4 - 6 April, 2018 - Austin, TX
Smart City planners often overlook urban food systems. Urban food systems are another system that should be integrated into our future cities since we are moving to more data-driven food delivery. What would be the shape of a new food-smart city? What are the trends and requirements for the integration of food into a green, […]
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The high-tech, well connected, and green smart city is a showcase for how technology can bring society to a level of efficiency and resiliency beyond what has been seen. However, in order for these smart cities to function effectively, they need many operators with strong situational awareness, able to maintain optimal function for each of […]
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Novel technologies can radically change how we travel, increasing the access to transportation by new segments of the population, and allowing for unprecedented efficiencies in traffic flow, traffic management, and travel path selection, among others. Thoroughly understanding the impact of such technologies on travel behavior and transportation system performance is critical to support their sustainable […]
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It has been almost 50 years since the maiden flight of the world’s first hypersonic vehicle, so where are we now? SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition is pushing innovation in the hypersonic industry with transonic transportation and student involvement. Based out of the UT, Texas Guadaloop is actively bringing this technology to ‘The Texas triangle’, Home […]
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