At the ceremonial session of the Scientific Council of CTU, which took place on 17 January at the Bethlehem Chapel, architect Miroslav Šik received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the hands of CTU rector, prof. Petr Konvalinka.
The diagnosis of severe mental and developmental disorders and diseases, as well as an effective means of communication for the disabled. Al this is possible by the device that is able to detect even the smallest eye movements. It was developed by researchers from the Department of Economics, Management and Humanities of Faculty of Electrical Engineering under the direction of Ing. Martin Dobiáš, PhD., within the project "Monitoring eye movements for diagnosis in neuroscience." The research was financially supported by Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) under the ALFA program, supporting applied research and experimental development.
Tomáš Záruba, student of the Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering and Management study program at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, had founded the Byzance (Byzantium) startup together with his other colleagues. It focuses on the rapidly growing market for Internet of Things (IoT). Members of the team deal with tools for development and long-term management of IoT, including security. To achieve the significant development of this technology that they have planned for upcoming year, they have developed an universal hardware kit, which will help overcome the difficulties between the development of prototype and mass production.
Mrs. Kateřina Valachová, minister of Education, Sports and Youth, appointed 55 new professors at the Carolina Great Hall of Charles University on 19 December 2016. Six new professors of CTU in Prague were among them.
Results of the Best CTU sportsmen of the year 2016 poll were announced at the CTU Christmas Concert, held at the Betlehem Chapel on 15 December. First three places belong to Ing. Jan Přidniš, Bc. Petr Šlajs and Kristiina Mäki.
The finale of the 8th Annual Roboshow was held in Zenger auditorium of Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Charles square on Friday, 16 December. Teams by students of CTU and various high schools from across the country competed in a tense fight, accompanied by great public interest in which the NEXT TEAM from the Zlin Gymnasium had won. Its members were Petr Molek, David Strouhal and Jan Vlk.
The student of the CTU Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering recieved the ministry´s award for outstanding performance of czech students and researchers in the year 2016 during ceremony held at the premises of the Senate on 30 November.
Expert Panel of the Government Council for Research, Development, Innovation (RVVI) selected a total of 276 best results of czech research from the years 2010 to 2014 in the 2nd pillar of the Evaluation of the results of RVVI research organizations 2015. The criterion in this pillar is the excellence of results, which are judged by response to results published and by the industrial impact of applied results.
Last November weekend, the CTU athletic representation participated in the 2nd annual World University Games, held in Rome. Our university was represented by a total of 72 students in nine sport teams in a strong competition from 3 continents, 28 countries, 57 universities represented by 1800 athletes
On 22 November, results of the prestigious science competition Czech Head were announced. Ing. Jan Kraček, Ph.D. from the Department of Electromagnetic Field of Faculty of Electrical Engineering, earned the CEZ Group’s Doctorandus Price for technical sciences field. The professional jury was intrigued by his doctoral thesis on the technology of wireless power.