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  • 10/30/16 - 11/02/16
    IEEE SENSORS 2016 is intended to provide a forum for research scientists, engineers, and... more
  • 11/14/16 - 11/16/16
    The 14th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2016) introduces a highly... more
  • 08/23/16 - 08/26/16
    The 27th International Conference on Concurrency Theory (CONCUR2016) The 27th International... more

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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...
F1/10 Autonomous Racing Competition http://f1tenth.org/ The F1/10 competition focuses on creating a meaningful and challenging design experience for students. The competition involves designing, building, and testing an autonomous 1/10th scale F1 race car (capable of speeds in excess of 40MPH) all while learning about...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Registration deadline is Monday, June 6 Workshop on Science of Security through Software-Defined Networking (SoSSDN) Slides and Posters from SoSSDN are Available HERE. June 16-17, 2016 Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL Keynote by Anita Nikolich, Program Manager, NSF Software-defined networking (SDN) is...
Workshop on Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems Education Call for papers for WESE 2016 - Workshop on Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems Education - Paper submission deadline: August 1st (midnight, Central European Time) - WESE web page: http://www.emsig.net/conf/2016/wese/ - Venue: Part of the Embedded...

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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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