What makes a Smart City? How to find a career path.

The White House just announced a $2 trillion bill to repair the crumbling U.S. infrastructure that would create millions of jobs to the economy. Many of these new jobs will focus on smart city technology to repair crumbling bridges, pot-holed roads, and the kinds of power and water line issues that immobilized the whole state of Texas just last month. 

Join Dr. William Kao who will discuss the proliferation of smart city technology, the expanding needs of infrastructure, and how people with business or tech backgrounds can get job-ready for the myriad of opportunities out there today. 

What you’ll learn 

  • The current state of the infrastructure 
  • Where is the expansion of smart infrastructure?
  • How do I get a job in smart cities? 
  • Q&A

Related Course: Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications beginning Wednesday, May 12

Speaker Bio: William Kao, Ph.D., worked in the semiconductor and electronic design automation industries for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corp., and Cadence Design Systems. He teaches Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension and has taught in the engineering department at UC Los Angeles. He is a frequent speaker at professional organizations.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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