Ali Kharrazi is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Ca’Foscari University and the Center for Euro-Mediterranean Climate Change in Venice, Italy. His research focuses on examining the resilience of food trade networks under climate change. More broadly Ali is interested in advancing and applying the concept of resilience through data driven approaches for Sustainable Development Goals in water, energy, food, trade, and urban systems. He is the recipient of the 2013 Green Talents Awards from the German Ministry of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and selected as a 2015 World Social Science Fellow in Urban Big Data by the International Social Science Council. Ali holds a PhD in Sustainability Science from The University of Tokyo, graduate degrees from the London School of Economics in Information Systems and The University of Cambridge in Innovation, Strategy, and Organization, and a bachelor’s degree from the City University of New York in Economics.