Matt Loman (he/him)

Matt LomanPosition/What you do at U of R?

I am a PhD candidate in the Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Group. In my current project, I am studying anthropogenic sources of methane to New York State.

Where are you from?

I grew up outside of Boston, MA and went to high school and undergrad in central Virginia.

What got you interested in Earth and Environmental Sciences?

A love of nature and a desire to understand and do something about climate change.

What do you enjoy most about U of R?

My research! It's why I'm here. Still haven't met anyone who has a cooler research topic than I do.

Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies?

I like baking and trying new recipes. I've been making a lot of pies and scones lately to take advantage of the variety of fresh fruit at the public market.

What is your favorite book?

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. LeGuin.