Dr. Eric Matson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University. He has earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering, a Master of Software Engineering (M.S.E.) from Kansas State University, a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) from Ohio State University and a Bachelors (B.S.) in Computer Science from Kansas State University. Dr. Matson was named a Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 2016 to 2021. Dr. Matson worked in industry for 13 years for companies like AT&T and Schneider Electric. His current projects investigate how we use GPS, multi-robot coordination, automatic reconfiguring of robotic-based networks and multiagent modeling and organizations.