To research and design information, communication, and media systems to address regional civic issues, using techniques from design, computing, and the social sciences, in collaboration with government and community partners. These systems will have real-world impact, and promote social sustainability, equity, and justice.
Issues Involved or Addressed
Novel strategies for community engagement with technology (GIS, sensors, etc.), Accessible systems for civic data collection, analysis, and display, Tools for digital / interactive information design, Evaluation of social impact, New models of social innovation, privacy and security in the context of civic data and applications.