Matthew Owen is an undergraduate at Appalachian State University majoring in mathematics. He hopes to become a mechanical engineer after graduation. Matthew joined the Academy of Science in spring semester of 2009 and with the financial assistance of the grant NSF STEP-0756928 the student group along with Jeff Hirst Ph.D. was able to make several presentations on their research.

Faculty Sponsor: Jeffry Hirst, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State University