Matthew J. Trussoni

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Matthew J. Trussoni

Assistant Professor in Practice Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-2991




Dr. Trussoni is a practitioner and professor of architecture, engineering and construction. He is a registered Architect (AR 94229), Professional Engineer (PE 69318) and Certified General Contractor (CGC1526350) in the State of Florida. He holds several certificates including a Building Performance Analysis Certificate (BPAC) from Autodesk and a Green Professional Certificate (GPRO) from the Urban Green Council. Matthew was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin where his father owned and operated Tru-Line Construction, Inc. for over 30 years. His first formal education was an apprenticeship with the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman which he completed in 1999. Matthew received his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2003. He went on to receive a dual Master's Degree in Architecture and Urban Design in 2005 and a PhD in Civil (Structural) Engineering in 2009 from the University of Miami. His professional associations include the American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Florida Engineering Society (FES).

Research Interests

Quantifying sustainable structures through material properties testing and the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of structural systems.


    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, Ph.D. in Civil (Structural) Engineering (2009)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, M.S. in Master of Architecture (2005)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl, M.S. in Urban Design (2005)
    • Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, B.S. in Architectural Engineering (2003)


  • Green Building Professional (GPRO), . (2018 - Present)
  • Building Performance Analysis, . (2013 - Present)

  • Certified General Contractor, (2018 - Present)
  • Professional Engineer, (2009 - Present)
  • Registered Architect, (2007 - Present)


    • Henan University, Visiting Professor. (2014 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Assistant Professor. (2013 - Present)
    • Milwaukee School of Engineering, Assistant Professor. (2009 - 2013)


  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Trussoni, M. J., Raebel, C., Huttelmaier, P., Simatic, E. (2014).Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Comparison for Long Span Cable and Truss Structural Systems: A Case Study. ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 21, 33.
    • Trussoni, M. J., Zollo, R., Hays, C. (2013).Fracture Properties of Concrete Mixtures Containing Expanded Polystyrene Aggregate Replacement. ACI Materials Journal, 110, 549-557.
    • Trussoni, M. J., Hays, C., Zollo, R. (2012).Comparing Lightweight Polystyrene Concrete Using Engineered or Waste Materials. ACI Materials Journal, 109, 101-108.

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