Smart Cities & Communities

Course Description

A city is a complex system of systems and people. Use of technology including IoT, data, advanced analytics, social media, mobile and cloud computing in Smart Cities to increase urban systems efficiency, improve the public services efficacy, and assure community sustainability. Case studies from around the world to illustrate opportunities in water, energy, transportation, buildings, and social services. The role of the citizen, public policy and public private partnerships. Risks of smart cities. Exploration of smart systems on the Stanford campus, and engagement with public sector and industry leaders.

Course Details

  • Enrollment requirements: High School Summer College students must have consent of the instructor to enroll.
  • Online Format: Both Synchronous & Asynchronous - This course is taught through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous opportunities. Students should check the Stanford Explore Courses website for information on the scheduling options.
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