Washington and Shanghai JiaoTong Universities Collaborate on Smart Cities

Representatives from the University of Washington and China’s most prestigious public research university, Shanghai JiaoTong University, have announced an agreement to undertake collaborative research on smart cities. The research focuses on the implementation of sensors and different technologies to improve safety, health, resilience and life quality in urban areas. The main focus of smart cities innovations include monitoring pollution levels, particularly around schools, and the development of smart apps to reduce traffic congestion.

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