Charles Catlett is a Senior Computer Scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and a Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation. His current research focuses on urban data analytics, urban modeling, and design and use of sensing and “edge” computing technologies embedded in urban infrastructure. He is the principal investigator of the NSF-funded “Array of Things”, an experimental urban infrastructure to measure the city’s environment with sensors and “edge”, remotely programmable artificial intelligence hardware. Catlett was Argonne’s Chief Information Officer from 2007-2010. Prior to that, he was Chief Technology Officer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois. Charlie founded the University of Chicago's Urban Center for Computation and Data. He was recognized a “Tech 50” technology leaders by Crain’s Chicago Business and nationally as one of the “25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers” by Government Technology magazine.