THINKlab

THINKlab supporting City Information Modelling for Al Baqa’a Refugee Camp, Jordan

THINKlab is part of a new project which is supporting the application of digital technologies which are helping to achieve sustainable management in refugee camps around the world with research being conducted at Al Baqa’a Refugee Camp. Project partners are engaging with local stakeholders and residents in the Al Baqa’a Refugee Camp which is situated

Smart city technology for disaster resilience

Professor Terrence Fernando, Director, and Dulcidio Coelho, Technical Director, THINKlab, University of Salford, talk to Abigail Tomkins at the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) NATURAL disasters are occurring more frequently in South Asia. Floods, earthquakes, landslides and droughts can wipe out many years of development progress in a single catastrophic event. Alongside response

New digital platform helps THINKlab’s partners integrate more effectively

The University of Salford’s THINKlab has developed a digital platform which allows a range of heterogenous sensor networks to be integrated so project partners can effectively monitor rising rivers and rainfall which can lead to floods and landslides. The digital platform will be used in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Pakistan, three low-middle income countries whose

Q&A with THINKlab drone visualisation developers

The THINKlab has developed a new digital drone visualisation platform which has the potential for changing the way users can respond to disasters more effectively and for supporting post disaster reconstruction efforts. The digital drone visualisation platform will mean that stakeholders are able to interpret data more quickly which will strengthen their decision-making and increase