The final presentations of the projects created within the EuroTeQ Collider course took place at Faculty of Civil Engineering on 14 November. The assignment itself came from the industrial partners of the EuroTeQ alliance and the proposed topics were linked to the "Leave no Waste Behind" challenge. The jury was most impressed by the projects "ComSIC"; Optimising placement of combined charging lights in the city, "A New Life for Waste Heat" and "Optimum Recycle".
Versatility, ease of use and attractive design were the key words of the research team of students from FEL CTU and UMPRUM as they developed a device for recording spatial sound in the open-source world. Their achievement is apparent by their participation in this year's DesignBlock.
17th November. Not only the Day of the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy, but after a long break, also the International Student Day, which has been recognised in the Czech Republic for several years.
Rector of CTU in Prague doc. Vojtěch Petráček attended a commemorative event at Hlávka dormitory on Thursday 17th November, where he delivered a speech.
The JUNIOR STAR Grants, awarded by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GA ČR) on 4 November 2022, are intended to promote excellence in budding outstanding scientists. This will enable two scientists from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ing. Jakub Cikhardt, Ph.D. from the Department of Physics and Ing. Robert Pěnička, Ph.D. from the Department of Cybernetics, to fund their basic research projects, which are expected to have a significant scientific impact on a global scale, over the next five years.
The audio guide contains original sound recordings and memories of direct participants of the parade from Prague's Albertov to Národní třída. Anyone can directly follow the steps of the students who started the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia.
Winners of the second year of the Dean's Award were announced at the Faculty of Architecture of CTU on Thursday, 10 November. The jury awarded the best studio and theoretical works of the past academic year. The works are on display at the CTU FA until 5 December.
On the second weekend in November, the CTU sports team participated in the VIIth World Interuniversity Games held in Barcelona. Exactly 100 students, members of 11 sports teams, fought for the right to represent our university in the strong competition of 3 continents, 25 countries, 64 universities and about 2 000 athletes.
A meeting of participants of the CTU Global Postdoc Fellowship Program with Prof. Ing. Zbyněk Škvor, CSc, Vice-Rector for Science, Creative Activity and Doctoral Studies took place in the CTU rectorate building last week.
To find out what chemistry can be used for, 18 teachers and 27 secondary and primary school students went to the Chemistry Seminar at the CTU on Friday, 11 November 2022. New to this year's 4th edition were the first participants from Slovakia, making the seminar international. The lectures took place in the centre of Prague at Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of the CTU (FJFI), while the afternoon exercises were also held in the laboratories of the other CTU participating parts: the Faculty of Civil Engineering (FSv), the Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEL) and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FS).