Smart and Sustainable Cities
The Smart Sustainable Cities course aims to introduce students to the role digital transformation and information management is playing in the construction of more efficient and climate neutral cities and its scientific study.
Student understanding of the methodologies, concepts and case studies related to the implementation and development of a smart sustainable city, based on the latest technological advances, will be deepened also with the support of NOVA Cidade ¿ Urban Analytics Lab (http://www.novacidade.pt). The course will explore solutions that improve the quality of life of the population, sustainable development and social cohesion, while promoting a more efficient use of resources and responding to the challenges of climate change. It will also address open data and its influence on the development and implementation of a smart sustainable city.
Miguel de Castro Simões Ferreira Neto
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Portuguese. If there are Erasmus students, classes will be taught in English
Bibliografia constituida essencialmente por recursos online e distribuída ao longo do semestre em linha com o conteúdo dos tópicos cobertos em cada sessão.
The course will be a mix of theory, case studies, real world cases presentations by guest speakers and field trips.
Throughout the semester students will develop as group project an intervention based on the reality. Students will leverage co-creation tools to identify a ¿wicked problem¿ that the parish faces and design a smart city intervention to address it. Topics may include energy, the environment, impacts of COVID-19, or another opportunity identified during context discovery.
The final grade will be computed based on the following assessments:
a) Project (60%)
b) Continuous evaluation (10%)
c) Final individual written exam (30%)
To successfully complete the course students must obtain a minimum score of 9.5 in the final exame, irrespective of marks obtained in a) or b).
The curricular unit is organized in trêsLearning Units (LU):
LU1: Smart and sustainable City: Concept; Global and local challenges; Trends
LU2: City planning and management verticals: Governance; Energy, Environment and Buildings; Society and Quality of Life; Economy and Innovation; Tourism; Mobility
LU3: City as a platform: Architecture; Data collection; Data storage; Data analysis; Information Delivery
Programs where the course is taught:
- Specialization in Information Analysis and Management
- Specialization in Risk Analysis and Management
- Specialization in Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence
- Specialization in Information Systems and Technologies Management
- Specialization in Marketing Intelligence
- Specialization in Marketing Research and CRM
- Specialization in Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence – Working Hours Format
- Specialization in Information Systems and Technologies Management - Working Hours Format
- Specialization in Marketing Intelligence - Working Hours Format
- Post-Graduation in Information Analysis and Management
- Post-Graduation Risk Analysis and Management
- PostGraduate in Digital Enterprise Management
- PostGraduate in Information Management and Business Intelligence in Healthcare
- Post-Graduation in Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence
- Post-Graduation Information Systems and Technologies Management
- PostGraduate in Enterprise Information Systems