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The CTU Academic Senate announced election of a person to be proposed for post of the Rector of CTU in Prague at its meeting on 31 May 2017
From 9 to 13 October, CTU in Prague will present itself at the International Engineering Fair in Brno. The exhibition will be on stand 137 at pavilion Z of the Brno Exhibition Grounds and the visitors of the trade fair will be introduced to the new technologies, the researchers and students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering are working on. The Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University will be presented to the public for the first time at the fair.
Yet again, the Czech University of Technology will present the single seater cars of the students at the campus in Dejvice. The Formula Day will be held on 5 October at 9:00 in front of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering building. At the event, students will present both the electric-driven single-seater of the eForce FEE Prague Formula team and the combustion engine single-seater of CTU CarTech team.
On 17 October at 19:30, a concert will be held in Bethlehem Chapel to mark the establishment of the Institute of Technical and Experimental Physics of CTU. The Slovak vocal group Fragile will perform at the concert under the auspices of the institute's director, doc. Ivan Štekla, CSc.
The Study Abroad Fair will take place at the CTU Faculty of Information Technology on 25 October, from 10 am to 4 pm. This has traditionally been a possibility of studying abroad.

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At the 5th annual Structures With Wood Scent 2017 contest, which was attended by 66 students from 9 Czech and Slovak universities, the students from CTU won in several categories. This year's theme was Wood is the Way, which is the title of an awareness campaign launched last year by the Wood for Life Foundation.
On Thursday, 7 September, a videomapping took place on buildings CTU-CIIRC and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering buildings, which concluded the celebrations of the 310th anniversary of CTU. These were commenced on 17 January, the day when an Imperial Rescript was issued in 1707, clearly supporting the funding of engineering education.
On Thursday, 7 September, the Chairman of the State Material Reserves Administration (SSHR), Ing. Pavel Švagr, CSc., And Dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, CTU, prof. MUDr. Ivan Dylevský, DrSc., signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, Support and Information.
On 4 September, with almost two hundred guests, the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CIIRC), started to develop three important activities. In cooperation with the founding partners, the National Center of Industry 4.0 (NCP 4.0) was established by the solemn signature of a Memorandum. The center aims to disseminate awareness on Industry 4.0 and develop close cooperation between the academic and industrial spheres. In addition, CIIRC introduced the Testbed for Industry 4.0 as a new research and experimental workplace for testing innovative solutions and processes for so-called smart factories. And last but not least, CIIRC, in cooperation with BUT Brno and the leading German research organizations DFKI and ZeMA, launched a prestigious European project, the RICAIP, that develops a completely new concept of advanced industrial production.
On 5 September, Times Higher Education published a new ranking of the world's top 1000 universities. For the second time in a row, the University of Oxford has won, with the University of Cambridge finished second. CTU in Prague defended its position at the 601st - 800th range and is thus still the best technical university in the Czech Republic.