sailing Matthew Wall

A Short Biography






Matthew actively supports the MIT sailing program by teaching classes and organizing the bluewater program.

Matthew wrote and maintains GAlib, a library of C++ components for optimization using genetic algorithms.

Matthew helped build Decavitator, a human powered hydrofoil on which Professor Mark Drela set a world record speed of 18.5 knots in 1991. Matthew is the curator of the Decavitator web site.