Matthew is a third year PhD student, currently studying under the supervision of Dr Rein. His project, INERSKIN, is funded by Arup and EPSRC and is focused on improving the fire safety and design of building facades using smart algorithms.
Over his PhD he has combined knowledge from the fields of optimisation, heat transfer, statistics, and machine learning. He also worked on the NFPA and Arup tool for assessing facade safety: EFFECT
His undergraduate degree was in theoretical physics from University College London (MSci 2016). His 4th year research project was in quantum optics, and ended up leading to a paper published in Physical Review.