Ramon is an urban designer, civil engineer, and city scientist from Barcelona, working on the urban innovation space. Ramon's research at Harvard focuses on developing AI and machine learning models to support the criteria of civil engineering, architecture and urban design helping to trigger the latent economic forces of society, allowing the generation of distributed prosperity. Along with Jeremy Burke, co-founder of Aretian, Ramon Gras published the first Atlas of Innovation Districts in 2019. Ramon is a graduate of the inaugural cohort of Harvard's newest design engineering program. At Harvard, Ramon developed an urban design plan for the redevelopment of the port of Tallinn, Estonia, as well as urban studies for the Boston Seaport Innovation District. Prior to developing his joint thesis with Jeremy Burke at Harvard, Ramon worked at Ferrovial's London innovation office, where he led cutting edge design projects. Ramon's Master thesis at MIT addressed the problem of consolidation in air freight transport by designing an advanced Business Intelligence platform. Ramon's early research at BarcelonaTech focused on bridge design, high performance materials and nanotechnology applications for structural engineering.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. Carissa Veliz

    Start date: 04/03/2024

    This course will help us understand the "digital reality" we live in. A practical and constructive approach, offering possible solutions to the ethical challenges generated by AI.

  • Workshop on Journalism and Communication in the Digital Age

    Start date: 18/03/2024

    The aim of this programme is to offer an updated vision of the new technological and socio-economic trends for the present and future of journalism and communication.

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    Start date: 8/04/2024

    The aim of this programme is to provide an up-to-date overview of the new technological and social trends that will affect the future of politics and governance.

  • Frontiers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    The aim of this programme is to analyse the latest developments in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship from a multi-sectoral perspective.