Virtual Conference: November 16 – 19, 2020
Peter Matic is the Associate Director of Research for the Materials Science and Component Technology Directorate at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC. His responsibilities include the technical direction, financial management, and administration of over 500 scientists, engineers, and staff. The Directorate conducts multidisciplinary research and technology development in materials, chemistry, biomolecular science, plasma and laser physics, and electronics for the Navy, Marine Corps, DoD, and other government agencies. Prior to joining NRL, he worked at the General Dynamics Corporation/Electric Boat Division. Dr. Matic has over 45 refereed publications, 50 conference proceedings, 70 presentations, 20 technical reports, and six patents. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a doctorate in Applied Mechanics from Lehigh University.