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Matthew Preisser 

Matthew Preisser is a second year dual-degree student at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Cockrell School of Engineering. He received a B.Eng in Biosystems Engineering with a concentration in ecology as well as minors in Sustainability Studies and German from Auburn University. His research interests include the application of technology and applied sciences to benefit at-risk communities impacted by climate change and extreme weather events. In conjunction with Brumley, Matthew will be conducting research as a National Science Foundation Fellow on the uses of satellite imagery in disaster preparedness in Southern Asia. Upon graduation, Matthew will pursue work in international humanitarian aid with an emphasis on disaster preparedness or water security.