An architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at MIT, where he directs the Senseable City Lab. He is also a founding partner of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati. He graduated from the Politechnico di Torino and the Elole Nationale des Ponts et Chausseess in Paris, and later earned his MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK. Carlo holds several patents and has co-authored over 250 publications, uncluding “The City of Tomorrow”. He is currently serving as a co-chair of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, and as special adviser on Urban Innovation to the President of Comminissioners of the European Commission.