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The Jan Opletal Awards are an initiative of the Student Chamber of the Council of Higher Education (SK RVŠ) and Thanks that We Can movement and represent the highest national student and youth awards. They are awarded in three categories, namely for outstanding contribution during high school studies, for active involvement in the academic community within the university administration and for civic engagement (personalities under 30 years of age).
This September (9-13 September), the first micro-certificate course entitled "Applied Artificial Intelligence for Technical Innovation" will take place in Prague and Munich. The course, which is part of lifelong learning programme at CTU, has been created thanks to a unique collaboration between the EuroTeQ Alliance and the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU), the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and two partners from industry - Valeo and the German expert on AI applications in industry AppliedAI.
Call for Applications in the fields of Engineering, Mathematics and Physics.
The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of CTU (FJFI) will be presented at Meltingpot from 17 to 20 July.
Those interested in studying who have not yet managed to submit their application have a chance at Faculty of Civil Engineering of CTU in Prague. Until 31 July 2024, they can apply in the second round of the admission procedure for five bachelor's degree programmes in Czech and one in English.

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The Vice Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of CTU for cooperation with industry and commercialization, Professor Jan Vobecký, has been inducted into the ISPSD (International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices & ICs) Hall of Fame. ISPSD honours individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of power semiconductor technology and/or to maintaining the success of ISPSD.
CTU in Prague hosted the international conference ICAReAlumni 2024 on 13-14 June. This prestigious conference connecting experts in alumni relations from universities around the world was held for the first time in the Czech Republic. At the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies, representatives of universities shared their experiences and discussed the latest trends in alumni relations.
The Czech Rectors' Conference has prepared the project "Universities for Society". On its fcb profile it publishes texts of individual schools according to pre-selected topics. Our university has chosen the theme: 'CTU - education for all generations'. We present the text below, it will appear on the fcb of the ČKR on July 10 - so give us a like :-)
Handling hazardous materials, building specific structures, diagnosing structures, locating people during unexpected events, automation, increasing productivity, higher levels of work safety, reducing errors, connection to modern BIM technologies and in the future to artificial intelligence and much more. All this was addressed by leaders of the Czech construction industry and representatives of academia at the Josef Underground Laboratory at the "Robotics in Underground" event, which focused on the possible future challenges that robotics opens up in this environment. The event was jointly organised by the Centre for Experimental Geotechnics of Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Experimental Centre of Faculty of Civil Engineering, the National Centre for Construction 4.0 and representatives of partner companies.
The first International Quantum Hackathon at FIT CTU attracted 44 young talents from all over the world. Nine student teams worked for two days on solving problems using quantum technologies. The topics ranged from mine detection in the seas, to technologies in medicine, security in the energy sector and space technologies. The winning team consisted of students from Faculty of Information Technology of Czech Technical University in Prague and a high school student from the Secondary School of Economics in Pilsen (SPŠE Plzeň). Results were announced at the follow-up conference Quantum Day on 26 June 2024. Faculty of Information Technology (CTU FIT) and Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering (CTU FJFI) were the CTU organizers of both events together with the CzechInvest agency and partners IBM and Tensor Ventures.