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Matt Hopkins

Brooks Center
Mail Code 0503
1650 Research Center Drive
Blacksburg, VA

Matt has lived in Snowville with his wife, Brea, for the last 24 years.  Along with his 17 year old son, Avery, he enjoys serving his local community as a Volunteer Firefighter for the Snowville Fire Department.  When he has spare time, Matt enjoys  traveling, working on project cars/trucks,  and being with family and friends. 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Maintenance and operation of servo-hydraulic and data acquisition equipment
  • General maintenance and upkeep of the Brooks Forest Products Center
  • Coordinating the installation of new equipment
  • Assisting students and faculty with research projects
  • Inventory and surplus of department equipment
  • Organize test set-ups and assemble test fixtures in accordance with established procedures