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Hello! I'm Matt.

 

A lot of things happened, and then I was born. I had a childhood. After a while, that ended. I have big plans to do very good things. This will take time. I have friends and a family, they are all doing well. Right now I am working hard on something or sleeping. I feel hopeful about discovering a lot of good things to show to other people, also other things too.

Matt Guthrie, Ph.D. 

Scientist

 

Phone:

616-510-6782

 

Email:

matthew.guthrie@ucf.edu 

 

Address:

University of Connecticut unit 3046

196 Auditorium Road, Storrs, CT 06269

 

Date of Birth:

March 8th, 1989

EXPERIENCE
 
2020-now

Adjunct Professor

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

Teaching introductory physics classes.

2018-2020

Postdoctoral Researcher

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

Working to understand the relationship between student performance in online homework systems and their overall course grades.

2015-now

Co-founder and Treasurer

MIDATALABS

We help nonprofits analyze data, synthesize knowledge, and visualize information. Our mission is to advance public data literacy, encourage civic engagement, and promote informed decision-making.

2012-2018

Research Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Analyzed large educational data sets in order to inform policy, promote equitable resource allocation, and because it was a lot of fun. Data sets included the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, and student demographic information.

2008-2010

Internship

TWISTHINK

Lab tech, hardware design, and testing. 

EDUCATION
 
2011-2018

Ph.D. Physics

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

  • Austin, Texas. Doctoral degree in physics. 

  • Completed coursework in theoretical physics, focusing on nonlinear dynamics, chaos, and biological physics. 

  • Dissertation investigated how to create equitable groups of schools in Texas by comparing the makeup of students who attend those schools, and the relationship between Texas high school demographic information and aggregate standardized test scores. 

2007-2011

B.Sc. Physics

MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

  • Houghton, Michigan. Bachelor of Science in physics.

  • Minors in astrophysics and mathematical sciences.

  • Thesis focused on the absorption and emission spectra of cesium in a strong nonuniform magnetic field. 

2003-2007

High School Diploma

GRAND HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL

  • Grand Haven, Michigan. High school diploma. 

  • I had lots of very good teachers. Never really had a bad teacher. Sometimes I had friends. Sometimes I didn’t. I was on the chess team and a hockey team, but never at the same time.

 
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CONTACT ME

Matt Guthrie

Scientist and Data Nerd

Phone:

616.510.6782

 

Email:

matthew.guthrie@ucf.edu

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