Matthew Williamson

Assistant Professor
Director of eSports
Year Appointed
2017
Courses - Fall
2020
  • Scientific Computing
  • Data Structures
  • PIO 101: Git Gud or Git Rekt
Courses - Spring
2021
  • Computer Programming I
  • Scientific Computing
  • Web Design & Programming
  • Linux

Biography

Dr. Matt Williamson graduated from Marietta College in 2007 with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics and a minor in Leadership Studies.  As a student, Matt was involved in several campus organizations including SGA, where he served as the commuter representative, and various instrumental ensembles. 
 
After receiving his Ph.D. from West Virginia University in 2013, Matt was an Assistant Professor at WVU Institute of Technology, where he taught a variety of courses including programming, data structures, operating systems, and compilers. He also served as the faculty advisor for the Association of Computing Machinery and E-Sports student organizations. In 2017, Matt returned to Marietta College to join the Math, Computing, and Information Systems department.
 
Matt’s research interests include algorithmic graph theory, shortest paths, and negative cycle detection. He has publications in several journals including the Journal of Discrete Algorithms and Algorithmica.