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SmartGuide, an internationally successful travel-tech startup of CTU graduates, helps with travel in the Czech Republic. It now also offers a virtual tour of the Dejvice Campus.
The Ethnographic Museum of the National Museum hosts an exhibition called DIY: From Do It Yourself to DIY from 25 September, 2020 to 17 January, 2021. Here, CTU will also present its innovations, which helped in the fight against COVID-19.
Rector's letter to the students considering the current epidemiological situation.
The Laboratory of Intelligent Software Testing (STILL) from the Department of Computers of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering participates in the "Hack the Mind. Hack the Brain. Help Us Understand", organized by DefSec Innovation Hub in cooperation with NATO, the Czech Army and other partners, including CTU in Prague. Applications for the event can be submitted until October 10.
Following the successful CyberSec & AI Prague 2019 conference, which won the AI Awards for "Event of the Year", CTU in Prague and Avast have once again joined forces to bring together experts in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cyber security. This year’s edition will see Avast and CTU introduce a hybrid conference concept, an online and physical event bringing together experts from all over the world without being restricted to one location. Taking place on 8 October, 2020, the global event will simultaneously run in Prague, London, New York City and San Francisco with the content broadcasted live to attendees worldwide. World-class experts in the field of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, such as Roger Dingledine, Director, Researcher and Co-founder of the Tor Project, and Garry Kasparov, Chess Grandmaster and Avast Security Ambassador will offer their insight on applying AI in privacy protection and security.

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Czech Technical University in Prague has become a member of the SIAM Student Chapter Prague, a student association supported by the worldwide professional organization of applied mathematicians, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
This year's INSPIRELI AWARDS competition was attended by 1336 students from 106 countries around the world. A total of 1305 projects were sent to all categories of the competition, which is about a third more than in the previous year. The greatest interest has traditionally been in the Architecture category, in which 1,093 projects competed to enter the finals, and 39 projects will eventually compete for victory. Six projects in the categories of Interior Design and Urbanism Also entered the finals. In the specific category INSPIRELI COMPETITION, in which the students had the task of designing an amphitheater in Burkina Faso this year, out of a total of 146 designs, the top twenty-four reached the finals. This year, for the first time, high school students could compete in the INSPIRELI LUMION PRIZE special category. From the Faculty of Civil Engineering, which together with the Czech Technical University in Prague co-organizes the competition, the works of two students, both in the Architecture category, made it to the narrowest final selection.
The CTU Orientation Week was launched on 14 September, during which we welcomed approximately 250 foreign exchange students from almost 50 countries. The event was organized by the student teams International Student Club at CTU and Study at CTU.
An important part of the NATO 2020 Days in Ostrava and the Air Force Days of the Army of the Czech Republic was the ceremonial awarding of members and employees of the integrated rescue system, security forces and public hygiene stations. Among the winners was also a student of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of the Czech Technical University, doctoral study program of Population Protection, Ing. Denisa Charlotte Ralbovská.
A team of scientists from the Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic participated in the development of a new patent for a device used to test the toxicity of complex mixtures of air pollutants. The toxicological incubator, on which experts from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Czech Technical University and the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague also cooperated, is able to test, for example, emissions of internal combustion engines in real operation.