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Smart sustainable cities research network

This research network performs interdisciplinary research for smart sustainable urban development and collaborates closely with regional, national, and international players.

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Do you remember what the future was supposed to be like?

By 2050, 68 percent of the world's population is expected to live in cities according to the United Nations (UN). In parallel with growing urban populations, we face multiple and complex challenges such as climate change, social inequality, housing, employment, transportation, and environmental protection. In short, one of our biggest global challenges is to develop and build cities that are safe, inclusive, resilient and sustainable as stated in the UN Sustainable development goal 11.

Our cities must make better use of resources, be energy efficient, and have smarter solutions for homes, buildings, and infrastructure and not least, be good places to live for all. The sustainable cities of the future demand even better and more comprehensive urban planning and there is an urgent need for new, better, and more integrated solutions to ensure good and livable cities.

In short, cities of the future must be smarter. Most people associate smart cities with how information technologies are combined with humans, buildings and infrastructure to solve the challenges that we face in society. The research network acknowledges the role of technology, but technology is not a silver bullet. We need to approach our urban futures from multiple perspectives to develop truly smart sustainable solutions. This requires interdisciplinary research and close collaboration between academia, civil society, industry and government.

UiS Network

The university's research network for smart sustainable cities is set up to strengthen interdisciplinary research and cross-sectoral collaboration for smart sustainable urban development in close collaboration with regional, national, and international players. Our researchers come from all six faculties at UiS covering the humanities, social sciences and natural and technical sciences.

The University's research network is divided into eight thematic areas:

  • Education and knowledge
  • Arts and culture
  • Safety
  • Climate and sustainability
  • Mobility and transport
  • Democracy and participation
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Data and telecommunications

With these themes, the university wants to help create the knowledge and smart solutions that contribute to more sustainable and livable cities and regions.

PhD research group

The PhD research group currently consists of 15 members. The PhD candidates group meet regularly to discuss their research and organize workshops, seminars and PhD course related to smart sustainable urban development. All PhD candidates are encouraged and expected to collaborate across disciplines. If you are a PhD candidate or postdoctoral researcher interested in coming to the University of Stavanger for a research stay, please feel free to contact us.

Connected research groups at UiS

The Smart City Research Network draws on expertise from many areas of research at the University of Stavanger. The network brings together researchers from these areas to work on societal challenges related to smarter cities.

Computer Networks (ComNet) Research Group: Computer Networks (ComNet) Research Group | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Stavanger AI Lab: Stavanger AI Lab | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Democracy and Citizenship (DEMCI): Demokrati og medborgerskap: tverrfaglige tilnærminger og kritiske perspektiv | Universitetet i Stavanger (uis.no)

The Greenhouse: Environmental Humanities: The Greenhouse | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Sustainable urban development, planning and design: Sustainable urban development, planning and design | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Digital Society Research Group: Digital Society Research Group | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Performing Arts: Artistic Research at The University of Stavanger | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Museum of Archeology: Arkeologisk museum | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

CIAM – Cluster on industrial asset management: CIAM – Cluster on industrial asset management | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Centre for Innovation Research: Centre for Innovation Research | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

Health promotion for people with health challenges: Health promotion for people with health challenges | University of Stavanger (uis.no)

PARTAKE  - Participation in school, working life and treatment: Forskergruppen - PARTAKE | Universitetet i Stavanger (uis.no)

Social and spatial justice in times of transition: Social and Spatial Justice in Times of Transition | Universitetet i Stavanger (uis.no)

Members of the network

51831048
Division of Innovation and Society



Innovasjonsavdelingen
Prosjektleder
51832013
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Professor
51831590
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Professor
51832823
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering
Førsteamanuensis
51833578
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Early Childhood Education
Førsteamanuensis
51831915
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51832878
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51832832
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Førsteamanuensis
51831658
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51833704
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Førsteamanuensis
51832601
Museum of Archaeology
Professor
51831286
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Education and Sports Science
Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51833702
Faculty of Social Sciences



