Exploring a Smarter Charlottesville Together

March 8, 2017

December 5, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

100 5th St NE, Charlottesville



3:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Feel free to browse the projects and engage with participants. You may come and go as you please.

~4:00 pm and again at 5:15 pm: Lucas Ames [Smart Cville] and Profs. Sharon Tsai-hsuan Ku and Sean Ferguson will introduce the event.

Food and refreshments will be available throughout the event time.

Topics Covered

UVA Engineering Undergraduates

  • Food donation and waste reduction
  • Public Transit
  • Parking
  • Smart Waste Governance
  • Makerspaces and STEM education
  • Storm water Governance
  • Contemplative Collaboration Spaces
  • Fake News and Disinformation
  • Empowerment and visibility through storytelling
  • Energy access and reliability
  • Zoning and Construction Projects
  • Improvements to Emergency Health Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Shared spaces and mobility options
  • Relationship building for economic empowerment
  • Telemedicine

Projects from Tsinghua Graduate Engineering Students:

  • Urban Study Room
  • Smart Parking App
  • Smart Street Lamp
  • Smart Cockpit of A Car
  • Smart Parcel Sorting
  • Discovery City App
  • Smart Bin for Garbage Sorting
  • Facial Recognition on Security Issues
  • Intelligent Ambulance System