Dr Ramit Debnath

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Ramit Debnath is a university assistant professor and an academic director at the University of Cambridge; leading the Collective Intelligence & Design Group and co-director of Cambridge ClimaTRACES Lab. He is a fellow of Churchill College and Cambridge Zero and has visiting roles at Caltech and Indian Statistical Institute. Ramit sits on the steering committee of Cambridge’s Centre for Human-Inspired AI (CHIA) and a core team member of Centre for Climate Repair.

With a background in electrical engineering and computational social sciences, Ramit designs collective intelligence approaches to provide a data-driven, complex system-level understanding of barriers to climate action in the Anthropocene, their interactions, and how these translate to leverage points for policy and behavioural interventions at scale.

Previously, Dr Debnath has held positions at Caltech, Cambridge Computer Laboratory, UN Environment Program, International Energy Agency, Stanford University and IIT Bombay. Ramit had received his MPhil and PhD from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar.

Ramit is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and a Professional Member of ACM.

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