Golden Speaker Series: Carlo Ratti

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:45pm

Building E15, E15-070 Bartos Theater/Lower Atrium
20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

This IAP, discover urban innovation firsthand with Golden Speaker, Carlo Ratti - an MIT professor, architect, and engineer.

Sponsored by MIT's Technology Licensing Office, the Golden Speaker Series features distinguished members of the MIT community who have been asked to share their academic, research, and tech transfer journeys.

This series is a part of MIT's 2024 Independent Activities Period (IAP), a flexible four-week period in January that allows faculty and students to engage in independent study and research, free from the constraints of regular classes.

About the Speaker:

Carlo Ratti, an architect and engineer, is the director of MIT’s Senseable City Lab and co-founder of Carlo Ratti Associati. With degrees from Politecnico di Torino, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, he’s a leading voice on technology’s urban impact. Co-author of over 500 publications, holder of technical patents, and featured in international media, Ratti’s innovative projects, such as the Digital Water Pavilion and Copenhagen Wheel, have earned him recognition in Forbes, Wired, and TIME’s ‘Best Inventions of the Year’ list. Currently, he co-chairs the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization.

About the TLO:

Our mission is to move innovations and discoveries from the lab to the marketplace for the benefit of the public and to amplify MIT's global impact. We cultivate an inclusive environment of scientific and entrepreneurial excellence, and bridge connections from MIT's research community to industry and startups, by strategically evaluating, protecting, and licensing technology.

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