Students who complete the Urban Informatics course sequence will be able to:
- Understand the city as a system of systems and the developing role of urban informatics in managing the associated complexities.
- Access, analyze, and model data from multiple sources to develop efficient urban systems.
- Effectively communicate the potential of emerging technologies to a wide audience.
- Present large-scale urban data, including spatial and non-spatial datasets, in order to visualize patterns as a means for formulating effective policy and plans.
- Understand the theory, methods and tools of dynamic and/or spatial modeling for urban policymaking and infrastructure investments.
- Work with public and private sector practitioners in internships and capstone projects solving real-world problems.
- Present a professional-grade portfolio of work that demonstrates data analytic skills, advanced visualization and knowledge of urban challenges.
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