Matthew McMahon

Assistant Professor of Engineering Science



Bachelor of Science, Geology, Texas A&M University

Doctorate of Philosophy, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia

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  • Assistant Professor, 2022 to Present
  • Professional Experience:
    • McMahon conducted and managed collaborative research projects as a Materials Engineer and Team Lead at NAVSEA’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) in Bethesda, Maryland. His work supported NSWCCD core competencies across surface ships, submarines, and unmanned vehicles. His research focused on environmental fracture mitigation, protective coatings, failure analysis, and safe life design, with emphasis on ship superstructures, weapon systems, fasteners, and additively manufactured components.
  • The Metals, Minerals, and Materials Society (TMS)
  • American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)