The opening ceremony of the Hyundai Day took place in front of the National Technical Library on Tuesday 12 April 2022 with the participation of the Rector of the CTU in Prague doc. Vojtěch Petráček, MIAS Director Prof. Vladimíra Dvořáková and Martin Saitz, CEO of Hyundai Motor Czech Republic.
Teachers of the Department of Control Engineering of CTU FEL developed and provided students with home robotic laboratory sets. Thanks to a special teaching robot, the demanding subject of Automatic Control, including lectures, exercises and laboratories, can now be studied completely remotely. The concept of a home lab, which only a few top universities in the world are experimenting with in this field, came about during the lockdown. Currently, the department is also deploying robots in standard semester classes and is about to test their use across the entire Cybernetics and Robotics study programme.
Adam Zvada, a graduate of FIT CTU in Prague, and his partner David Mokoš founded a startup and burst onto the global crypto scene with an idea that brought them a record investment of CZK 37 million within three months.
"Change your future during your studies and start your career at leading Czech transportation companies" was the main motto of the 4th annual Career Day of the CTU Faculty of Transportation Sciences, which took place on 6 April 2022.
The sixth annual Synth Challenge 2021 competition for university students who synthesize compositions in MATLAB was won by Adrian Pitoňák, a student of FEL CTU. Among other things, he scored with the international jury with his version of Bohemian Rhapsody, which was compulsory for all participants in this year's competition.
Scientists from the Faculty of Information Technology have been awarded a prestigious Advanced ERC grant worth 77 million crowns for research into making programming language updates more efficient and cheaper. Programming languages allow programmers to interact with computers and specify tasks to be performed.
An online conference organized by Climate and Sustainable Leaders Czech Republic took place in the meeting room of the Czech Technical University in Prague on Tuesday afternoon, 5 April 5.
The Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague in cooperation with the Czech Technical University in Prague and the organizations Adra and Zásilkovna are dispatching a truck with humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The recipient is the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding in Mykolaiv, whose rector, Eugeny Trushliakov, has asked the universities' leadership for help. The cargo of the humanitarian transport consists of non-perishable foodstuffs, baby diapers, medical and hygienic supplies worth 1 200 000 CZK.
The exhibition "Czech High Gothic in Models by Students of the Architecture and Civil Engineering Programme of the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University" will take place at the Czech Museum of Silver in Kutná Hora - Hrádek from 1 April to 30 November 2022. The general public will get acquainted with buildings from the time of Charles IV that have not survived, have changed their appearance, have not been completed or were designed and never built. The exhibition is the main event of this year's Kutná Hora museum season.
The Faculty of Biomedical Engineering (FBMI), specifically its scientists doc. David Vrba, Ing. Lukáš Malena and prof. Jan Vrba from the Bio-electromagnetism research team, collaborated with doctors from the General University Hospital in Prague and the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles University to verify the accuracy of targeting transcranial magnetic stimulation (non-invasive stimulation using magnetic pulses that induce electrical currents in a specific part of the brain) in patients suffering from orofacial pain (in the face and oral cavity). The results of their study will help to improve the treatment process for these patients.