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Smart Society with Big Data

Prof. Tri Kuntoro, a distinguished academic and thought leader at the University of Gadjah Mada (UGM), is championing the cause of inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable cities and human settlements in alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Prof. Kuntoro’s visionary approach towards building a smart society holds the potential to significantly impact urban landscapes and foster sustainable development.

In response to the pressing need for sustainable urban development, Prof. Tri Kuntoro emphasizes the pivotal role of technology and smart solutions in shaping future cities. His research and advocacy center around harnessing advancements in technology to create inclusive urban environments that promote social, economic, and environmental sustainability. The issues has that presented in Smart City Outlook 2023: Big Data held by Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences Universitas Gadjah Mada at October 14, 2023

“Building smart societies involves leveraging technological innovations to enhance the quality of life for all citizens while ensuring the sustainability and resilience of urban spaces,” stated Prof. Tri Kuntoro. “By embracing smart technologies and fostering a culture of collaboration, we can drive meaningful change and address the challenges posed by rapid urbanization.”

Prof. Tri Kuntoro’s work aligns closely with Sustainable Development Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. Through interdisciplinary research, collaboration with policymakers, and engagement with communities, he advocates for strategies that prioritize accessibility, affordable housing, efficient public services, and sustainable transportation systems.

At UGM, Prof. Kuntoro is actively involved in initiatives that integrate smart city concepts and technologies to optimize urban planning and governance. His contributions extend beyond academia, manifesting in practical solutions that enhance the overall well-being of urban inhabitants while mitigating environmental impact.

With a focus on leveraging data-driven insights and advanced technologies, Prof. Tri Kuntoro aims to empower communities, improve urban infrastructure, and drive innovation that supports sustainable urban development. His work underscores the critical role of education, research, and collaboration in shaping a better and more sustainable future for cities and human settlements.