The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Matthew Elder

Matthew Elder Currently pursuing a Masters in Aerospace Engineering. Earned bachelors degree from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Hobbies include golf, guitar, and anything outside.

Research Interests

Key interests:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerospace Systems Design Analysis
  • Low Boom Supersonic Design

Sponsored Work: Raytheon Low Drag Pod Project:

  • Parameterized pod geometry to allow aerodynamic analysis
  • Created ModelCenter Environment to analyze total drag experienced by pod

Grand Challenge Work:

  • Project Manager
  • Responsible for modification and execution of ANOPP


  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2010, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville