As part of the Cybernetics and Robotics study programme at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, students could enrol in a new compulsory elective course How to Make (Almost) Anything - and the interest was enormous. Jiří Zemánek, a "scientific handyman" who was inspired, among other things, by the course of the same name at the renowned MIT University, is the guarantor and lecturer. The new course is unique in the Czech environment in its scope - students are to learn how to use software and hardware tools to create projects using digital manufacturing, but the focus does not have to be limited to robotics or electrical engineering.
75 years ago, on 25 February 1948, students marched from the CTU building on Charles Square to the Castle to support the democratic President Edvard Beneš.
SACT General Phillipe Lavigne, in the company of the DefSec Innovation HUB (DSIH) team, held talks with representatives from CTU in Prague. During the meeting with Vice Rector Zbyněk Škvor, they discussed many possibilities of cooperation, both public and non-public. This was a follow-up to a summit held at CTU in August 2022 to connect the military, academia and industry.
The eForce FEE Prague Formula student racing team, based at Faculty of Electrical Engineering, has significantly advanced in the main category of the 279 university teams ranking from all over the world. Counted in the top ten European teams, it holds 17th place globally and is first among competitors from domestic universities. This is one of the best rankings in eForce team history. Students from different faculties of CTU, especially from Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, collaborate on the design of both the piloted and the autonomous electric formula cars.
Kristina Jarůšková, a PhD student from the Department of Software Engineering at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of CTU (FJFI), who is now at CERN, has made it to the prestigious Forbes 30under30 list for 2023. For the tenth time, the list features 30 talented, capable and successful people under 30 every year. And the Nuclear faculty has already had a representative within it: In 2020 it was Roberta Bimba and David Klečka, and a year later Petr Hauschwitz.
CTU in Prague has now opened a new competition-standard archery range in the Podolí dormitory area. Rector Vojtěch Petráček cut the ceremonial ribbon in the presence of Jiří Drnek, director of the Institute for Physical Education and Sport, Michal Vodička, director of CTU Service Facilities Administration, and other guests.
Tomáš Trejdl, a student of FEE CTU, is in this year's ranking of 30 under 30 in the czech edition of Forbes magazine! The twenty-five-year-old Trejdl's place in the prestigious list of 30 talented people from the Czech Republic under 30 was earned by his collaboration on the Wrest. He and his friend Vasil Kostin, a medical student at the 3rd Faculty of Medicine at Charles University, developed a special mouse pad to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
Students of the PhD programme at the Institute of Energy Engineering of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering help to teach and popularise nuclear energy. After their experience with the creation of a virtual model of the Cenelín nuclear reactor, they are now working on a virtual model of the Fúzelín fusion reactor. The team is led by a PhD student of the Institute of Energy Ing. Vojtěch Smolík, who can best explain the importance of the model.
Three faculties of Czech Technical University - Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Electrical Engineering - participate in the three-year professionally oriented Bachelor's degree programme in Scenic Technologies, which applicants can enrol in at Faculty of Civil Engineering. Cooperation has also been established with the National Theatre, Czech Television and Barrandov Studios, where students of the programme will have professional practice as part of their education. The first students will be able to take a seat in the lecture halls already this September.
If you are interested in the issue of information exchange in medicine, we offer an elective course Data Integration in Healthcare, which is open to students of all years and faculties.