The Sustainable and Resilient Smart City in Japan
This program is embarking on research focused on sustainable and disaster-resilient Smart City development in Japan, specifically the “Toyota Woven City” and Smart City Aizuwakamatsu. With an objective to gain insights into the innovative solutions implemented within these smart cities in Japan, the study will encompass three primary research areas: smart mobility, smart homes and robotics applications. By gaining insight into successful approaches employed in Japan, the team aims to explore and contribute to the future development of smart cities and communities in Austin and beyond.
Faculty team members:
- Junfeng Jiao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Architecture
- Ming Zhang, Ph.D., Professor and Program Director of Community and Regional Planning, School of Architecture
- Junko Hatanaka, MA, MS, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts
- Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan