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Аll projects that were created at the Faculty of Architecture during the winter semester will be showcased at the vernissage entitled ‘Fabrika’ on Thursday, 16 January from 18:00. Its size and area make it the largest event of its kind in the Czech Republic. More than 1,000 semester projects of Architecture and Urbanism, Design and Landscape Architecture will be exhibited on 7 floors in 56 studios.
The title Honoris Causa will be awarded to Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, founder and chief executive adviser of the German DFKI on 21 January at a ceremonial meeting of the CTU Scientific Council in the Bethlehem Chapel.
The New Year's concert of the Czech Technical University will take place in Rudolfinum on January 21, 2020 at 7.30 pm. The event will be held under the auspices of the CTU Rector doc. Vojtěch Petráček. The event will include the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra with conductor Anu Tali, tenor Toby Spence and hornist Radek Baborak.

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On 18 December, 69 new professors received their appointment decrees from the hands of Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Robert Plaga at the Carolinum. They were nominated for the highest academic degree by scientific and artistic councils of universities, and are appointed by the president. Five new professors will now work at CTU in Prague, namely at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Architecture.
In December, the scientific team of Associate Professor Zdeněk Hurák from the Department of Control Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, together with volunteers, tested what would happen if a multi-car column was created on the road. The experiment showed that the random sample of cars on Czech roads using the ACC will behave qualitatively the same as in the case of human drivers - ie unjustified (phantom) traffic jams will occur.
Being able to move autonomously in an unknown cramped environment and create its detailed map. This is the role of a six-legged walking robot whose “brain” was programmed by our researcher and PhD student Jan Bayer. For his precisely elaborated diploma project with great societal potential "Autonomous Exploration of Unknown Rough Terrain with Hexapod Walking Robot", he won the first place in the international IT SPY competition, which annually announces the best IT diploma theses.
Out of a record number of 164 teams from 77 different secondary schools, the robotic cart by R2-D2 team from Špitálská secondary school in Prague won at the autumn part of the 11th CTU Robo Competition. Teams Mindbreak and Mindfield from Příbram secondary school ranked second and third. The final round took place on Friday, 13 December in the Zenger Auditorium of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague. The event was organized by the Department of Control Engineering.
On 10 December, the best CTU athletes for 2019 were announced as part of the CTU Christmas Concert. They are Martina Satková, Anežka Paloudová, Jakub Zavřel, Jakub Dobrý and Tomáš Klinský. The Cups were handed over to the athletes by the CTU rector doc. Vojtěch Petráček, Director of the Institute of Physical Education and Sport doc. Jiří Drnek and doc. Zdeněk Valjent.