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Matthew D'Ambrosia

Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Senior Engineer and Project Manager in the Materials and Mechanics Department of CTLGroup


Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Civil and Environmental Engineering


PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois

MS in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa

Research Interests

Dr. D’Ambrosia has broad experience in concrete materials behavior, durability and characterization. His research background includes development of new experiments, numerical modeling, and material optimization. Since joining CTLGroup, Dr. D’Ambrosia has specialized in solving difficult problems for the construction industry.

His interests include materials optimization for specialized applications, durability-related mechanisms such as volume change and cracking, as well as new approaches to prediction and verification of service life, durability, and sustainability. He has expertise with large infrastructure and energy projects throughout the US, such as bridges, highways, dams, and power plants.

Significant Recognition

  • Chester P. Sless Award for Scholastic Achievement and Promise for Research
  • Frederic T. & Edith F. Mavis Memorial Fellowship
  • APWA Dr. Emil Nigro Memorial Scholarship
  • Harvey H. Hagge Concrete Scholarship

Significant Professional Service

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Fellow
  • IStructE, Fellow