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

  • High Capacity Campus

    Start date: 07/07/2024

    The main objective of this initiative is to develop the potential of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who have been accredited as "high ability".

  • Workshop From Science to Society

    Start date: 22/09/2024

    The Rafael del Pino Foundation together with the Club de Científicos (Rafael del Pino Excellence Fellows) organise the FS2S: Translating today's research into tomorrow's solutions.

  • A History of the World programme. Jeremy Adelman

    Start date: 20/09/2024

    This course, aimed at young people aged between 17 and 25, invites them to learn about and delve into world history in order to understand how we are connected in the globalised world in which we live.

  • Artificial Intelligence Ethics Programme. Carissa Véliz

    Start date: 28/10/2024

    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.