Matthew J. Whelan, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223


Office: 3326 EPIC
Phone: 704-687-1239
Email: M.Whelan@charlotte.edu


Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering Clarkson University
M.S. Civil Engineering Clarkson University
B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Clarkson University

Holloway, D.C., Whelan, M.J., and Janoyan, K.D. Cooper Technologies Company (Issued October 2013) Integrated condition or actuation monitoring and control components for switches, circuit breakers, panel boards, and other items for electrical control and circuit protection. U.S. Patent US8570179B2.

Whelan, M.J., Ivey, J., and Dulin, S. Nondestructive Inspection Tools for Timber Distribution Poles, and Related Methods. US 2019/0017896.

Research Interests
Intelligent Infrastructure Systems and Long-Term Bridge Management
Embedded Systems Design for Novel Structural, Mechanical, and Industrial Applications
Structural Health Monitoring Approaches and Experimental Diagnostics
Low-Power RF Communications for Terrestrial and Underground Sensing Applications
Modal Analysis, System Identification, and Structural Identification

Damage in structures subjected to blast loads – Follow Link to ISERRT Facility