Immigration Policy Lab

Michael Maurer

Senior Software Engineer, GeoMatch



Michael joined IPL as a software engineer on the GeoMatch project in November 2021. He works with governments and the IPL team to develop software that is easy to use, easy to manage, and considerate of each organization’s needs.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Science in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He previously worked on the Drive team at Google as an engineer and on various websites as a freelance developer. He has been involved with after-school education as a tutor and mentor for 15 years, often with a focus on technology and coding. When not at a computer, Michael can often be found biking, playing guitar, synthesizing sounds, getting tangled in audio and computer cables, and cooking plant-based meals.