Smart Cities as a Solution for Reducing Urban Waste and Pollution

Smart Cities as a Solution for Reducing Urban Waste and Pollution

Goh Bee Hua (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: June, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 362
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0302-6
ISBN13: 9781522503026|ISBN10: 1522503021|EISBN13: 9781522503033
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This reference book is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it was edited by a well-known environmental scholar from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, providing essential research on the conceptualization and implementation of smart cities and related technologies within urban environments. This comprehensive publication brings together over 25 environmental experts from over ten countries, to provide methods on building urban environments that reduce waste and pollution, capture and manage large sets of environmental data, and integrating smart and knowledge-based systems.

Smart Cities as a Solution for Reducing Urban Waste and Pollution examines emergent research on smart innovations within built urban environments. Featuring best practices and theoretical frameworks, as well as potential issues in the implementation of smart and green technology in urban settings, this publication is a vital reference source for graduate students, researchers, academics, engineers, architects, facility managers, and government officials.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Building Components
  • Emission Reduction
  • Noise Pollution
  • Passive Design Strategies
  • Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Transportation Efficiency
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Goh Bee Hua received the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship to pursue her doctoral study at the University College London in 1994 and obtained her Ph.D. in Building in 1997. She had since contributed over 65 research articles to top peer-reviewed journals and several leading conferences in her field, achieving for publication performance a citations H-index of 10 which excludes self-citations. She had also published a book chapter on Green BIM in the Handbook of Research on Building Information Modelling and Construction Informatics, and a book on Implementing IT Business Strategy in the Construction Industry. In 2007, she had received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award conferred by the International Federation for Information Processing’s Technical Committee 8.9 on Enterprise Information Systems, IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Technical Committee and Taylor & Francis Group. In 2015, she had received the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Journal of Management in Engineering. She also holds a M.Sc. in Building and B.Sc. in Building (2nd Upper Class Hons.) from NUS, and a Diploma in Building (with Merit) from the Singapore Polytechnic.
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