Wednesday, October 28 2020 2:00:10

CPD by Others
Code : 2018150
Event Name : State-of-the-Art Smart City Technologies
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Prof. Dr. SHI Wen-zhong, John

Prof Shi is Chair Professor in GISci and remote sensing, Head of Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Director of Laboratory for Smart City and Spatial Big Data Analytics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He obtained his doctoral degree from University of Osnabrück in Vechta, Germany in 1994.

Prof Shi’s current research interests are in the areas of GISci, remote sensing and urban informatics, with focusing on analytics and quality control for spatial big data, object extraction and change detection from satellite images and LiDAR data, integrated indoor mapping technology, 3D and dynamic GISci modelling, and Smart City applications .

Prof Shi served as President of Commission II for International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (2008-2012), President for Hong Kong Geographic Information System Association (2001-2003). He also serves as an editorial board member for a number of international journals. He has published more than 250 journal articles (with 160 SCI papers) and 15 books. He received a number of prestige awards, including an award from International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and Natural Science Award from the State Council, China.
Event Date : 20/07/2018
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Ngan Pui Ying Lecture Theatre (also known as Z207), Block Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Division : LSD
Closing Date : 13/07/2018
Fee : HK$120 for members; HK$150 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : LSD members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

This presentation introduces the latest research development on Smart City by Laboratory for Smart City and Spatial Big Data Analytics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  These include (I) a range of Smart City technologies, in line with the Smart City Blueprint by the HKSAR Government, including smart mobility, smart environment, smart living, smart economy and smart people; (II) spatial data infrastructure for high densified city, like Hong Kong, based on CityGML; and (III) smart land surveying: including a) artificial intelligence-based change detection technology for land use monitoring, b) airborne LiDAR-based 3D road network mapping, and c) LiDAR- and image-based mobile mapping.