BA, Williams College; MS, Ph.D., University of Maryland
My research interests include oceanic and atmospheric dynamics; understanding the fate, transport, and impact of plastic pollution on freshwater systems; data assimilation; remote sensing; hyperspectral vehicle tracking; and cardiac electrical dynamics.
In the News
November 15, 2022
Why can't we recycle more plastic products?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Matthew Hoffman, associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences.
January 31, 2022
Tait Preserve becoming hotbed for interdisciplinary research
RIT has an emerging new hotspot for interdisciplinary research about 25 minutes from the main campus. The Tait Preserve includes a 60-acre lake and a private mile of Irondequoit Creek adjacent to Ellison Park, offering endless opportunities for research, education, and conservation activities.
September 28, 2021
Researchers receive funding to research and address how plastic ends up in Great Lakes
Professor Christy Tyler from the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences and Associate Professor Matthew Hoffman from the School of Mathematical Sciences secured two NOAA Marine Debris Program awards to lead interdisciplinary projects with big environmental implications.