Matthew Polley PE, Fire Protection Engineer
Matthew is a Fire Protection Engineer for GHD in Baltimore, MD. He serves as Engineer of Record for multiple NAVFAC projects serving both NAVFAC Washington and NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic. On the majority of those designs, he also serves as the Qualified Fire Protection Engineer through construction. He also serves as the Fire Protection Engineer on multiple construction contracts as the third party quality control engineer. Prior to working for GHD, Matthew was a Fire Protection Engineer at USACE Middle East District as well as part of the Technical Center of Expertise for Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection. In this role, Matthew was responsible for witnessing the fire protection testing of a wide range of buildings all over the Middle East. He also oversaw the design and construction of hangar projects worldwide and was heavily involved in the acceptance testing of the fire protection systems within those hangars.
Dylan Desimone PE, Senior Project Manager / Mechanical EngineerDylan Desimone, Senior Project Manager for GHD, is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Texas.
He is experienced in mechanical design, commissioning, forensic engineering, and construction management for a wide variety of projects including: mechanical, electrical, fire protection and plumbing systems for 100+ military, water, wastewater, mining, industrial, energy, and data center projects.Dylan is a Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP) by the Association of Energy Engineers, and is also a member of the Professional Development in Engineering, Board of Advisors for University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
In a past life, Dylan was a Project Manager for a General Contractor responsible for bidding, construction administration, and on-site coordination of all trades for educational, commercial, and medical facility projects.