matthew j. mastrelli

Associate Engineer at SKE Forensic Consultants

Mr. Mastrelli joined SKE Foresnic Consultants in May 2019 as an Associate Engineer. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University. he is currently studying to obtain his full accreditation as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist from The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (A.C.T.A.R.).

While attending Penn State University, Mr. Mastrelli acted in a leadership role with
Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) as the Electrical Team Leader. He was
then elected as the Chief Engineer of the Formula SAE team. In his position as Electrical
Team Leader, Mr. Mastrelli was part of a team responsible for building an 80-horsepower
formula race car, which included complete design and development. Mr. Mastrelli was
responsible for implementing test procedures of the full electrical system. As Chief
Engineer, he was responsible for identifying, diagnosing and resolving vehicle issues by
running finite element analysis (computer simulations of stress analysis on design
components) and overseeing the in-house machining for all components.

Mr. Mastrelli enjoys rebuilding and restoring vehicles in his spare time. Mr. Mastrelli’s
experience in rebuilding cars affords him with the knowledge and real-world experience on the performance of vehicles and components in a crash.

Mr. Mastrelli has a wide-range of experience, including a R&D Lab Intern at Patterson
Kelly-Harsco Industrial where he was responsible for conducting tests of boiler parts to
ensure reliability and longevity. He also owned his own landscaping business for over 10
years, which provided him with experience in which equipment designs worked and
performed well, and which do not. Mr. Mastrelli’s broad experience has afforded him the
opportunity to observe failures and successful designs in various disciplines, from racing
to heavy equipment. Mr. Mastrelli’s hands-on experience has afforded him the
opportunity to employ various methods to resolve issues in the field.

Mr. Mastrelli utilizes his engineering education to apply scientific methods when
analyzing obstacles and relies on his real-world experience to solve problems. Mr.
Mastrelli is ideally suited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist due to his experience in
problem-solving, along with his strong foundation in Mechanical Engineering, providing
an excellent fit at SKE Forensic Consultants. In the short time that Mr. Mastrelli has been
with SKE, he has played an active role in upgrading corporate vehicles with new test
equipment for heavy vehicles. He also obtained his commercial UAV license and is an
FAA certified drone pilot.

Matthew Mastrelli excels in mechanical knowledge of machines and is skilled at
troubleshooting effective solutions. He excels in competitions and is fluent in high-level
mathematics. Matthew is an avid gearhead and enjoys volunteering for various