The London Digital Twin Research Centre has today kicked-off the project “Urban Resilience in Agriculture Through Highly Automated Vertical Farming in Vietnam and the UK” with partner Van Lang University and Khang Thinh Irrigation Tech (Vietnam), within the British Council’s Going Global Partnerships programme.
The London Digital Twin Research Centre has been successful in two further bids to the British Council’s Going Global Partnerships programme. The two projects focus on DT research and knowledge transfer that is strongly located in our University strategy themes and have at their core, the UN sustainability goals.
The new projects are:
Project 1 (Vietnam, 2022-2024): “Urban Resilience in Agriculture Through Highly Automated Vertical Farming in Vietnam and the UK”
Challenges in agricultural product supply during COVID-19 pandemic brought the idea of adapting a highly automated vertical farm system to the urban context. This project is international research that is aimed at sustainability issues arising from food resilience needs. The project will install two greenhouses to support vertical farming and use DT/IoT smart solutions to control and monitor production. Alongside the technical work, there is a substantive piece of educational work on vertical farming with young people. The project is also an example of collaboration with the Business School. We are collaborating with Van Lang University from Vietnam.
Project 2 (Indonesia, 2022-2024): “Developing Connected Curriculum on Digital Twin for Health System Resilience” Continue reading “Other New Grants for LDTRC”
Following the success of the Newton Fund project on Digital Twin for Structural Health Monitoring , the project team between London Digital Twin Research Centre and University of Transport and Communications (Vietnam) have teamed up again to extend and advance the developed DT model for improving the monitoring and maintenance of important infrastructure in Vietnam and the UK.
The project will again be led by the two investigators: A/Prof. Thanh Bui (UTC) and Prof. Huan Nguyen (LDTRC) and will last between 2022 and 2024. The funder is the VinGroup (Vietnam) under the VinIF funding scheme
Further detail is here
London Digital Twin Research Centre’s Director, Prof. Huan Nguyen, is chairing the Digital Twins for the Future panel at the IEEE International Smart Cities Conference 2021, where an in-depth discussion about the opportunities, challenges, and expected impact of the Digital Twins on various industries will be carried out.
The panel will include experts in the field who will engage in exciting debates about how Smart Cities of the future can benefit from the up-and-coming Digital Twins breakthroughs. Leading the discussion, there will be Prof. Huan Nguyen (Director of LDTRC, Middlesex University, UK), Dr. Erkan Oterkus (Director of PeriDynamics Research Centre, University of Strathclyde), Dr. Souvik Barat (Head of Enterprise Digital Twin Research Initiative, TCS Research), and Dr. Thanh Bui-Tien (Deputy Dean of the Civil Engineering Faculty and Head of the Bridge Engineering and Underground Infrastructure Department, University of Transport and Communications, Vietnam).
More information about the panel, as well as the registration link, can be found at: https://attend.ieee.org/isc2-2021/digital-twins-for-the-future/