Worldwide Water Engineering: a Career in Coastal Engineering - View the video

Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark
Senior Project Manager
W.F. Baird & Associates

2981 Yarmouth Greenway Drive
Madison, WI 53711


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Architecture and Construction
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Matthew Clark has been working in the field of Coastal Engineering for the past 25 years. His career has taken him to many parts of the world including Dubai, Europe, Central America, Africa, and Wisconsin. Clark has been involved with very interesting projects such as design of offshore islands, port construction, public waterfront parks, and ecosystem restoration. He is a registered professional engineer in 15 states and three countries, and also has a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Coastal Engineering is an exciting and topical field, providing many opportunities to see the world, contribute to the public good and be well paid for it. If you are interested in math, science, and have a love of water, then you have come to the right place. We will explore the path to being a coastal engineer and why coastal engineering is becoming more important to all of us. (Running Time 22:09)