TitleIntelligent Transportation Systems as Information Providers in Smart Cities
ConferenciantDr. Francisco Falcone
Professor/a organitzador/aAgustí Solanas
InstitutionUniversidad Pública de Navarra
Date 03-05-2016 18:00
Summary Abstract: Increasing the efficiency as well as improving user experience of Transportation systems is one of the mail goals within the framework of Smart City / Smart Region development. The implementation of Intelligent Transportation Systems is therefore compulsory in order to achieve such goals, optimizing multi-modal transportation schemes, within freight transportation as well as in the case of passenger transportation. In this presentation, we will discuss the advancement, challenges and opportunities in the adoption of ITS and their role within Smart City/Smart Region environments.
Francisco Falcone (M05, SM09) received his Telecommunication Engineering Degree (1999) and PhD in Communication Engineering (2005), both at the Public University of Navarre in Spain. From 1999 to 2000 he worked as Microwave Commissioning Engineer, Siemens-Italtel. From 2000 to 2008 he worked as Radio Network Engineer, Telefónica Móviles. In 2009 he co-founded Tafco Metawireless, From 2003 to 2009 he was also Assistant Lecturer at UPNA, becoming Associate Professor in 2009. His research area is artificial electromagnetic media, complex electromagnetic scenarios and wireless system analysis. He has over 400 contributions in journal and conference publications. He has been recipient of the CST Best Paper Award in 2003 and 2005, Best PhD in 2006 awarded by the Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación, Doctorate award 2004-2006 awarded by UPNA, Juan Lopez de Peñalver Young Researcher Award 2010 awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain and Premio Talgo 2012 for Technological Innovation.