About Matt

An incomplete modal decomposition

Howdy! I'm presently at Luminous Computing building the massive optical interconnect that will enable the world's most powerful AI supercomputer. Before this, I was leading silicon photonics at Nokia where we built the electrooptic chips that go into the telecommunications network allowing you to read these words.

Prior to Nokia, I was on the founding engineering team at Elenion Technologies, a fabless semiconductor startup acquired by Nokia in 2020. Elenion started in 2014 (originally, we were named "Coriant Advanced Technology, LLC") and was a fulfilling journey to see from start to finish. I did my electrical engineering Ph.D. at the University of Washington, designing large integrated silicon photonic circuits. I also spent some time at the National University of Singapore and Institute of Microelectronics, A*STAR in Singapore. I graduated from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA with a B.S. degree in engineering. I still think Harvey Mudd is, hands-down, the best undergraduate engineering program in the country.

For fun, I like to put myself into situations of low-to-moderate-consequence in a natural environment that rely on a combination of my athletic ability and technical skills to escape unscathed. I'm currently in Taos, NM, enjoying the fantastic skiing, rock climbing, and mountain biking the high-desert has to offer.

Email me at m@stre.sh