Neapolis University Pafos – Participation in JASS 2024: Advancing Smart City Solutions

April 19, 2024

Neapolis University Pafos is thrilled to commemorate its active participation in the groundbreaking Joint Advanced Student School (JASS) 2024 held @coral beach hotel & resort. As a proud contributor to this prestigious event, Neapolis University Pafos played a vital role in shaping conversations and driving innovation towards the advancement of smart city solutions.

JASS 2024, extending over an enriching two-week period, welcomed a diverse cohort of students from esteemed universities worldwide, including the Technical University of Munich, Imperial College London, University of Zurich, University of Central Lancashire, and the University of Cyprus. With a commitment to fostering interdisciplinary collaboration, Neapolis University Pafos students and faculty engaged deeply in the exploration of technological integration within urban environments.

Under the theme “Talking with Smart Cities,” JASS 2024 served as a dynamic platform for showcasing cutting-edge technologies and fostering dialogue on their transformative potential. Neapolis University Pafos brought its expertise to the forefront, contributing to discussions and initiatives aimed at building smarter, more sustainable cities for the future.

The event highlighted a myriad of innovative technologies, including the Kinova Gen3 Robot Arm, autonomous vehicles on the Duckietown platform, the OptiTrack system, and speech conversion technologies. Neapolis University Pafos students actively participated in hands-on demonstrations and collaborative projects, gaining invaluable insights into the practical applications of these advancements.

As a testament to its commitment to excellence in education and research, Neapolis University Pafos was honored to have Professor Kirill Krinkin represent the institution as one of the distinguished speakers at JASS 2024. Professor Krinkin’s expertise in smart city development enriched discussions and inspired attendees to explore new frontiers in urban innovation.

Neapolis University Pafos extends its heartfelt gratitude to the organizers, sponsors, and participants of JASS 2024 for their unwavering support and dedication. The collaborative spirit and shared enthusiasm demonstrated throughout the event underscore the collective commitment to driving positive change and shaping the future of urban living.