Matt Shrack is a field scientist at Creek Run. He joined Creek Run in May 2017. Matt graduated with a B.A. in Natural Resources and Environmental Management and a minor in Spanish from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Matt is primarily responsible for groundwater sampling, creating groundwater flow and contaminant plume maps, technical report writing, and surveying monitoring wells. He has completed the OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training and attends annual refresher courses.
During his college career, Matt worked on several undergraduate research projects which included topics in water resources, soil remediation, and air quality monitoring. He presented a research project at Ball State in regards to the influences of formaldehyde exposure in the workplace and home. During his last year at Ball State, Matt participated in a group research project that focused on the water resources and issues of Western Australia in comparison to the United States. He also completed an internship with Ran-Del Agri-Services in Parker City which involved soil sampling, crop specification, and the use of fertilizers/chemicals in agriculture.
In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoor recreation, playing sports, and volunteering at church.