Matthew R. Hyre | University of Northwestern, St. Paul
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Matthew R. Hyre, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University
B.S. Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point

Contact Information

Nazareth Hall, N2065
3003 Snelling Ave. N
St Paul, MN 55113


Matt Hyre came to University of Northwestern in 2010 by way of the Virginia Military Institute where he began his teaching career. His primary teaching responsibilities include courses in physics and engineering.

In addition to teaching, Matt maintains a very active research program. He has authored numerous papers in the fields of computational modeling and biomedical applications, and has lectured on these topics at universities around the world.

In his free time, Matt enjoys running and music. He is married and has one son.

Specialty Areas

  • Computational modeling in biomedicine
  • Mathematical methods in industrial forming
  • Multiphase modeling and simulation

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