Matthew J. Daw, PE, LEED AP, Structural Engineer, joined the Philadelphia office of Keast & Hood in 1997 and became a principal in 2005 to open and direct the firm’s Washington, DC office. His hard work and perseverance is bolstered by his boundless energy, his knack for strong internal and external team building, and his creative, insightful engineering skills. Mat’s structural engineering acumen extends over a broad range of knowledge from archaic to modern structural systems. While his project engineering and management experience has encompassed significant new landmark building construction, Mat has amassed an equally extensive background involving the renovation, diagnostics, repair, and emergency stabilization of many notable existing and historic buildings in the U.S. and abroad.
Mat earned separate degrees in Architectural Engineering and Civil Engineering from Drexel University in 1992 and 1993 and is registered in 17 states. He is a US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional and a registered professional with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). His leadership extends from the office to the professional communities of Baltimore and Washington, DC.
Mat serves as a member of several technical and philanthropic organizations including; American Institute of Architects, The Association for Preservation Technology, DC Preservation League, Engineer’s Society of Baltimore/Engineer’s Club, Preservation Maryland, Structural Engineer’s Association of Metropolitan Washington, US Lighthouse Society, and the Washington Architectural Foundation. Mat currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Washington Architectural Foundation, Preservation Maryland, and the DC Preservation League and served as past chairman of the Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington, SEA-MW.