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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Roger C. Matthews
Honeywell (Retired)

Mr. Roger Matthews started his career with Grumman Aircraft in 1964 and worked in various engineering positions. One of his highest achievements was on the design of a cryogenic loading system for the lunar module, which landed on the moon. Mr. Matthews also held a position in marketing for the Gulfstream Business Jet. Shortly thereafter, he went to work as assistant vice president for Loeb Rhoades and Hornblower & Company on Wall Street working on tax exempt bond issues. After his work on Wall Street, he worked for Honeywell, formerly Allied Signal, until his retirement twenty-three years later. He held various financial positions including assistant treasurer.

Mr. Matthews is proud to be a part of the 1963 graduating class of Rutgers University where he completed his B.S. in mechanical engineering and played lacrosse. He also received his M.S. in industrial management from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. For over sixteen years, Mr. Matthews served on the Board of the Newark Boys Chorus School and volunteered for seven consecutive years as the dinner chair. He also serves as the treasurer and on the Board of the Mendham Area Senior Housing, the Rutgers Industrial Advisory Board and was on the Board of the Tri-Country Scholarship Fund. Mr. Matthews and his wife, Mary Elyn, live in Mendham NJ and have two grown children, Roger Matthews Jr. and Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hunt and four grandchildren.