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Seminar: Smart cities, urban mobility, and waste management in Bengaluru, Indi

January 5, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mānoa Campus, 1601 East-West Road, John A. Burns Hall, Room 3012 (3rd floor)

Given the rapid pace of development and urbanization, India faces several challenges that threaten achievement of the nation’s goal to create sustainable urban systems. The city of Bengaluru is at the forefront of India’s efforts to overcome problems of inadequate infrastructure, unsustainable transport, and management of municipal solid waste and waste water.

In this seminar, synthesis of these challenges and possible solutions for Bengaluru city are discussed in three short presentations: 1. Sustainable urban mobility using an indicator-based hierarchical benchmarking framework 2. Technologies to convert municipal solid waste (MSW) to refuse-derived fuel (RDF) for applications in small-scale electricity, heat generation, and liquid-fuel production 3. Redefining and rebuilding sustainable waste recovery and reuse systems through decentralized, robust, and participatory socio-technical options


Ticket Information
Free, open to the public

Event Sponsor
East-West Center, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Laurel Pikcunas, (808) 944-7444, pikcunal@eastwestcenter.org, Bengaluru Seminar (PDF)

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