Matthew is a doctoral researcher at the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre. His research investigates the design, fabrication and testing of photonics integrated circuits for applications in large-scale quantum networks. He is an active science communicator and combines his research work with outreach, science communication and public engagement with research activities. In his free time, Matthew cycles, climbs and goes mountaineering. You can read more from him on his International Research and Outreach blog.