eUMaP first colocation in Cyprus at Frederick University

July 23, 2021 0 By Renzo Carlucci

The Colocation of eUMaP Partners in Cyprus was opened the day 8 june 2021 in the location of Frederick University in Nicosia. The 3 full days of discussions was organized according to the initial agenda and during this days each partners made a presentation about the involvement in the project and in each specific WP.

The first day was introduced with a presentation of Frederick University, host of the colocation working space, by Miroslava Belkerinova. 

Next arguments were based on following items:

Analysis of general aspects of eUMaP project, by Paris Fokaides

Presentation of the work to be realized in the WP 3 – Recording crisis feature in the building service, leaded by FU, by Paris Fokaides.

  • energy, 
    • water 
    • waste
    • telecommunication networks. 

Then a discussion on type of possible measurement was held with analysis of single contribution from all partners.

WP3 Task 3.2 – Utilities management under crisis, by group of researchers of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, was a detailed presentation of practical problems by prof. Agios Papadopoulos of Aristotle University of Tessaloniki.

Agios Papadopoulos pointed out that the main activities of this task will be:

  • Recording of the water consumption quantities in crisis-related situations. 
  • Definition of new patterns of residential end uses of water.
  • Development of predicting models for water usage.    

for the final target: adequate, secure and sustainable supply of services.

WP4 – Spatial planning of city service utilities network, was introduced by Alexandros Paraskeuas of Geosystem Hellas.

In this presentation the role of geospatial technologies was discussed about following items:

  • Use of EO satellite data
  • Integration of mapping data with BIM and BUMS
  • Integration of previous data with Cadastral data

WP5 – Integration of Digital Technology Monitoring and Management, by Darius Pupeikis of Kaunas University of Technology in teleconferencing connection

Darius Pupeikis explained the focus on existing open BIM platforms and their integration into the eUMaP, as well as on the development and integration of BIM data for monitoring the requirements, in the sense of digital twins. 

WP1 – Project Management, recommendations, by Renzo Carlucci, Alma Sistemi  

As conclusion of first day Renzo Carlucci presented some main issues and recommendations for the best result of the project related to the dissemination and rules for publications.

In the next days following arguments was detailed:

Smart Remote Monitoring for Utilities, by Paris Fokaides

The Open Question arised and discussed was on following items:

  1. Type of sensors to be used
  2. Potential use of existing infrastructure
  3. Scale at which data to be collected
  4. Data management
  5. Data analysis
  6. Time step of data measuring and analysis
  7. Presentation of data
  8. Data access
  9. Digital security aspects
  10. Relevant ongoing projects and initiatives

Utilities Management Platforms, by Paris Fokaides

With following Open Questions:

  1. Platform functionalities
  2. Platform architecture
  3. Platform users
  4. Platform users interface
  5. Platform alpha testing
  6. Platform maintenance and upgrade
  7. Platform use after completion of project
  8. Relevant ongoing projects and initiatives

Smart Bin Sensor, by researchers of Frederick University

With exposition of different type of sensors that can be used to monitor the quantity of waste collected in waste containers:

  • Measure the level of waste in waste containers
  • Measure the weight of waste containers
  • Detect whether the cap of a waste container is open or closed
  • Measure the temperature in the waste container

Remote Measurement of Energy Related Properties, by researchers of Frederick University

Data logger and building and weather data.

WP2: Outrech Activities, by Christiana Panteli

Christiana Panteli, underlined all the outreach activities for dissemination and for a good exploitation of the result of the project.

Governance for Climate and Energy in Cyprus, by Byron Ioannou of Frederick University

A General view  on the Governance for Climate and Energy in Cyprus was given in this lecture from Byron Yoannou who focused also on Local Transportation Issues.

Using GIS for spatial documentation and analysis, by Gregoris Kalnis of Frederick University

Gregoris Kainis showed the activities on going in Frederick University regarding the use of GIS for spatial planning and the MSC in Sustainable Energy Systems with some practical applications.

Recording of water usage patterns, by group of researcher of Aristotile Thessaloniki University

Suggestions to start the discussion on WP6: Utilities Management under crisis conditions.

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