President and Cofounder of Biobot Analytics
- Title President and Cofounder of Biobot Analytics
Newsha Ghaeli is the president and cofounder of Biobot Analytics, the first company in the world to commercialize data from sewage. She is an urban studies researcher who explores applications for technology in urban systems to build more responsive, resilient, and efficient cities. Prior to Biobot, Ghaeli was a research fellow and project lead at the MIT Senseable Cities Lab and an instructor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. She has collaborated with the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of Cities, the UN Climate Change Summit, and the US Department of Energy, and has consulted for the government of American Samoa on tsunami-resilient communities. Ghaeli earned an Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and a master’s of architecture from McGill University.