Sep/22 Lecture
Andrea Chegut

Andrea Chegut

2021 Urbanism Fall Lecture Series
Wednesday, 22-September 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

Co-hosted by the City Design & Development Program (CDD), SMArchS Urbanism Program and Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism at MIT.

Andrea Chegut

Dr. Andrea Chegut is the Director of the MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab, which investigates innovative products and technologies, financial value, and economic growth impacts in the built environment. Dr. Chegut also heads entrepreneurial research for DesignX, a venture accelerator for student and faculty firms from MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning that focuses on design, cities and the built environment. Her applied and published academic research is in asset pricing of innovative commercial and residential real estate products, entrepreneurial firm performance, and design and technological progress in buildings. Dr. Chegut has a PhD in financial economics with a concentration in real estate and has worked at the intersection of innovation, urban economics and real estate for over a decade. In addition to research, Dr. Chegut teaches classes on technology and innovation, real estate finance, data science and machine learning at MIT. Prior to her work at MIT, Andrea had a career in securities asset pricing, mortgage back securitization and worked across Europe on developing asset pricing models for commercial real estate, green buildings and digital infrastructure.