Developing digital twin for urban situation awareness and response, and application to the Port of Tyne

Lead Research Organisation: Newcastle University
Department Name: Sch of Engineering


The research articulate the extent to which a digital twin can, 1) provide insight into situation awareness and 2) mitigate the impact of industrial accidents or security and operational incidents on major maritime ports.

It aims to develop synthetic data model utilising real-time data to monitor and discover the irregularity of the infrastructure, especially those with scarce data. The digital model will conduct retrospective analysis using the data fusion methods to review previous incidents to acquire insights for policy maker to adopt proactive strategies and response.


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/S023577/1 31/03/2019 29/09/2027
2281581 Studentship EP/S023577/1 30/09/2019 29/09/2023 Mingyu Zhu