Two years ago, Marek Novák’s team from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering developed a blood glucose measurement device - an XGLU meter. With this device, graduates of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering have already won a number of competitions, including the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup. In September, the XGLU won the IoT Future Hub contest organized by Vodafone, and in early October, Ing. Marek Novák ranked second in the Czech Inventor survey.
Doc. Lukáš Ferkl, Director of the University Center for Energy Efficient Buildings of the Czech Technical University, represented the CTU rector, doc. Vojtech Petráček as he took part in a mission of the Union of Industry and Transport to the United Arab Emirates. This was part of the foreign trip of Radek Vondráček, chairman of the Czech Parliament.
The award of the European Association of Steel Construction Manufacturers - ECCS is awarded in recognition to major scientists who have made a significant contribution to the development of scientific and technical knowledge in the field of structural steel constructions.
On 6 September, the meeting of the Chamber of Statutory Towns of the Czech Republic took place at the CTU. The event took place under the auspices of the Rector doc. Vojtěch Petráček as he gave a solemn greeting to the mayors of the statutory cities of the Czech Republic and other guests.
The team of prof. Jiří Matas of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering has been working with Toyota since 2003 on the development of an autonomous car. The scope of cooperation is gradually expanding. This year sought the foundation of the Toyota Research Lab sponsored by Toyota by amount of 1 million Euro per year.
Doc. Vojtěch Petráček and the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Radek Vondráček met at the University Center of Energy-Efficient CTU Buildings on Wednesday, 22 August and together inspected the S.A.W.E.R. system which will form the technological core of the Czech National Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dne 21. srpna byla u Fakulty elektrotechnické ČVUT v Praze v Kampusu Dejvice spuštěna nová virtuální keška. Ta unikátním způsobem připomíná místo, odkud bylo tehdejší Československo připojeno k internetu. Právě jeho nástup pomohl k rozšíření celosvětové hry Geocaching.
The ninth annual CTU Camp Jáma Lvová (the Lion´s pit) took place in Svatý Štěpán. This was attended by 24 gifted children from the second level of elementary schools and multi-year grammar schools from all over the Czech Republic. The camp, which is the closing ceremony of the year-long mathematical and programming correspondence competition, was set this year in a divine theme. Participants in the role of the gods controlled course of the world, cared for the welfare of their sheep flock and faced many threats.
A total of 35 students took part in the two-week long 13th annual Summer University at the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant this year. The event took place from 23 July to 3 August. The participants included 6 students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 5 students from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, 9 students from the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering and one from the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.
In the second half of July, one of the three training camps of the Czech Republic's Secondary Czech Cyber Security Championship, which are preparing Czech students for the European finals, took place at the Cyber Security Training Center of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. It is organized by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and will take place in London from 15 to 17 October.