Ing. David Bernhauer, Ph.D. from FIT CTU, won the Josef Hlávka Prize, which is awarded to talented students who have demonstrated exceptional ability and creative thinking in their field. He received the award both for his dissertation, Similarity Search in Unstructured Data using Data-Transitive Models, and for his teaching and popular science activities as well. He received his diploma at the castle in Lužany on 16 November, 2023.
Representatives of the House of Lobkowicz and Faculty of Information Technology of Czech Technical University in Prague (FIT CTU) signed a memorandum of cooperation at the Lobkowicz Palace at Prague Castle On Monday 20 November 2023.
This year again, CTU in Prague and its representatives honoured the events of November 17th 1939 and 1989 by laying wreaths outside Hlávka dormitory, in Žitná Street, and in Albertov. November 17th is the only momentous date which, as International Students Day, has its origin in the Czech (Czechoslovak) Republic. It is at the same time a state holiday in the Czech Republic as the Day of Struggle for Freedom and Democracy. One day earlier, on behalf of the Czech Technical University in Prague, vice-rector Radek Holý recalled the background to the closure of the universities in 1939, at an event at the Ruzyně barracks organised by the Association for Commemorating the Czech Resistance.
In the prestigious competition The Global Undergraduate Awards 2023, which is called the Nobel Prize for juniors, Dominika Burešová, a student of Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the CTU in Prague, was among the winners in the category of mathematics and physics. She succeeded with her bachelor's thesis in a competition of more than 2800 other male and female students from 409 universities worldwide. No one from the Czech Republic has ever won this prize in the fields taught at CTU.
Further improvement of cybersecurity at the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic is the aim of the Memorandum of Cooperation signed today at the Strakova Academy by the Head of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, Mgr. Jana Kotalíková and the Dean of Faculty of Electrical Engineering of Czech Technical University in Prague (FEL), Professor Petr Páta. Experts from the FEL will helpdevelop information security at the Office of the Government and the departments under it in the coming year. FEL will also provide the Office with consultations in the field of cyber security. Together, they will also address how to set up conditions for internships for FEL students at the Government Office.
A worthy place for isolation experiments and analogue missions was found within the CTU campus in Dejvice, the only one in the world accessible by metro...
In mid-November, the annual Employers' Club 2023 awards were presented. CTU in Prague was ranked silver in the Employer Recommended School category.
The third meeting of innovators, representatives of the state and companies in the field of construction was held at CTU Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cyberneticson 14 November 2023, under the auspices of National Centre for Construction 4.0. The topics of the strategic discussion within the Construction 4.0 Forum included not only the transformation of the construction industry in the technological field, but also, for example, in the field of law. Representatives of companies presented successful implementations and future trends.
CTU Rector Vojtěch Petráček and the Association of the Czech AeroSpace Industry (ALKP), represented by President Josef Kaspar and Board Member Jiří Protiva, signed an agreement on partnership cooperation shortly after noon on Friday, 10 November. With this act, both institutions confirmed their interest in strengthening cooperation in the field of research and development of aerospace technologies applicable in the civil and defence sector.
Faculty of Transportation Sciences of Czech Technical University in Prague celebrated 30 years since its foundation in the Bethlehem Chapel on Thursday, 2 November 2023. All the staff and other invited guests enjoyed a social evening, which was in the spirit of memories, friendly meetings and wishes for the future.