Smart City Technologies: History, Social Impact, and Examples

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This course discusses how cities have transformed from traditional cities to technologically equipped smart cities. The course focuses on the reasons behind a smart city approach and its impact on daily life, the smart city’s impact on society as a whole, and infrastructure-services management. It also addresses how smart cities around the world have developed, their goals for the future, and how they are planning to achieve these goals. This course is endorsed by the IEEE Communications Society.

What you will learn:

  • Examine the history and overview of smart cities
  • Discuss what makes a smart city unique
  • Review the social impact of a smart city
  • Understand smart cities of the world

This course is part of the following course program:

Smart City Technologies: Transformation of Cities

Courses included in this program:

Who Should Attend:  Engineers, Data Privacy specialists, Communication engineers, Transportation engineers, Healthcare systems professionals, Software engineers, Urban planners, Municipal planners, Financial investors, Entrepreneurs, Government leaders, Innovation managers, Policymakers


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Dr. Dhananjay Singh

Dr. Dhananjay Singh is a full professor, award-winning scientist, and an academician with applied knowledge based on emerging technologies such as human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and blockchain databases, all working toward the transformation of smart city technologies. Over the past ten years, he has been involved in several successful startups to support smart-city services. Dr. Singh is a Senior Member of IEEE and the ACM society. He is a co-author/editor of seven books, holds 15 patents, has authored 150+ research articles, and has also delivered over 100 keynote talks.

Publication Year: 2022

ISBN: 978-1-7281-7810-3

Smart City Technologies: History, Social Impact, and Examples
  • Course Provider: Educational Activities
  • Course Number: EDP670
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH