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The seventh annual CPS PI Meeting will take place on Monday, October 31 and Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View (RACV) Hotel located in the Crystal City Community of Arlington, Virginia at 2800 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, Virginia 22202. The RACV is 0.9 miles from the Reagan Washington...
The third biennial Secure and Trustworthy CyberSpace (Principal Investigators' Meeting (SaTC PI Meeting '17) will be held January 9-11, 2017 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel located in the Crystal City Community of Arlington, Virginia at 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, 22202. The Crystal Gateway Marriott is 2.0 miles...
Smart Cities Week Smart Cities Week(r) is the first major smart cities event in North America to bring together public and private sector visionaries, including officials from all levels of government and leading companies actively deploying smart technologies in cities around the globe. This premier event, hosted by...
ESWeek is the premier event covering all aspects of embedded systems and software. By bringing together three leading conferences (CASES, CODES+ISSS, and EMSOFT), several symposia (like ESTIMedia, RSP) and hot-topic workshops and tutorials, ESWeek presents attendees a wide range of topics unveiling the state of the art...
The White House Office of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate Release: September 26, 2016 FACT SHEET: Announcing Over $80 million in New Federal Investment and a Doubling of Participating Communities in the White House Smart Cities Initiative “If we can reconceive of our government so that the interactions and the...
Automotive Cyber-Physical Systems: A Tutorial Introduction IEEE Design & Test Magazine | Volume 33, Issue 4 (July/August) | Free Access to Full Article (PDF) Editor's notes: This tutorial gives an introduction to novices in CPS and particularly highlights the basics of control theory with respect to automotive...
Resilience Week includes IEEE technically co-sponsored symposia dedicated to promising research in resilient systems that will protect cyber-physical infrastructures from unexpected and malicious threats - securing our way of life. We are pleased to have the following renowned plenary and keynote speakers joining us this...
The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology report recommends ways to make the most of technology and innovation opportunities for cities. A report released on February 23, by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Technology and the Future of Cities, lays out why now...

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Developed by the Smart Cities Council, a recognized leader in smart cities education, Smart Cities Week® 2015 highlighted the best practices for breaking down barriers to progress and instilling a culture of collaboration – cross-cutting solutions that public officials can use to improve livability, workability, and sustainability in their communities. Showcased were demonstrations of the next wave of innovative, integrated technologies that are helping cities save money, build more robust economics and enhance citizens’ lives. Smart Cities Week 2016 will be held September 27-29 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Transit-Hub: Smart Decision Support System for Public Transportation

 Dr. Abhishek Dubey (VU-ISIS) - pictured far left - discusses the Transit Hub Cyber-Physical Systems research (funded by NSF) during his participation in the Smart Cities Week® 2015 Global City Team Champion and Smart Mobility sessions.

The promise of smart cities initiative lies in the use of technology for enriching the lives of residents by empowering them to make efficient and informed decisions and help alleviate complex issues. One such issue that is universally faced by large cities of the world is the problem of commuter traffic. Solutions are difficult, partly because so much of our physical infrastructure was designed for a different era - when no one could imagine just how many cars would hit the streets each day, and partly because options like mass transit and adopting car shares, biking, and walking are seen by many as "trading down" making their commute less convenient. 


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