Each year, several standout graduates are selected to receive the Alumni Achievement Award, which is presented during the commencement ceremony. Matt's accomplishments made him a clear choice for this special honor.
- Polymer Engineering
After earning his associate’s from Penn College and bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Penn State, Matt dove into an exciting career in the aerospace industry. He was the youngest materials and process engineer at Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. where he contributed to many NASA projects like the James Webb Space Telescope and investigating protective space suit coatings.
Today, he’s continuing his work with Jibu, an organization dedicated to combatting the water crisis in East Africa. Matt also provides technical sales, process development, and materials engineering support for FlackTek and its innovative mixer used to create products for all types of industries from healthcare to aerospace.