France, Troyes

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Urban Planning, Design and Management

when 16 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 750

The first module led by ESTP Paris and the second module organized by EPF will offer an in-depth study on topics related to the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and various new technologies integrated in smart cities and built environments. AI’s impacts on the planning and designing of urban areas as well as the management of cities will also be covered.
Courses will give an overview on how big data, together with Internet of Things (IoT), AI and Machine Learning are being applied
in every field of society, especially where complex decisions need to be made with numerous stakeholders.
Students will learn more about AI’s potential to solve problems related to rapid urbanization including mobility challenges,
energy shortage, health and environmental issues as well as to provide comfort, security and resilience in built environments.
Another course will focus on how AI could be a relevant tool to tackle social problems on a city scale by promoting citizen-centered applications, crowdfunding projects and collaborative open data platforms.

Target group

Open to English-speaking Bachelor or Master students with a background in Architecture, Urban Planning, Computer Sciences, Engineering or any related fields.

Course aim

The following subjects will be covered:
• Smart cities, Smart grid, Smart building
• AI for climate change mitigation
• Big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning for sustainable development
• Citizen science and public engagement in smart cities
• Digital revolution and AI challenges

Credits info

3 EC
At the end of the module, and upon success, students may obtain a certificate and 3 Credits (ECTS).

Fee info

EUR 750: The program fee of 750 € per module covers:
• Tuition and documentation
• Welcome and farewell events
• Access to EPF and ESTP Paris facilities
• Free internet access
• Official programme certificate
• Cultural and social events

• Accomodation may be arranged upon request (+ 350 € supplementary per module, if available)

Living expenses, individual insurances and visa fees are not included.
EUR 350: • Accomodation may be arranged upon request (+ 350 € supplementary per module, if available)
Living expenses, individual insurances and visa fees are not included.