Smart Cities – Smart Futures

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected and technology-dependent, a new wave of smart applications is changing how we approach everyday activities. Utility appliances such as intelligent fridges (yes, you read that right), personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or smart home security applications create opportunities for more efficient living. While...

When most people speak about smart cities, they often imagine a futuristic metropolis, as depicted in movies and television. In reality, smart cities will be the product of the ongoing and gradual evolution of information technologies — with which we’re already familiar in our everyday...

A team from the College of Engineering & Applied Science was one of the 12 winners (from an initial pool of 352) in the final round of Foxconn’s Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition. Congratulations to: team leader Zihao Jin, graduate student, civil engineering; faculty advisor Jie Yu,assistant professor, civil & environmental engineering; Shamsi Trisha, Zhong...

YOU MAY NOT REALIZE IT, but you’ve probably already used machine learning technology in your journalism. Perhaps you used a service like Trint to transcribe your interviews, punched in some text for Google to translate, or converted the Mueller Report into readable text. And if you haven’t used it...