Dr. Ali Khaloo is the CEO and Founder of Aren which is a tech startup focused on bridging the gap between artificial intelligence and civil engineering to de-risk the asset management practice. After completing his Ph.D., Ali was appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University’s elite Runway program at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City where Aren was born. Dr. Khaloo has close to 10 years of experience in autonomous sensing, data interpretation, and intelligent condition assessment of structures. His unique achievements in combining computer vision and machine learning with civil engineering are the driving force behind Aren’s platform. Ali is the author of more than 20 papers in international high-impact journals and conference proceedings and the inventor of three patents on generating and analyzing 3D models of large civil infrastructure systems.