André Corrêa d'Almeida, Columbia University
André Corrêa d’Almeida is adjunct associate professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, where he is also assistant director of the MPA in Development Practice program at the School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute.
Founder of ARCx–Applied Research for Change, where he created and leads a network of scholars from ten universities and twenty-two research centers to work on cities, innovation, and development, he is also the editor of Columbia University Press’ “Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate” book.
Research Director at New Lab, where he leads several initiatives on data collaborative and data sharing for the public good, he is also a former senior advisor to the United Nations Development Program.
He holds a PhD from the University of Colorado Denver (United States), an MSc from the University of Saint Joseph (China), and a Licenciatura from the New University of Lisbon (Portugal).