The Expo 2020 World Exposition opened its doors on October 1st, 2021 and will continue until March 31st, 2022. It is the first ever world exhibition to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, and it is also the first to be hosted by an Arab country. The Czech National Pavilion was designed by architects Jan Tůma and Jindřich Ráftl, who are graduates of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague. What else is CTU presenting within the permanent exhibition and the rotating exhibits?
The third edition of the CyberSec&AI Connected 2021 virtual conference will be held on 4-5 November 2021, focusing on the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Internet user privacy. The event aims to bring together representatives from academia and industry on issues related to privacy in the digital world. The organisers are the software company Avast and the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU), joined this year by the Private AI Collaborative Research Institute at the Technical University of Darmstadt.
The November Talks lecture series is returning to the Faculty of Architecture after a one-year break. It will present internationally successful personalities who are not afraid to take risks in their professional life. Among others, architect Eva Jiřičná will share her experience.
CTU is a member of the international alliance CELSA (Central Europe Leuven Strategic Alliance) led by KU Leuven. The aim of the cooperation is to promote the internationalisation of science at CTU by supporting the preparation of international scientific projects.
Non-academic staff of CTU can take the opportunity to go on an internship at one of the EutoTeQ partner universities from 15 September. These include the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e) , Ecole Polytechnique L'X, or Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech). CTU employees thus have a unique opportunity to visit prestigious European universities, expand their knowledge in their field and apply new knowledge at their respective workplaces.
The Academic Senate of the Faculty of Architecture of the CTU in Prague (FA) has announced elections for the Dean of the Faculty for a four-year term of office starting from 1 February 2022, in accordance with Act No.111/1998 Coll. on Higher Education and related regulations, as amended, and according to the Rules of Procedure of the AS FA of the CTU in Prague.
The twenty-fourth edition of the Werner von Siemens Prize for engineering, science and medicine students and young scientists has been announced. Candidates can apply via the website until 30 November, 2021. The financial rewards, which Siemens has distributed to 410 students, scientists and teachers over the past 23 years, amount to 13.4 million crowns. This year, 900,000 crowns will be distributed in eight categories, with the best thesis and dissertation category awarded to thesis supervisors along with students.
The Czech-German RICAIP Research Centre at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics (CIIRC) of the Czech Technical University in Prague will welcome young European artists in the coming days and weeks, who will focus on learning about artificial intelligence and machine learning as part of the Goethe-Institut's residency program. The purpose of the residency program, which will bring remarkable artistic talents from France and the UK to the Czech capital in the autumn, is to mediate ties between scientists and European artists and inspire them to (co)creative work.
CTU and Avast have once again joined forces in the field of cyber security and artificial intelligence research. On November 4–5, 2021, you can look forward to the third edition of the successful CyberSec&AI Connected virtual conference, which will focus on the use of AI and machine learning in matters of security and privacy protection. As in previous years, the event will connect the international academic sphere with industry representatives and other experts. This year, the Private AI Collaborative Research Institute at the Technical University of Darmstadt also joined the organizers.