Matthew M. Uliana
TRC Environmental Corporation
Dr. Uliana brings over 20 years of experience in private consulting related to hydrogeology, water resources, and geochemistry and over six years of experience in university-level teaching and academic research to Forester University.
Dr. Uliana is currently employed by TRC Environmental in Austin, TX as a Senior Hydrogeologist. Uliana's consulting experience includes: groundwater resource assessments, geochemical investigations, groundwater modeling, mining impacts on aquifers and sensitive wetlands, permitting of injection wells for waste disposal, aquifer test analysis, surface water resource assessments, and expert witness testimony. Uliana is also an adjunct lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin where he occasionally teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on groundwater hydrology and chemical hydrogeology.
Dr. Uliana has taught classes in general geology, physical and chemical hydrogeology, water resources, applied geology, and structural geology to undergraduates and graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University-San Marcos, and the State University of New York at New Patlz. Uliana has also taught short courses on groundwater modeling using the USGS MODFLOW software package, and has given numerous seminars and presentations to technical and non-technical audiences on basic earth science, the fundamentals of hydrogeology, and aquifer testing methods.
Dr. Uliana has also conducted academic research in hydrogeology and aqueous geochemistry, and has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals includingGround Water, Journal of Hydrology, and Chemical Geology, as well as numerous manuscripts and abstracts in conference proceedings. He has presented on a regular basis at national and regional professional conferences, and has also presented as an invited speaker for industry as well as public audiences.
Dr. Uliana received his doctoral and master's degrees in Geological Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin, and also holds a B.S. in Geology/Anthropology from James Madison University.