Michael A. Perez,

Graduate Research Assistant
Dept. of Civil Engineering
Auburn University

Michael Perez brings his extensive ongoing research and field experience with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Forester University. Perez is a graduate student at Auburn University pursuing a Ph.D. in civil engineering. His primary research involves investigating and improving current ALDOT inlet protection standard practices and sediment basin erosion and sediment control practices using large-scale testing techniques. Perez is also conducting research using unmanned aerial systems and technologies in construction engineering.

Perez attended Florida State University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a double major in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2012. He earned his Master's degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University in 2014.