Matt Ely

Biography

Matt Ely is the Associate Director of Hydrologic Interpretive Programs for the New England Water Science Center. Matt manages a diverse team of over 75 scientists and technicians working on complex, interdisciplinary water resource issues across New England, the nation, and the world. Previously he served as the Geohydrology Studies Chief with the USGS New Mexico Water Science Center in Albuquerque and as a project hydrologist with the Washington Water Science Center in Tacoma. He received a B.S. in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina and an M.S. in Geoscience from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Matt developed numerous groundwater-flow and watershed models and served as project chief on regional water resource assessments. He has been with the USGS since 1998.