UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering


Postponed: Engineering your way to a startup! - with Dr Ali Parsa

29 January 2020, 2:15 pm–4:00 pm

A poster advertising Dr Ali Parsa's talk at UCL.

Unfortunately this event has been postponed, and will be rescheduled in due course.

This event is free.

Event Information

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UCL students


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UCL Civsoc


B05 LT
Chadwick Building
Gower Street
United Kingdom

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed. It will be rescheduled in due course. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. 

UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering's student society, Civsoc, is happy to announce that Dr Ali Parsa, CEO of innovative health startup Babylon, will be giving an exclusive talk to UCL students on the subject of 'Engineering your way to a startup'.

The talk will cover Dr Parsa's personal experience of why he decided to take the entrepreneurial path, having graduated in civil and environmental engineering, and with a PhD in Engineering Physics. Students will also be able to ask Dr Parsa their own questions. 

Event Itinerary: 

  • 14:15: Guests arrive at B05
  • 14:20: Introduction of Dr Parsa 
  • 14:25: Dr Parsa's speech - 'Engineering your way to a startup'
  • 15:10: Q&A session
  • 15:25: Refreshments in Chadwick G04 (snacks and tea)
  • 16:00: Event finishes
Watch Dr Parsa's speech at the 2019 UCL Postgraduate Engineering Graduation. 

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About the Speaker

Dr Ali Parsa

CEO at Babylon Health

Dr Ali Parsa is a British-Iranian healthcare entrepreneur and engineer. He’s the founder and CEO of Babylon, the revolutionary AI and digital health company. Babylon’s mission is to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth.

Dr Parsa was listed in The Times '100 people to watch'. The Health Service Journal recognised him as one of ‘the 50 most influential people in UK healthcare’. He was featured in the Maserati 100, a list that recognises game-changing entrepreneurs. He’s a UK Cabinet Office Ambassador for Mutuals and has a PhD in Engineering Physics.

More about Dr Ali Parsa