MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2007
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2003
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
B.S. Aerospace Engineering (Cum Laude), 2001
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2001
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM
Education Abroad Program in Aerospace Engineering, 1999-2000
Dr. Matthew J. Traum is a Senior Lecturer in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Florida and founding CEO at Engineer Inc., a Florida-based STEM education technology company. Traum invented @HOLM™ lab kits to enable students in on-line courses to build and run engineering experiments remotely at home.
Dr. Traum is a well-known higher education researcher, educator, administrator, and fund raiser. As a PI or Co-PI, Traum has attracted over $841 K in funding for research, education, and entrepreneurial ventures from multiple sources including NSF, NASA, ASHRAE, AIAA, Sigma Xi, the Texas State Energy Conservation Office, and several industry sponsors including Toshiba and Oshkosh.