Hebrew University students aren’t the only ones getting smarter! Smart Cities are radically changing the way we live – using technology to provide services and solve city problems – improving everyday essentials like transportation, accessibility, and sustainability for the lives of that cities citizens.

At the forefront of this initiative in Israel is Hebrew University’s Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences. On this episode of HUJI Bites, Dr. Rotem Bar-Or, a researcher in the departments new “Smart Cities and Urban Informatics” program speaks to us about the course, his cutting edge research in the field and how even an ancient city like Jerusalem is part of the smart city revolution.