Future Cities @ U.Porto         João Barros       Universidade do Porto
Why do we care about cities?
PortoMidsized European cityMulti-modal transportation systemFiber-optical Internet backboneEntrepreneurial tradition41km2 ...
Universidade do Porto•   Founded in 1911 (roots in the    18th century)•   14 different schools•   ~31000 students•   ~600...
ComputationControl                       CommunicationArt & Design                 Social Sciences
1. Form inter-disciplinary teams
2. Build world-class testbeds for urban-scale experiments
3. Work closely with end users from day one
4. Share data sets
5. Solve real-world problems with industry partners
6. Bring the results out to the world.
Future Cities @ U.PortoCollaborators         University of Porto                    Partners       KTH              School...
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Porto – Our Living Lab for Future Cities
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Future Cities Conference´13 / João Barros - "Future Cities @ U.Porto"

  1. 1. Future Cities @ U.Porto João Barros Universidade do Porto
  2. 2. Why do we care about cities?
  3. 3. PortoMidsized European cityMulti-modal transportation systemFiber-optical Internet backboneEntrepreneurial tradition41km2 of Real Life
  4. 4. Universidade do Porto• Founded in 1911 (roots in the 18th century)• 14 different schools• ~31000 students• ~6000 graduate students• ~2300 professors• 70 research institutes
  5. 5. ComputationControl CommunicationArt & Design Social Sciences
  6. 6. 1. Form inter-disciplinary teams
  7. 7. 2. Build world-class testbeds for urban-scale experiments
  8. 8. 3. Work closely with end users from day one
  9. 9. 4. Share data sets
  10. 10. 5. Solve real-world problems with industry partners
  11. 11. 6. Bring the results out to the world.
  12. 12. Future Cities @ U.PortoCollaborators University of Porto Partners KTH School of Engineering Industrial Affiliates UCL School of Psychology and Education Sciences Municipalities Supelec Carnegie Mellon School of Sciences Government Agencies MIT …Scientific Advisory Future Board Test beds & Living labs in Porto Cities
  13. 13. Cloud
  14. 14. Porto – Our Living Lab for Future Cities

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