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  • 31.03.2020 | Visiting scholar Mr Rudong Yang from the School of Transportation Engineering (Prof. Dr. Ruihua Xu) atTongji University  joins the Institute of Transport, Railway Construction and Operation at the Technical University of Braunschweig. Together with Prof. Dr. Thomas Siefer and his team – Jan Peter Heemsoth and Nina [NEWS] ...

  • 15.03.2020 | The Qingdao Urban Planning and Design Research Institute (QUPDI) and EAST-Cities Research Group fostered their on-going collaboration by signing a MoU across borders. QUPDI is responsible for the Urban Planning in the entire Qingdao region as well as providing data and analysis to better understand the built [NEWS] [PARTNERSHIP]...

  • 13.03.2020 | Qingdao Surveying and Mapping Institute and the EAST-Cities research group signed a Memorandum's of Understanding. QSMI is an award winning Institute with deep knowledge in data generation, geospatial analysis, and mapping. We look forward to a continued partnership and exchange of knowledge. [NEWS] [PARTNERSHIP]...

  • 01.03.2020 | The joint team of  CAUP and ISU advances the TOPOI method to identify and typify settlement patterns in Qingdao. The team develops data-driven methods such as Image Classification to generate a comprehensive geospatial database based on satellite imagery and other accessible data sources. Based on [NEWS] [OUTPUTS]...

  • 01.28.2020 | The second annual EAST-Cities Symposium will be held in Germany at Technische Universität Braunschweig in the fall of 2020.  As we begin the Second Phase: Research and Development of the EAST-Cities project members of the EAST-Cities team from Qingdao and Shanghai will gather to take part in an international [NEWS] [SYMPOSIUM]...

  • 23.01.2020 | Qingdao has a very different set of morphological conditions than Germany. For the SP TOPOI team having a greater understanding of how the urban systems in Qingdao function is essential. During a trip to Qingdao in January Olaf Mumm and Ryan Zeringue, members of the EAST-CITIES team, conducted field [NEWS] [TOPOI]...

  • 17.01.2020 | Members of the EAST-CITIES project went to Qingdao, China on a field research trip on January 13th to the 23rd. Olaf Mumm, Max Juraschek, and Ryan Zeringue served as delegates and were received by the Sino-German Eco Park. Topics included collaborative approaches for moving forward the project, discussion [NEWS] [CONFERENCE] ...

  • 15.01.2020 | Members of the EAST-CITIES project went to Qingdao, China on a field research trip on January 13th to the 23rd. Olaf Mumm and Ryan Zeringue served as delegates and were received by the Qingdao Surveying and Mapping Institute. Topics included collaborative approaches for moving forward the project, discussion [NEWS] [GIS] [DATA]...

  • 14.01.2020 | The EAST-CITIES team was invited to conferee on Big Data in Urban Planning held by the Qingdao Urban Planning and Design Institute. Olaf Mumm and Ryan Zeringue served as delegates for the EAST-CITIES team and were received by Lianli Yu the head of the Planning Department, Tianyi Chen head of Big Data [NEWS] [CONFERENCE] [BIG DATA]...

  • 01.01.2020 | Industrial value creation is an important part of sustainably developing cities, although often associated with negative impacts. Increasingly, sustainable production concepts are being pursued by companies and environmental protection criteria are defined or strengthed by [NEWS] [PRODUCTION]...

  • 18.10.2020 | In order to further expand cooperation in the field of vehicle technology, the Tongji University in Shanghai, the Lower Saxony Research Center for Vehicle Technology and the Lightweight Campus Open Hybrid LabFactory founded the Chinese-German Research and Development Center (CDZA) [NEWS] [PARTNERSHIP]...

  • 11.10.2020 | The EAST-CITIES team, Establishing and Achieving Sustainability Targets in Eastern Chinese Cities, recently completed a successful trip to Shanghai and Qingdao, China. After the initial meeting in Shanghai the TU Braunschweig and Tongji University partners went on an excursion to Qingdao, the research project [NEWS] [NETWORK]...

  • 10.10.2020 | The EAST-CITIES team, Establishing and Achieving Sustainability Targets in Eastern Chinese Cities, recently completed a successful trip to Shanghai and Qingdao, China. After the initial meeting in Shanghai the TU Braunschweig and Tongji University partners went on an [EAST-CITIES] [NETWORK]...

  • 10.10.2020 | The EAST-CITIES team, Establishing and Achieving Sustainability Targets in Eastern Chinese Cities, recently completed a successful trip to Shanghai and Qingdao, China. After the initial meeting in Shanghai the TU Braunschweig and Tongji University partners went on an [NEWS] [NETWORK]...

  • 07.10.2020 | The first annual EAST-Cities Symposium, was successfully held Shanghai and Qingdao, China. During the stay in Shanghai the EAST-CITIES team met with projects partners at Tongji University, continuing the long-standing partnership between Technical University Braunschweig and Tongji University. At the [NEWS] [SYMPOSIUM]...

  • 12.06.2020 | The EAST-CITIES research group regularly conducts interdisciplinary workshops to jointly develop research objectives, to acquaint each other with methods and approaches of their respective disciplines and to discuss results of ongoing research activities. The close cooperation makes it possible to use [NEWS] [NETWORK]...

  • 16.10.208 | Delegates of TU Braunschweig’s EAST-CITIES Group have been received by the dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning Prof. Dr. Li and project coordinator Prof. Dr. Nannan Dong to discuss the collaboration and next steps within the international research project. Meeting with direct partners of the Sino- [NEWS] [NETWORK]...

  • 12.10.2020 | On the occasion of the anniversary celebration of the CDHK the Vice President of Tongji University Prof. Dr. Wu, the Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning Prof. Li, the President of the TU Braunschweig Prof. Dr. Kaysser-Pyzalla and the spokesperson of the core research area “FUTURE CITIES” [NEWS] [NETWORK]...