[presentation] Smarter Cities of the 21st Century and the Need for Innovative Mobility Solutions
December 2nd, 2015, 1pm
The presentation will cover some generic aspects regarding smart cities and smart city operations, whereas it will focus on smart mobility and intelligent transport systems, in the context of smart cities. A presentation of a series of case studies in the field of vehicle-to infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications will follow.
Dr. George Dimitrakopoulos (m) is an assistant professor at the department of Informatics and Telematics of Harokopio University of Athens Greece, where he leads the Future Networks and Applications group. He has received his bachelor degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2002 and his Ph.D. in 2007, from the National Technical University of Athens, and the University of Piraeus, respectively. From 2002 till 2009 he was an adjunct lecturer and senior research engineer at the University of Piraeus, department of Digital Systems. He is the author of more than 100 publications in international journals and conferences, whereas he has been involved in numerous internationally funded R&D projects, such as ARTEMIS JTI FP7 EMC2, ICT FP7 E3, ICT FP6 and FP7 E2R I and E2R II, among others. His research interests include the design and development of strategies for the optimization of wireless networks based on cognitive networking principles, as well as the design of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and novel ICT healthcare applications.