About Matthew

Mr. Matthew Senn is the Practice Leader of Energy and a licensed Professional Engineer with a strong background in renewable energy power generation (Megawatt class wind turbines). With over 14 years of experience in wind turbine construction, commissioning, upgrades, operation and service he understands the utility-grade wind turbine from top to bottom. He specializes in failure analysis of low-voltage, high-power generators/motors and their associated control systems. He has experience analyzing failed deep-groove ball bearings installed on...

Mr. Matthew Senn is the Practice Leader of Energy and a licensed Professional Engineer with a strong background in renewable energy power generation (Megawatt class wind turbines). With over 14 years of experience in wind turbine construction, commissioning, upgrades, operation and service he understands the utility-grade wind turbine from top to bottom. He specializes in failure analysis of low-voltage, high-power generators/motors and their associated control systems. He has experience analyzing failed deep-groove ball bearings installed on generators and motors. He has performed root cause analysis on large gauge insulated conductor cables, high-power vacuum tube contactors, generator slip rings with carbon brushes, power factor correction capacitors and ultrasonic anemometers. He has experience designing installation of motor current monitoring systems, condition monitoring systems, large gauge conductor cable repair and engineered tower power and light systems. He has assisted in the development of electrical safety lock-out/tag-out programs and authored many repair instructions for electrical components. At Envista, he has led or assisted in the technical investigation of over 32 wind turbine losses.

Mr. Matthew Senn is the Practice Leader of Energy and a licensed Professional Engineer with a strong background in renewable energy power generation (Megawatt class wind turbines). With over 14 years of experience in wind turbine construction, commissioning, upgrades, operation and service he understands the utility-grade wind turbine from top to...

Mr. Matthew Senn is the Practice Leader of Energy and a licensed Professional Engineer with a strong background in renewable energy power generation (Megawatt class wind turbines). With over 14 years of experience in wind turbine construction, commissioning, upgrades, operation and service he understands the utility-grade wind turbine from top to bottom. He specializes in failure analysis of low-voltage, high-power generators/motors and their associated control systems. He has experience analyzing failed deep-groove ball bearings installed on generators and motors. He has performed root cause analysis on large gauge insulated conductor cables, high-power vacuum tube contactors, generator slip rings with carbon brushes, power factor correction capacitors and ultrasonic anemometers. He has experience designing installation of motor current monitoring systems, condition monitoring systems, large gauge conductor cable repair and engineered tower power and light systems. He has assisted in the development of electrical safety lock-out/tag-out programs and authored many repair instructions for electrical components. At Envista, he has led or assisted in the technical investigation of over 32 wind turbine losses.

Areas of Expertise

  • Automation and Controls
  • Electrical Fires
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Equipment Consulting
  • Equipment Repair/​Replacement Scope and Cost Analysis
  • Lightning and Power Surges
  • Power and Energy
  • Product Testing and Failure Analysis
  • Renewable Energy Equipment (Solar/​Wind/​Hydro)
  • Transformer Fires
  • Turbines
  • Turbines, Power Generators, High-Speed Gearboxes and Auxiliary Equipment

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
    Purdue University – West Lafayette, Indiana
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Matthew Senn, PE

Practice Leader

Energy

Come See Matthew

  • 15 - 17 September 2024
    Houston, TX
    United States
    Attending Event
    Houston Marine & Energy Insurance Conference (HMEIC)
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