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Czech Technical University in Prague awarded its best students with the Stanislav Hanzel Prize on the occasion of the International Student Day on 17 November. The students received the prize in Bethlehem Chapel during the festive concert of Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic from the hands of the Rector of Czech Technical University in Prague doc. RNDr. Vojtěch Petráček, CSc. and doc. Ing. Antonín Pokorný, CSc., Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CTU Foundation Stanislav Hanzel.

In accordance with the legacy of the Rector Emeritus, late Professor Stanislav Hanzel, the Foundation's support is directed in particular towards the modernisation of studies and deepening their compatibility with studies at European technical universities, increasing student mobility and the internationalisation of studies. This year, nine CTU students were awarded the prize for outstanding results in their studies and for scientific, professional and other significant activities.

The Stanislav Hanzel Foundation was established in 1997 in honour of the first rector of the CTU in Prague after November 1989, Prof. Ing. Stanislav Hanzel, CSc. Professor Hanzel served as Rector until his death in June 1996. The Fund receives financial resources in the form of grants, donations and contributions from cooperating organizations, companies, professional and professional associations and individuals, especially former students - graduates of the faculties of the CTU in Prague. "The aim of the endowment fund is to support studies and students of study programmes accredited at the faculties and university institutes of the CTU in Prague," adds doc. Ing. Antonín Pokorný, CSc., Rector Emeritus of CTU and Chairman of the Board of the Foundation Fund.

This year, the following students were awarded:

Bc. Šimon Matějka from Faculty of Civil Engineering, Bc. Petr Smola from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ing. Šimon Mandlík from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ing. Karel Tesař from Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, MgA. Jitka Aslan from Faculty of Architecture, Ing. Jiří Brož, MSc. from Faculty of Transportation Sciences, Ing. Lýdie Leová from Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Ing. Šimon Schierreich from Faculty of Information Technology and Bc. Valerie Tomášková from Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies.


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