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Anthony Dorinko and James Gungl take on key State roles

In late 2016, Anthony Dorinko, Associate Director and Mechanical Engineer, was appointed to the Society of Building Services Engineers, a Technical Society of the peak professional body, Engineers Australia. “The Society promotes, for the benefit of the public in general, the art, science and practice of Building Services Engineering associated with the built environment and as building [...]

Our People

Newly appointed Umow Lai Associate Director Hugh Wilson has a particular interest in the design and coordination of projects that include a strong HVAC – Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning component. “I like providing solutions to challenging and unique problems that clients find themselves confronted with,” the Sydney-based Mechanical engineer explains. “For one of our [...]

Our Future Leaders Network discuss industry trends

The Future Leaders event, to be held at 6.00pm on 1st March will launch the 2017 Program. Taking advantage of the warmer weather, the event will be held on the outdoor terrace at Umow Lai’s South Yarra office, providing an excellent networking atmosphere for industry Future Leaders. The Future Leaders program is aimed at professionals [...]

Teddy Bears Picnic

Engineers who can cook Plates of cake pops, giant cookies, scones and brownies baked by our creative home cooks was all it took to entice their fellow Umow Lai Melbourne colleagues to come and taste their creations made for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser held on 27 May, as an annual event at Umow Lai. [...]

25 years on, Umow Lai’s still going strong

Twenty five years ago, George Umow and Dominic Lai came together and set up an independent, engineering consultancy business. They worked out of a small rented office on the fringe of Melbourne’s CBD with seven people; three of whom are integral members of the company today. Over the intervening years, Umow Lai has expanded into [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Office, Staff, Summary|

New Appointments

We are pleased to announce the following appointments. Dr. Weng Poh, Victoria  National Technical Director As a highly regarded Fire Engineer, Dr Weng Poh begins his new role as National Technical Director of Fire Engineering at Umow Lai as a proven contributor to building fire safety development, design and management. Weng is widely experienced with over [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Staff|

Investing in our Future – Interview with Matthew Webb, AIRAH 2014 Student of the Year

Biomimicry, from Greek "bios" (meaning life) and "mimesis" (to imitate) is innovation inspired by nature. It offers designers - in all fields of human endeavour - innovation opportunities to develop new products, processes and systems in a more sustainable way. Matt is a sustainability consultant at Umow Lai who specialises in the detailed analysis of [...]

Green Cities – Creating Community Uplift

Digby Hall, Principal Sustainability Consultant based in Umow Lai’s Sydney office, has received excellent feedback following his presentation at the Green Cities ‘Connect’ conference in Melbourne last month (17-19 March). He is also excited about some of the ideas, innovations and suggestions for providing effective outcomes espoused by leading experts from around the world. “My [...]