After two and a half years of construction, a unique experimental laboratory, the largest of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe, was inaugurated on 28 April 2022 at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CIIRC CTU). Testbed for Industry 4.0 is a research infrastructure that is being built at CTU thanks to a significant investment of EU and Czech funds within the RICAIP centre. Thanks to this, Czech industry has access to the latest scientific knowledge and applications for advanced manufacturing and modern factories of the 21st century. On this occasion, cooperation with the German Fraunhofer Institute IWU and the University of Ostrava VŠB-TUO was signed in the presence of government representatives.
The robotic competition, organized by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, was also attended by the youngest generation educated at CTU - pupils of the Lvíčata (Lion Cubs) primary school established by the university. And they certainly didn't lose their way!
Prof. Pavel Exner was elected a member of the Mathematical Section of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc). This non-governmental, non-profit and independent organization brings together almost a thousand scientists working in Europe, including ten from the Czech Republic.
As part of the expanding cooperation of the Czech Technical University in Prague with universities around the world, Rector Vojtěch Petráček was visited today by representatives of the University of Health Sciences and the Institute of Technology Cambodia.
Out of 1161 students from grammar schools and vocational secondary schools across the Czech Republic, 71 high school students competing in teams of up to three advanced to the finals of the first year of the Technology Olympics. The Technology Olympics aims to contribute to a better understanding of the trends that drive the world today and to inspire their study.
Three in ten computer users experience tingling or tingling in their wrists and impaired sensitivity in their fingers when working on the computer. The discomfort and pain may be related to carpal tunnel syndrome. Bc. Tomáš Trejdl from the Master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction at the Open Information Department of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, together with Vasil Kostin from the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, are persuing a technological innovation that can help prevent this disease. They have developed a special smart mouse pad that took them to the world final of the Red Bull Basement competition in Istanbul in early March.
The inauguration of the Rector of the Czech Technical University in Prague, doc. RNDr. Vojtěch Petráček, CSc. was held in the Betlehem chapel today, who thus entered his second term of office. Together with him, six deans of the Czech Technical University in Prague were inaugurated.
After a two-year break, the 12th annual Kladno Majáles student festival was held on 21 April, organized by students of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering of CTU for all students and the general public. During the afternoon, several bands took the stage, the most famous of which were The Silver Spoons and zakázanÝovoce. There was also an attractive accompanying programme for children and adults. A new feature was the Maypole weddings, which were a great success, perhaps thanks to the original rings from the 3D printer.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies (MIAS) of the CTU in Prague, a gala evening was held in the Congress Hall of Masaryk dormitory on Wednesday, 20 April. The event was attended by the Rector of the CTU, Doc. Vojtěch Petráček, members of the university management, deans and directors of CTU units, the President of the Academic Senate of CTU and members of the Scientific Council of the MIAS. The festive evening was dedicated mainly to the staff of the Institute and active students who have contributed to the good name of the institute through their studies, sports achievements or extraordinary actions.
On the occasion of celebrating the 30th anniversary of the founding of Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studues, the Rector doc. RNDr. Vojtěch Petráček, CSc. awarded doc. PhDr. Dana Dobrovská, CSc., a well-known personality of engineering pedagogy at MÚVS, with a medal for significant contributions to the development of the Czech Technical University in Prague on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

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