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University of Houston Seminar on Generative AI Models

Dr. Junfeng Jiao recently had the opportunity to speak at the University of Houston about Generative AI Models at the Urban Information Lab. In the talk, he spoke about UIL’s development towards projects such as, a designated LLM system trained on large scale urban data,, a live digital… read more 

Design Ethics of the Good Form

Speaker: Jeffrey Kok Hui Chan, PhD | Assistant Professor at Singapore University of Technology and Design Time: October 6th, 2023, 12:00 – 12:30 PM (CST) Zoom Link: Abstract: To do good, design ideas are often congealed in a form—a deliberate configuration that is material or immaterial, tangible or intangible—that… read more 

AI and Planning

Speaker: Tom Sanchez, PhD | Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Tech Time: September 22, 2023, 2:00 – 2:30 PM (CST) Zoom Link: Abstract: Interest in AI has exploded since the release of platforms like ChatGPT providing mainstream access to powerful content-generation capabilities. In this talk, I… read more 

Smart Cities and Generative AI Symposium 2023

On Aug. 18, the Urban Information Lab hosted the Smart Cities and Generative AI Symposium. Interdisciplinary professionals across academia and industry gathered to inform, examine, and discuss how generative artificial intelligence impacts our cities. Topics included Smart Resilience, Smart Mobility, and Large Language Model (LLM) Applications. Some highlights of the… read more