Matthew W. Priddy


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2010
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2008

Experience Record

  • Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University, 2017-Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University, 2016-2017
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-2016
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Mississippi State University, 2008-2010

Specialty Areas

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Microstructure-Property Constitutive Modeling
  • Thermo-Mechanical Modeling
  • Additive Manufacturing

Honors and Awards

  • President’s Fellowship at Georgia Tech (2010-2014)



  • Matthew W. Priddy, Noah H. Paulson, Surya R. Kalidindi, & David L. McDowell. "Rapid evaluation of titanium microstructures for resistance to HCF through computationally efficient localization approaches." Submitted to International Journal of Fatigue.
  • Paul C. Kern, Matthew W. Priddy, Brett D. Ellis, & David L. McDowell. "A generalized implementation of the inductive design exploration method." Submitted to Materials and Design.
  • Kyle A. Brindley, Matthew W. Priddy, & Richard W. Neu. "Development of a damage indicator parameter for measuring relative cracking in Mo-Si-B alloys." Submitted to Integrated Materials and Manufacturing Innovation.
  • Noah H. Paulson, Matthew W. Priddy, David L. McDowell, & Surya R. Kalidindi (2017). “Reduced-order structure-property linkages for polycrystalline microstructures based on 2-point statistics.” Acta Materialia. 129, 428-438.
  • Jeffrey T. Lloyd & Matthew W. Priddy (2017). “Quantifying high-rate localization in Mg AZ31.” Acta Materialia. 129, 149-158.
  • Jordan S. Weaver, Matthew W. Priddy, Surya R. Kalidindi, & David L. McDowell (2016). "On Capturing the elastic and plastic anisotropy of α-Ti in titanium alloys with nanoindentation experiments." Acta Materialia. 117, 23-34.
  • Anirban Patra, Matthew W. Priddy, & David L. McDowell (2015). "Modeling the effects of microstructure on the tensile properties and micro-fracture behavior of Mo-Si-B alloys at elevated temperatures." 64, 6-17.

Conference Papers

  • Stephanie Gillespie & Matthew W. Priddy (2016). "Graduate students working towards engineering education: A case study of the GT-ASEE student chapter and programming." Proceedings of 2016 ASEE Southeastern Section Annual Conference and Meeting. Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Rebecca Reck, Anastasia Rynearson, & Matthew W. Priddy (2015). "ASEE student chapter longevity and programming." American Society for Engineering Education: Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Annual