Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles
Title:"Smart Cities - Challenges and Opportunities"
Abstract- Good evening, John. Just a reminder that you haven't had five to seven servings of fruits and vegetables today,'' says the fridge. ``I'll be happy to cook some vegetables for you,'' adds the oven. ``Yes, and in the meantime, perhaps you can jog for 20 minutes,'' chimes in the treadmill. It is the year 2025, and our lives are run by smart machines. Future smart cities will exploit powerful technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and autonomous vehicles to improve the quality of life and reduce the burden of urban living on humans. As evolving, (almost) living organisms, smart cities will afford their citizens comprehensive health monitoring and preventive health care, distributed work environments with telepresence, and vast communication networks. This presentation examines possible trends in the development of smart cities.
Biography-Behzad Razavi is Professor of Electrical Engineeirng at UCLA, where he conducts research on analog and RF integrated circuits. An IEEE Fellow, Prof. Razavi has served as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and has published more than 200 papers and seven books. He has received eight IEEE best paper awards and four teaching awards, and his books have been published in seven languages. He received the 2012 IEEE Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits and was recognized as one of the top ten authors in the 50-year history of the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and the recipient of the 2017 IEEE CAS John Choma Education Award.