Collaboration of scientists, students and the leading provider of open-source solutions, Red Hat, is covered by new research and development facility of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. It was launched on 26 October as part of the Computer Department.
The first part of the successful exhibition A century of information - computer world at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering could be visited during end of May and throughout June this year. Pleased by the great interest of the public, the exhibition’s authors have decided to expand it and newly introduce a unique collection of various Czechoslovak and foreign computers of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s of the 20th century alongisde with other contemporary equipment. Exhibits will be opened to the public from 25 October 2016 until 30 June 2017 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Dejvice (Technická 2 st, Prague 6, ground floor, room H1-28), every Monday and Wednesday from 13.00 to 17.00.
Despite bad weather, the student single seater of Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Eforce FEE Prague Formula and CTU CarTech single-seater of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering were presented at a makeshift racetrack in Technical Street on 12 October from 9.00 to 14.00. Showcase of last season´s performance and plans for the next academic year were part of the Day with CTU formulas event.
The company KOVOSVIT MAS, a.s. introduced some of the test parts for the HYBRID MANUFACTURING technology at the International Engineering Fair. The technology was created in cooperation with scientists from Research Centre for Mechanical Manufacturing Technology which is a part of Institute of Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. This is the only technology for metal parts manufacturing fully developed in the Czech Republic, currently under patent management for its protection.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering presented its two-seat ultralight airplane, UL-39 ALBI, on this years´ International Engineering Fair. It cought the eye of fair´s professional comitee and recieved a MSV 2016 Gold medal in Transportation and logistics category.
On September 30, rector of the Czech Technical University in Prague, prof. Petr Konvalinka and the CEO of Siemens Czech Republic, Eduard Palíšek, signed agreement on support of three of our professors. The contracts provide universities with direct access to the latest technologies, strategies and concepts. Siemens will also support VUT in Brno and TU Ostrava the same way.
Through its programs, the Fulbright Commission supported Czech scientists and students in the upcoming academic year as well. The scholarship of program for scientists and university staff was awarded to prof. Jan Holub of Faculty of Information Technology and Ing. Martin Doškář from the Faculty of Civil Engineering was awarded with student scholarship. Professor Jeffrey Frolík will come to the Faculty of Electrical Engineering as Fulbright Distinguished Chair .
The 4th edition of the Buildings with wood scent contest, whose results were announced on 15 September at the Exhibition Centre in Brno, was won by Kristina Ulrychová from the Faculty of Civil Engineering with her proposal for a house in Lipno nad Vltavou. The third place went to Tomáš Papoušek, student of the same faculty, with his project, The Wave. This year, 68 students from 11 Czech and Slovak universities entered the competition, using 55 building parts.
Prof. Vladimir Mařík, head of CTU Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, received the prestigious ABB Lifetime Contribution to Factory Automation Award, at the ETFA conference in Berlin on 8 September. He received it from the hands of director of research at ABB, prof. Alf Isaksson.
The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed on 9 September between prof. Peter Konvalinka,Rector of CTU, and Opatov high school principal RNDr. Jan Perina. The Opatov high school is home to a unique facility for teaching particle physics - a cloud chamber, which was created under a project of chemistry teacher Mgr. Jan Bauer and his then high school students Ondřej Zbytek and Ondřej Svoboda. They are currently studying at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Both institutions expressed interest to cooperate on technical matters related to education of pupils and students and expanding expertise of Opatov high school teachers, as well as academic staff of CTU.