Matthew Hull serves as Associate Director for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the NSF-funded US National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) and Virginia Tech’s National Center for Earth and Environmental Nanotechnology (NanoEarth). He also serves as Research Scientist and Associate Director for the Virginia Tech Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory (NCFL) managed by the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS). He received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2011 and an M.S. in Biology from Virginia Tech in 2002. He received his B.S. In Environmental Science from Ferrum College in 2000. Hull is also President and Owner of NanoSafe, Inc., a provider of nanotechnology human and environmental health and safety (EHS) services and nano-enabled sustainability solutions he founded in 2007.