Matthew Dunlap, P.E.

Senior Project Mechanical Engineer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Matt Dunlap specializes in the evaluation and rehabilitation of hydroelectric generating equipment, the design of hydroelectric power-stations, the design of fish passage facilities, and the design of ancillary power generating equipment including gates, penstocks, and lifting mechanisms. Specific activities and responsibilities within the hydroelectric industry have included the performance of upgrade feasibility studies, inspection and evaluation of turbine equipment, bid evaluations, system headloss evaluations, turbine efficiency testing, and ultrasonic penstock and gate inspections. Matt has also obtained a rope access work safety certification from Rope Access International for the inspections of a variety of gates and penstocks. Other mechanically related jobs have included HVAC design, solar hot water heater system selection, bridge crane procurement, mechanical power transmission design, brake design, intake trash rake installations, material handling system design, structural finite element analysis, and lighting plans.

EDUCATION
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Pensacola Christian College (2000)

 

Matthew L. Dunlap