- Research Scientist
Luis Alonso is a PhD in Architecture, Research Scientist at CP Group, and coordinator of the Andorra Living Lab project at the MIT Media Lab's Changing Places group. He oversees the integration of the group's diverse research topics (Energy consumption, city simulation, urban mobility, innovation district and smart housing), in Andorra's Living Lab project, to provide comprehensive solutions for urban and country challenges, in order to transform Andorra into an "international recognized intelligent country"
Since he is focused on very different lines of research and work; his antidisciplinary approach fits on the Media Lab philosophy: City Science, big data analysis, urban planning, architectural robotics, building design & construction, new & smart materials (Free form transparent energy efficient envelopes & biomedical uses), Energy simulation and building efficiency & sustainability, Eco-innovation, E-learning & its impact on social networks, New technologies (ICT), etc.
Y. Leng, A. Noriega, A.S. Pentland, I. Winder, N. Lutz, L. Alonso: "Analysis of Tourism Dynamics and Special Events through Mobile Phone Metadata". 2016. Proceedings of Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) 2016. New York, NY.