On this page, you can find an overview of the Centre for BOLD Cities' current projects. Please visit the project pages for more detailed information on the projects and team members.

Digital Twin Rotterdam harbour

Urban Digital Twins

The Team Science project Urban Digital Twins (3D data-based representations of the city) asks how inclusive these are for the diversity of people, experiences, and politics in the city. A digital representation cannot, by definition, capture the…

Social acceptance of Urban Air Mobility

Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is a new way of urban transportation that involves moving people and goods by air in an urban environment. Vera Safronova, a junior researcher at LDE Centre for BOLD cities, carried out a research project to investigate the…
Image of surveillance camera (susviews)

Citizen perspectives on smart urban safety

How do people perceive, experience and react to smart urban safety imaginaries and everyday environments? Smart city applications in the domain of public safety management (short "smart urban safety") are all around us, but are often unknown to the…

Data Empowerment Design Studio #1

What problems and opportunities do residents see when it comes to societal challenges? And how does (the use of) data come into play when we address these issues? In this project, BOLD Cities researchers team up with citizens and local initiatives to…
Robot Rosie

Robot Rosie Minor Research Project

Robot Rosie Pilot Robot Rosie is a pilot of 6 months. This self-driving robot will deliver groceries at the Erasmus University Rotterdam / campus Woudestein to employees, students and residents at the campus. The pilot is aimed at exploring the…