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Sendai Framework Monitor endorsed at HLPF

Sendai Framework Monitor endorsed at HLPF

The Sendai Framework Monitor received a ringing endorsement at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) for Sustainable Development which concluded this week.
Jul 19, 2018 , Source: ikcest
The theory and practice of smart cities

The theory and practice of smart cities

On May 25, 2018, the 222th Sustainable Development Salon of “Smart Urbanization and Intelligent Planning” was successfully held at Tongji University. Professor Zhen Feng, the Deputy Head of the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at Nanjing University, brought a wonderful report on the topic of “The Theory and Practice of Smart Cities”.
Jul 4, 2018 , Source: ikcest
Design and technology for urban data visualization

Design and technology for urban data visualization

On June 8, Cao Nan, the Founding Director of Tongji Intelligent Big Data Visualization Lab (iDVx Lab), delivered a speech entitled Design and Technology for Urban Data Visualization. In this lecture, Professor Cao introduced the conceptions, procedures, and cases of data visualization, especially the urban data visualization.
Jul 4, 2018 , Source: ikcest
AI Helps Cities Predict Natural Disasters

AI Helps Cities Predict Natural Disasters

AI TO THE RESCUE. When a storm is approaching, responders need as much detail as possible. Predictions of the timing, intensity, and range of the storm could make the differences between citizen lives saved and lives lost. Luckily, AI is here to make those predictions much more accurate. On 26 June, 2018, The Wall Street Journal published an article highlighting the various ways cities across North America use artificial intelligence (AI) to predict and respond to natural disasters. According to the article, these systems make it easier for emergency response personnel to help the people most in need post-disaster.
Jul 3, 2018 , Source: ikcest
A Pakistani Student’s Chinese Dream

A Pakistani Student’s Chinese Dream

On July 2nd, Uzair gave us a wonderful presentation in Room 1400. Uzair is a graduate student of the School of Electrical Engineering. In just two years at XJTU, he has been awarded several honorary titles: XJTU International Students Ambassador, XJTU Outstanding Student, etc. He is also a member of China Volunteer Association, and has published various articles on B&R in China Daily. Now, out of his love for China, he is working hard to learn Chinese.
Jul 2, 2018 , Source: ikcest
A Field Survey on International Engineering Education

A Field Survey on International Engineering Education

During June 25–29, on a return visit to students attending last year's workshop, Tian Huijun and Li Zhengwen came to Xinyu University in Jiangxi Province, College of Overseas Education in Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and Overseas Education College of Jiangsu University, where they conducted a field survey for subsequent international cooperation. The two teachers donated the Report 2017 to international students and publicized the blended workshop on international engineering education in 2018.
Jun 29, 2018 , Source: ikcest
Americas works to improve disaster statistics

Americas works to improve disaster statistics

Representatives of eight national institutes of statistics in the Americas continue to meet today in Cartagena, Colombia, to discuss better ways to work together to collect data and statistics to monitor progress on reducing disaster losses as outlined in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Jun 19, 2018 , Source: ikcest
President Ronnie Green of University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Confucius Institute Delegation Attended the 37th workshop of IKCEST Silk Road Training Program

President Ronnie Green of University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Confucius Institute Delegation Attended the 37th workshop of IKCEST Silk Road Training Program

From June 11 to June 15, President Ronnie Green of University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Confucius Institute delegation paid a five-day visit to Xi'an Jiaotong University and attended the 37th workshop IKCEST Training Program for Silk Road Engineering Science and Technology Development. On the morning of June 11th, Wang Shuguo, President of Xi'an Jiaotong University met with the guests in Xuan Huai Hall. Professor Di Dehai, Assistant President and representatives from other relevant departments attended the meeting.
Jun 11, 2018 , Source: ikcest
IBM launches “Call for Codes” invests 30 million dollars to deal with natural disasters

IBM launches “Call for Codes” invests 30 million dollars to deal with natural disasters

IBM will invest $30 million in 5 years, bringing together global developers, working with the United Nations, the Red Cross, the Linux Foundation (Linux Foundation) and DCC (David Clark cause), using cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, and block-chain technologies, to solve the most pressing social problems “The defense, response and reconstruction of natural disasters” together.
May 29, 2018 , Source: ikcest
5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes NE China's Jilin

5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes NE China's Jilin

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Ningjiang District in Songyuan, Northeast China's Jilin province. The epicenter was monitored at 45.27 degrees north latitude and 124.71 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 13 kilometers, the center said.
May 28, 2018 , Source: ikcest
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