Welcome to the homepage of A. Matthew Francis

Matt is an expert in IC design, modeling and simulation, including in environmental effects. He is Founder and President of Fayetteville-based Ozark IC, Inc, a provider of custom integrated circuits solutions for all environments (from consumer grade to extreme).

He also volunteers as an Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Arkansas, and as chair of the Northeast Arkansas IEEE Ozark Section (2016-present), helping found the Elkins Robotics and Electronics Club in 2017 through that organization..

He has led a number of successful commercial product developments (including models, hardware and software), and has led or contributed to research programs with organizations such as NASA, JPL, DTRA, DARPA, DOE, NSF, the US Army and the USAF.

Matt and his talented wife Lynn have lived in Elkins, AR since 2007, where they maintain a small farm that contains the historic 1896 R.H. Stokenbury house that they renevotad. In their spare time they enjoy horse riding, making hay and the art of antique tractor repair. Matt and Lynn are also former members and supporters of the Razorback Marching Band - where they met.