The firm was founded in 1981 by the current principals, Ricardo “Richard” Martin, P.E. and Enrique Vilató, P.E.
Silvia V. Lacasa, P.E. joined the firm in 1988.
The firm employs the services of additional mechanical and electrical engineers, as well as CAD operators.
Martin-Vilato Associates received the “Outstanding Consulting Engineer of the Year” Award in 1996, issued by the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
RICARDO A. MARTIN, P.E.
President, Mechanical Engineer
B.S.M.E. - University of Florida, March 1971
Florida, 1975 California, 1980 Texas, 1981 Georgia, 1981 New York, 1991 Colorado, 1995
For the past 48 years, Mr. Martin has been involved in the mechanical design of a variety of large industrial, commercial, and residential projects. Mechanical design services include HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems. Previous projects include manufacturing facilities, solid waste transfer stations, sewage and water treatment plants, rapid transit systems (under and above ground), airports, hospitals, office buildings, schools and universities, and high-rise apartment buildings; plus numerous other projects for private clients, for local, state and federal government, and for the military.
ASME, ASHRAE, ASPE, FES, NSPE, FICE, ACEC, University of Florida Alumni Association
ENRIQUE G. VILATO, P.E.
Vice President, Electrical Engineer
B.S.E.E. - University of Miami, January 1966
Advanced Work - Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Miami, 1966-1968
For over 50 years, Mr. Vilato has been involved in the electrical design of a wide variety of large industrial, commercial, and residential projects including large manufacturing facilities, aircraft maintenance facilities, sewage and water treatment plants, urban transportation systems, expressway and arterial roadway lighting and signalization, airports, office buildings, schools and universities, and high-rise apartment buildings; plus numerous other projects for private clients, for local, state and federal government, and for the military.
His design experience ranges from the implementation of aerial and underground power distribution systems to delicate architectural lighting design; from high-voltage switchgear applications to low-voltage monitoring, communications and signaling systems design.
FES, NSPE, FICE, ACEC, IES, NFPA, University of Miami Alumni Association
SILVIA VILATO LACASA, P.E.
B.S.E.E. - University of Miami, May 1988 Magna Cum Laude
For the past 31 years, Ms. Lacasa has been involved in the electrical design of a variety of industrial, commercial, and residential projects, including office interiors, bank buildings, medical offices, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and schools.
Florida Board of Professional Engineers- Board Member 1999-2004
Association of Cuban Engineers (AIC) - Board of Directors 1990-95
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) S.E. Fla. Section - Board of Directors 1990-92
Member of: Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortarboard, Golden Key, University of Miami Alumni Association
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