Gaurav N. Sant is a Professor and the Pritzker Endowed Chair in Sustainability in the Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He holds faculty appointments in the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering and the California Nanosystems Institute. Gaurav has published over 200 publications, and has a h-index of 47 (7432 citations). He is also the Director of UCLA’s Institute for Carbon Management (ICM): a cross-campus technology translation Institute. Gaurav is the Co-Founder of SeaChange Inc., the Grand Prize Winner of the Temasek Foundation’s 2021 Liveability Challenge, the Co-Founder of Concrete-AI Inc., and the Founder of CarbonBuilt Inc., a Grand Prize Winner of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, and a GlobalTop10 Innovation selected at The International Cool Earth Forum 2018. Gaurav has served as an expert providing: a) testimony to the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and the California State Senate, and b) strategic consulting, core R&D, and innovation support to Fortune500 corporations, government agencies, philanthropic foundations, and industry organizations across the world. Gaurav earned his B.S. (2006), M.S. (2007), and Ph.D. (2009) from Purdue University.