Matt is a rising senior at UC Berkeley. A chemistry major with a concentration in materials chemistry, he wishes to pursue a PhD in materials science and engineering after college. Matt was born in Teaneck, New Jersey but was raised in Boca Raton, Florida. His favorite activities include reading, meeting new people, playing games, and watching YouTube videos. What he ultimately wants is to become a materials scientist who tackles relevant energy issues of today and tomorrow through the perspective of materials chemistry. Matt especially looks forward to his time in Taiwan.