URBAN DATA LAB

Understanding human relationships with urban forests in cities: being a better roommate.

Greetings! My name is Angie, and I am a postdoc researcher working in the Natural Assets team on the Rogers 5G Smart Campus research project. I am excited to be hosting this blog, where I will talk about cities, nature, technology, smart cities, data, sustainable urban design, forestry, big data, remote sensing… and the kitchen sink. […]

Intelligent Transportation Systems

  Transportation systems, ranging from public buses to private logistic fleets, could benefit significantly from the introduction of 5G wireless networks. The low latency, high data volume, and reliability will improve how goods and people move around. Through Rogers 5G network, it is expected to provide end-to-end connectivity across UBC and beyond. UBC has two campuses […]

Natural Assets: Advancing a 5G Framework for Natural Asset Management

Natural Assets Think of the natural environment you live in – parks provide a space to socialize and exercise. Trees provide shade and cooling in the summer. There are also effects you may not be conscious of in your day-to-day routine – for instance the air purification provided by trees. Parks and trees are all […]

Smart Building Energy and Space Management

UBC is the first 5G smart campus in Canada enabled by Rogers 5G network and a multi-million dollar partnership to fund academic research in 5G applications and applied sciences. To demonstrate the importance of 5G networks in the creation of smart buildings, this project focuses on an important subset of applications – energy and space management. […]

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