Matt Prebble
Research Scientist


Matt Prebble is an expert in systems engineering with a background in space plans and policy, operations research and modeling/simulation. He has supported studies/projects at the FAA, DARPA, NASA, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, including Congressional, Secretary of Defense, and Secretary of the Air Force sponsored studies in the areas of space launch and space control. Additionally, he is an expert in human movement science, biomechanics, and sports injury epidemiology and served a three year term on the Health and Science Policy Committee of the American College of Sports Medicine helping to develop policy positions related to health, wellness, and prevention of sports injuries.

Prior to joining CNA, Prebble worked as a space systems analyst for ANSER, Inc. supporting the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Space)/DNRO and the OSD Office of Space Policy.

Prebble is completing a Ph.D. in biomechanics from George Mason University and holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Florida, an M.S. in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida, an M.E. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in operations research from George Mason University, and a B.S. in mathematical sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University.