Success of our faculties
For nine years, Hospodářské noviny have been publishing the ranking of the best universities in the country, in which Faculty of Engineering is the traditional champion. This year, the best faculties ranked in their respective fields are the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering Faculty are among the successful ones as well. The evaluation was published on 21 January as the CTU faculties scored high in the ranked fields of engineering, computer science and architecture.
Czech Technical University in Prague has been presented at the first annual Fair of Prague´s public universities. It was held on 14 January at the University of Economics and visited by more than 3,500 secondary school students. The aim was to provide sufficient information to graduates so they can properly decide on the choice of their further studies.
The Joint Committee of the European Space Agency and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has chosen to implement the SMILE satellites project, in consortium of which is also the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. The faculty will be represented by doc. Rene Hudec of the Department of Radioelectronics. Thirteen different solution variants of the satellite system entered the competition.
Academic Championships of the Czech Republic in indoor athletics took place on 11 January in the inflatable hall at Strahov. CTU athletes won a total of twelve medals, including eight academic championships.
The finals of the 7th annual student Robosoutěž competition were held on Friday, 18 December in the crowded Zengerovo auditorium of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering with a firefighting task for the robots. In a thrilling duel, the gold medal was won by student team of Lachslauchnudelauflauf formed by Jan Bouček, František Hurt and Václav Volhein of Prague´s Jan Kepler Grammar School.
During the CTU Christmas concert that took place in the atrium of the new CTU building on 16 December, results of the best CTU athlete of 2015 survey were announced.
Ink-and-Ray
A unique method dubbed Ink-and-Ray enabling 3D reconstruction from hand drawings has been developed at the Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction at Faculty of Electrical Engineering.
The Minister of education Catherine Valachová appointed 47 new professors on 11 December during a ceremony at the Carolinum. There are five new professors from CTU among them as well. All of them can use their new titles from 1 November.
President of South Korea's prestigious research university KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, prof. Sung-Mo Kang, visited CTU in early December. The meeting was held on the occasion of the visit of President of the Republic of Korea, Ms. Park Kun-hje and her government delegation to the Czech Republic.
An event called Foxconn for schools was held in the premises of the Foxconn company in Pardubice on 26 and 27 November. In the pleasant atmosphere, study possibilities at Czech Technical University in Prague were presented to pupils and students of Pardubice, Hradec Králové and Central Bohemia.

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