Nanda Piersma is Professor Urban Analytics at the faculty Technology and the faculty Digital Media and Creative Industries of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences together with her appointment at CWI.
Data has been collected since mankind, but in the recent years the technical innovations enable us to collect exponentially growing amounts of data through the use of sensors, smart devices and other sources. In her lecture Nanda will explore the role of Big Data in urban environments. She will give an introduction to the world of Big Data and Smart Cities, and an assessment of the role that data analytics plays in the current state of the digital transformation in our cities. Examples are given in the field of energy and mobility.
Finally, she will address how Urban Analytics research contributes to the international network of researchers and stakeholders of data science.
Tuesday 17 april 2018 at 16.00 hrs dr Nanda Piersma, Professor Urban Analytics at CWI and the AUAS, will give her inaugural lecture in the Kohnstammzaal at the Kohnstammbuilding, Wibautstraat 2-4 in Amsterdam. You are welcome from 15.30 hrs.
The Executive Board of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences cordially invites you to attend this inaugural lecture.