Matthew A. Carr, Ph.D., P.E. | Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Areas of Practice:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Design and Forensic Analysis
  • Project Management, Operations and Maintenance of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
  • Facilities and Energy Systems
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
  • Boiler and Forced-air Furnace Failures

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)


  • Petroleum-based, propane, and natural gas fuels storage and distribution
    system failures
  • Boiler and forced-air furnace failures, fires, and explosions
  • Improper combustion of fuels leading to soot emission events
  • Chimney, flue, and venting failures contributing to blow back and fires
  • Convective and radiant heaters, gas logs, and fireplace/woodstove failures
  • Forced air HVAC system failures and fires
  • Heat pump, air conditioner, and chiller system failures
  • Plumbing and hydronic and steam heating system freeze-related failures
  • Structural flooding events of various origins
  • Sprinkler system failures
  • Water wells, pumps, and plumbing system degradation and failures
  • Wastewater system and pumping station failures
  • Small and large household appliance fires and failures
  • Industrial equipment fires and failures
  • HVAC-related water damage events
  • Defects due to manufacturing, installation, and maintenance