Dr. Matthew Hallowell is a President’s Teaching Scholar and Endowed Professor of Construction Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and a PhD with a focus on Construction Engineering and Occupational Safety and Health. Before his academic career, he worked in construction as a laborer, project engineer, and quality inspector. Dr. Hallowell specializes in construction safety research and has pioneered leading indicators, hazard recognition programs, safety risk assessment, and precursor analysis. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and has overseen over $3 million in external funding. For his research, he has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the Construction Industry Institute Outstanding Researcher Award.