About

Mat joined Blackstone in 2017 as an Environmental Geologist and is Blackstone’s Lead Field Geologist. He leads the geospatial and UAV services program at Blackstone providing aerial mapping/imaging, asset management, and more. Mat is a licensed FAA Part 107 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV/Drone) pilot.

Mat works in Blackstone’s Overland Park, Kan. office. He is an avid runner and fitness enthusiast and enjoys camping, hiking, and being in the mountains.

Education

  • M.S. Geology, University of Kansas, 2016
  • B.S. Earth Science, Emporia State University, 2014

Registrations & Certifications

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER
  • APNGA Portable Nuclear Gauge Safety & U.S. D.O.T Hazmat Certification
  • FAA Part 107 Certified

Expertise

Groundwater monitoring and sampling; groundwater and gas monitoring well installation oversight activities; geospatial database creation and management; asset management through geospatial mapping; UAV aerial imagery; and UAV topographic surveys.