Prof. Silvia Ilieva and Assoc. Prof. Dessislava Petrova-Antonova were guests in the studio of bTV programme "Before lunch", where they talked about the GATE Institute and its first pilot project “City Digital Twin”. Prof. Silvia Ilieva shared how the young people will be involved as researchers at GATE Institute, working on societal challenges in Future Cities, Intelligent Government, Digital Health and Smart Industry application areas. Assoc. Prof. Dessislava Petrova-Antonova reflected on “City Digital Twin” by showing how it could be applied to optimize the city processes and improve the citizens’ quality of life. She explained the possibilities to use the “City Digital Twin” for simulation and visualization of city’s phenomenon. Simulations of Virtual planning and scenario analysis of noise in the city as well as Cleaner air by 3D Scanning and Computational Fluid Dynamics were broadcasted. The simulations are implemented by research teams from Chalmers University of Technology, which is a strong partner and co-founder of GATE Institute.
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