Norwegian School of Hotel Management
Førsteamanuensis
51833687
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Cultural Studies and Languages
Professor i historie
51832903
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Førsteamanuensis II
51832871
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51832534
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering
Førsteamanuensis
51831560
EOJ-218
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Professor
51832834
Museum of Archaeology



Department of Conservation
Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science
Førsteamanuensis
51834158
Faculty of Health Sciences



Department of Public Health
Professor
51833764
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Senterleder
51832010
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering
Professor
51831508
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Instituttleder
51834538
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Doktorgradsstipendiat
51833037
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Doktorgradsstipendiat
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Stipendiat
Faculty of Performing Arts



Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Stipendiat
Stavanger (Ullandhaug, KE)
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Stipendiat
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Stipendiat
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science
Stipendiat
51831232
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Stipendiat
51831831
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Chemistry, Bioscience and Environmental Engineering
Forsker
51831382
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Social Studies
Stipendiat
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Early Childhood Education
Stipendiat
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Cultural Studies and Languages
Stipendiat
51831396
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Stipendiat
51831395
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Stipendiat
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Førsteamanuensis
51831407
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Førsteamanuensis
51832529
EOJ 315
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Førsteamanuensis
51831095
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Professor
51831331
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Cultural Studies and Languages
Professor
51832868
EAL
Faculty of Social Sciences
Førsteamanuensis
51833729
UiS Business School



Department of Economics and Finance
Professor
51831242
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Chemistry, Bioscience and Environmental Engineering
Førsteamanuensis
51832686
Museum of Archaeology



Department of Conservation
Forsker
51833127
Faculty of Science and Technology



Faculty Administration TN



Kontor for forskningsadministrative tjenester
Rådgiver
UiS Business School



Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
1017 Stipendiat
Museum of Archaeology



Department of Cultural Heritage
Stipendiat
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Health Sciences



Department of Public Health
Stipendiat
51831151
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Universitetslektor
51831185
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51834594
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51831241
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Stipendiat
51832666
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
51831675
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Professor
51834036
Faculty of Performing Arts



Avdeling for jazz, dans, PPU og musikkproduksjon
Professor
51831470
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Safety, Economics and Planning
Førsteamanuensis
Faculty of Science and Technology



Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Stipendiat
51833088
Museum of Archaeology



Department of Conservation
Stipendiat
51831301
Faculty of Arts and Education



Department of Education and Sports Science
Professor
51832797
Faculty of Social Sciences



Department of Media and Social Sciences
Førsteamanuensis
Contact
Network leader:

Anders Riel Müller

Administrative contact

Elena Sikveland

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The Smart City Research Network at launch, January 2020.

Steering committee

Troels Gyde Jacobsen, director of Innovation, UiS

Odd Magne Bakke, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS

Øystein Lund Bø, Dean of Faculty for Science and Technology, UiS

Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen Solheim, Head of Centre for Innovation Research, UiS

Stig Finnesand, Director of Nordic Edge

Elin Schance, Leader of the Grønn By ("Green City") organisation

Scientific advisory committee

Harald Nils Røstvik, Professor, Department of safety, economics and planning, Faculty of Technical and Natural Sciences.

Truls Eric Johan Engstrøm, Associate Professor, Norwegian Hotel Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences.

Hege Ingjerd Hollund, Associate Professor, Archeological Museum.

Kenneth Arne Pettersen Gould, Associate Professor, SEROS, Faculty of Technical and Natural Sciences.

Barbara Maria Sageidet, Associate Professor, Department of Early Childhood Education, Faculty of Arts and Education & The Greenhouse.

Kristiane Marie Fjær Lindland, Associate Professor, Department of Media and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences.

Gianfranco Nencioni, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Technical and Natural Sciences.

Silje Henriette Amalia Normand, Associate Professor, Department of Education and Sports Science, Faculty of Arts and Education and Head of DEMCI.

Tatiana Iakovleva, Professor, UiS Business School, Section for Innovation, Management and Marketing.

Knut Erik Giljarhus, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science, Faculty of Technical and Natural Sciences.

Todor Milkov Kesarovski, PhD Candidate, Department of economics, safety and planning, PhD Representative.

Events

Smart City Research Symposium

Wed. 22.09.2021

09:00-17:30

Hotel Victoria