Umberto is a Research Manager at the Senseable City Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a multidisciplinary research group that studies the interface between cities, people, and technologies. He has been leading and managing multi-stakeholder research projects on data science applied to urban technology initiatives, and conducted research focusing on human driving behavior and mobility patterns in cities. Moreover, he is in charge of developing and maintaining partnerships between cities, companies and foundations that support the group's research agenda. He regularly speaks at international conferences and private companies' events, contributing in the fields of smart, sustainable and connected cities. Additionally, Umberto serves as an External Expert for the European Commission, working with policy makers on the future of mobility. Umberto's background is in Applied Mathematics and Engineering, and he has studied in Italy, Sweden, Canada and US.

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 on the Future of Government

    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. Led by MIT professors.

  • Workshop in International Economics

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    Programme aimed at Commercial Technicians and State Economists, university professors and Spanish researchers to share knowledge in international economics.