Impact of Covid-19 on Smart Cities

About this project

The project investigates and analyses a range of disruptions of Covid-19 to urban development and the changing scenarios of smart cities in the wake of Covid-19. The project identifies the opportunities as well as the challenges for businesses, city councils and universities to take Covid-19 as a catalyst for change. The project develops evidence-based strategies for such change and business transformation.

Lead researcher

Professor Fang Zhao

Associate Dean - Research & Enterprise

Professor Fang Zhao is a digital transformation strategist and a passionate researcher and business advisor in the areas of digital transformation and digital disruption.

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Associated researcher

Mohamed Sedky

Associate Professor

After received his BEng(Hons) in Electro-Physics and Communications in Alexandria University, Egypt, in 1996, Mohamed founded SKM communication systems with two partners.

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