The 10th edition of the Pilsen Rescue Cup took place in Prášily from 13 to 15 May, where the team of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering took the 1st place, namely Dominik Pánek, Marek Ječmen and Samuel Klíma (students of the 3rd year of the Medical Rescuer course).
Eduard Palíšek, CEO of Siemens ČR, and Eva Zažímalová, President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, announced the results of the prestigious Werner von Siemens Prize at a press conference in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic on Thursday, 19 May. In the 24th edition, the most successful turned out to be CTU in Prague with six awards, followed by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic with four awards and the Brno University of Technology with three bronze awards; as 568 entries were received. The conference was attended by four winners from CTU (pictured from the left): Roman Lavička, Petr Hauschwitz, Nikola Pokorný and Martin Hodek.
The successful Day with Huyndai was followed by an excursion to one of the most modern car factories in Europe, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Czech s.r.o. in Nošovice. It was attended by teachers and students of the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies, and other students associated with the institute, as this opportunity was also attended by foreign students, including those who studied as part of the EuroTeQ consortium program.
A severe storm caused power outages. A group of drones flies out of charging stations located on high-voltage poles. They fly a designated route, their cameras scanning selected elements of the power lines. The footage obtained during the flight is analysed using machine learning and sent to inspection staff for final evaluation. They can thus immediately identify the point of failure and initiate repairs in a much shorter time than today's common practice.
The 10th jubilee edition of the Dean's Cup of the Faculty of Nuclear sciences and Physical Engineering (FJFI) was held on the traditional festive day of 8 May 2022. Unlike the previous two editions, this time it was not spoiled by the pandemic and dozens of teams in four main disciplines were involved in the battle for victory. All of course under the supervision of the Dean of FJFI doc. Václav Čuba.
The new university building passport methodology will not only help public universities in their dealings with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports but will also serve to give them a better overview of the buildings that the university owns and manages. The ministry can thus prepare subsidy programmes based on comparable information on university properties. The methodology was developed by an expert group composed of experts from the BUT, CTU, MU and UPCE, based on the decision of the MoEYS. The methodology was commented by a wide community of engineers from all universities.
With a six-month delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, student carsharing Uniqway celebrated its third birthday. The service, created and run by students, first launched on 17 October 2018 and within three and a half years had expanded its fleet to 36 vehicles - a ŠKODA FABIA, a SCALA and an electric CITIGOe iV. Since the beginning, the service has been available to students and employees of partner universities, including the Czech Technical University in Prague. Since last year, Uniqway services have also been available to their graduates. More than 6,000 users have already signed up for the service, with more than 1,000,000 km driven collectively.
Ten student teams from five European schools of architecture worked on conceptual visions of development for the Strahov Hill area. The Future of Strahov Hill workshop took place in April at the Faculty of Architecture. The projects are intended to start a discussion about the brief for the planned architectural competition for the future design of the world's largest stadium.
Last week, a total of 85 teams from all over the Czech Republic competed in the 3-day FEL CTU Robotics Competition for the 2nd grade of primary schools and the corresponding classes of multi-year grammar schools. Each competition day determined one champion. The teams kepLErGO, Lasy Brick and PDV Crew then competed in a live televised superfinal on Tuesday 3 May. This determined the final winner, which was the PDW Crew team.
In April, a guided walk around the Lesser Town was held for Ukrainian mothers with children, the relatives of CTU students staying in the dormitories at Strahov.

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