Omer Ali, EIT

Mechanical Research and Design Engineer

Omer Ali is a Mechanical Research and Design Engineer at Ecotope where he works on researching, developing, testing, demonstrating, and verifying the performance of innovative technologies needed to combat the climate crisis. His focus involves designing mechanical and plumbing systems for highly energy-efficient buildings, collecting performance data in the field, and supporting the development of codes, standards, guidelines, and programs needed to take proven technologies to scale in the marketplace.

Omer is passionate about developing innovative technologies needed to decarbonize the building sector, electrifying buildings, driving down energy use in buildings to free up grid capacity for electric vehicles, and shifting our energy use away from peak demand periods, with the ultimate goal of making a positive impact on the world.


B.S., Mechanical Engineering (Honors), University of Khartoum

Engineer-in-Training: Washington

National Council of Examiners for Enginering and Surveying (NCEES)
American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Mechatronics Club at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Khartoum

Gaming, traveling, hiking, reading