During his visit to the Czech Republic, Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the Green Deal for Europe, also visited the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics at CTU. Here, on Monday 26 September, he learned about the solutions for sustainable and smart industry being developed at the RICAIP - Testbed for Industry 4.0, the Energy 4.0 Laboratory and the Future City Centre. The second half of the visit was dedicated to a discussion with students and scientists from the Czech Technical University in Prague.
One of this year's five winners of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, the most prestigious award for artists under 35, is Vojtěch Radakulan, a PhD student at the Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. His work, which, according to art experts, draws its aesthetics mainly from the gaming world, will be on display at the joint exhibition of this year's laureates at the National Gallery from 23 September 2022.
The Faculty of Information Technology of the Czech Technical University in Prague (FIT CTU) responded to the needs of online learning arising during the coronavirus pandemic and built a professional streaming and recording studio with state-of-the-art equipment on the premises of the faculty. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, at a cost of almost CZK 4 million, it provides quality online teaching to its students, presents science and offers its services throughout the whole CTU.
Multi-frequency satellite receivers using various satellite systems, mainly Galileo in addition to GPS, will help to refine the position of Prague trams. Thanks to this, their accuracy even in the dense development of the centre of Prague is very high, showing deviations of no more than 2 metres. They should be installed in all trams in regular service by the end of next year. The project with the Transport Company of the Capital City of Prague (DPP) is being worked on. The project was carried out by scientists from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.
Once again after a year, the student teams of the CTU in Prague appeared in public on the Dejvice campus as part of the CTU Racing Day. Thanks to dynamic demonstrations, the machines were presented in their element: combustion formula car of the CTU CarTech workshop from the Faculty of Engineering, electric and autonomous formula car from the workshops of the eForce FEE Prague Formula team from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and also electric and combustion road racing motorcycles of the CTU Lions team from the Faculty of Transportation Sciences.
The Faculty of Transportation Sciences of the Czech Technical University in Prague has signed a memorandum with OICT aimed at cooperation and mutual support in the field of urban innovation, smart and sustainable cellphones.
The neglected Strahov Stadium will finally undergo extensive renovation and will be transformed into a centre for innovative companies and testing of the latest technologies. The former largest stadium in the world will once again become a world-class structure, now for the most promising entrepreneurs. The project's founding memorandum was signed on Wednesday 21 September 2022 by representatives of the Prague City Hall, the Czech Technical University in Prague, the CTU Student Union and partners - 3D printer manufacturer Průša Research together with venture studio and investment fund DLTG.
Experimental projects of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of CTU (FEL) were presented on the weekend of 17th and 18th September at the Holešovice Market Hall at the "festival of modern DIYers and inventors" Maker Faire Prague. The fifth edition of the event was traditionally held with the participation of talents from our faculty.
At the Faculty of Engineering, pedagogues are not solely interested in memorized proven truths. Increasingly, they want to prepare students for the actual challenges of modern industry and involve students in research. A recent example is the successful collaboration between scientists and an undergraduate student to develop a rotating photobioreactor design.
The two-day meeting of leading Czech and French researchers, developers and entrepreneurs focused on strategically important areas of artificial intelligence was opened by Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský on Monday 12 September 2022 at the Czernin Palace. The event was the result of several years of effort by an international team consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, the French Embassy in Prague, the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CIIRC CTU) and the French Institute Inria.