Fábio Duarte is a Lecturer in DUSP and Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Senseable City Lab, where he manages projects including Underworlds, Roboat, City Scanner, as well as the data visualization team. Duarte has a background in urban planning and a Ph.D. in communication and technology from the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Duarte has been a visiting professor at the Yokohama University, Twente University, and PUCPR (Brazil). Duarte is a consultant in urban planning and mobility for the World Bank, focused on autonomous mobility and Transit Oriented Development.
His most recent book is “Urban Play: make-believe, technology, and space” (MIT Press, 2021), and his papers have appeared in Urban Studies, Journal of Urban Technology, Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, and Science Robotics.