- Master of Science, Structural Engineering – Iowa State University – Ames, IA (2012)
- Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering – South Dakota State University – Brookings, SD (2010)
Licensure / Certifications:
- Civil Engineer – Iowa
- Structural Engineer – Nebraska and Tennessee
Derek Matthies, P.E., S.E., is a structural engineer with over 4 years of experience in building design. His diverse portfolio includes design experience with all building material types including steel, concrete, masonry and timber, in addition to extensive knowledge of the requirements for special wind and seismic detailing. As a project engineer, Derek’s responsibilities include structural engineering analysis, preparation of design drawings and on-site observations. Derek is also the technical leader of KC Engineering’s 3-D point cloud modeling in Revit®.
Since joining KC Engineering in 2012, Derek has been a dedicated engineering professional who understands the culture and values important to clients. He is a registered Professional Engineer and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
In his free time, Derek enjoys spending time with his wife, Amy, and following his favorite sports teams: Iowa State Cyclones, South Dakota State Jackrabbits and Minnesota Vikings.
What do you like about working at KC Engineering?
KC Engineering provides a great environment for learning and growing as an engineer by promoting innovation while tempering with experience.