Brydon Wang is a technology and construction lawyer who is passionate about smart city technology, infrastructure delivery and new ways people can come together to live, work and play. He researches in the intersection of the law and technologies of automation deployed in the urban environment.
Brydon has a previous career in architecture and co-edited a book on Large Floating Structures, exploring environmentally-sustainable technologies that allow cities to expand onto adjacent water bodies. His new book is on the technologies of automation and their impact on the design, construction, operation and law around smart cities. He has taught in the UQ Architecture School, UQ Data Science Programme, and the QUT Law School.
Prior to coming to the law, Brydon was a Project Manager with the Public Transport Authority (WA) where he was the recipient of the CEO Scholarship. He's worked as a Contracts Administrator in a number of leading commercial construction firms, before joining top-tier law firm Allens.
Sessional Academic & PhD Candidate (Law), Queensland University of Technology
Construction professional (Architecture, Contract Admin & Law), Public & Private sectors
Lecturer (Architecture & Data Science), University of Queensland
Technology and Construction Lawyer (Associate), Allens
Corporate Counsel (Secondee), Transurban
Project Manager, Public Transport Authority (WA)
Australian National University, Grad Dip Legal Practice
Monash University, Master of Laws (Juris Doctor)
Monash University, Master of Public Policy and Management
The University of Melbourne, BPD (Architecture) and BArch (Hon)
Blockchain and the Law, Internet Law Bulletin
The right not to say who you are - DPP v Kaba (co-written with Tracy Lu), Privacy Law Bulletin
The case of Essendon v Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority, Sports Law Administration & Practice
Large Floating Structures (co-editor), Springer
Great Ideas Float to the Top (co-written with CM Wang), Large Floating Structures (Springer)
Colonisation of the ocean and VLFS technology (co-written with CM Wang), Very Large Floating Structures (Routledge)