Experience SmartATL Event Showcases Research

Improving Quality of Life Through Smart Technologies and Systems

By pinalice | September 08, 2017, 12:09pm EDT

On Friday, September 15, Georgia Tech researchers will participate in the city’s inaugural Experience SmartATL event at Ponce City Market. The event, which will run from 10 am to 3 pm, will showcase smart city projects and research being undertaken by various city departments, academic partners and private companies in the Atlanta area.

“Georgia Tech’s involvement in Experience SmartATL is another example of how we are working with the city to improve quality of life through smart technologies and systems,” said Georgia Tech’s Managing Director of Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation, Debra Lam.

Georgia Tech faculty and graduate students will be showcasing their work on a variety of topics ranging from crime detection to autonomous vehicles to distributed sensing networks. The projects will represent an interdisciplinary swath of fields including Human Computer Interactions, Literature, Media and Communication, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design. For detailed descriptions of the Georgia Tech projects being showcased at Experience SmartATL click here.

The event will be divided into two sessions, the first from 10 am to 12 pm and the second from 1 pm to 3 pm. The event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required for admittance. Register here.

For more information about the event please contact Janae Futrell at jfutrell@atlantaga.gov.

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