Matthew S. Mercer

Consultant / P.E. / Columbus

Background

Mr. Mercer holds a B.S. degree and an M.S. degree Civil/Structural Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Florida, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia. 

As a professional engineer, he has  developed conceptual designs and proposals, full site designs, modifications to existing designs, scans and field measurements to produce information where none was available, site coordination, and on-site construction support and engineering design in the field. He also has experience collaborating with multiple disciplines working to coordinate and compile the work of subordinates on his team as part of a large and complex project. In addition, he has experience working as a researcher with VDOT to develop an idealized transverse connection for a conceptual bridge system. He has also developed concrete mixes and performed material testing to monitor concrete strength, creep and shrinkage properties to identify properties best suited for unique applications.  

Education and Certifications

  • Civil Engineering, B.S.: Ohio University
  • Civil (Structural) Engineering, M.S.: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Professional Engineer: Florida, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia