The 2023 festival of blossoming Japanese cherry trees known as Hanami was celebrated on one of the series of chilly days at the end of April. However, the cold weather did not stop people interested in the celebrations coming together on Wednesday, April 26th and marking the beginning of the Vektor Technická season of events in Technická Street.
This year, Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies (MIAS) organized the second year of the International Project Workshop (IPW), which can be described as unique without exaggeration. Its implementation requires close cooperation between several universities and private companies, the aim of which is to give students of the Bachelor's programme the opportunity to test their theoretical knowledge in practice.
The Academic Senate of Faculty of Electrical Engineering elected Prof. Petr Pata as Dean for the next four-year term of office on Friday 21 April. As the current head of the faculty, he had no opponent in the election. 20 senators voted for him, two abstained and one senator was absent. Prof. Páta will enter his second term on 1 July, 2023, after he is appointed as dean by CTU Rector doc. Vojtěch Petráček.
On April 25th, 2023, a group of students of the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies (MIAS) made the second in a series of field trips to locations earmarked for development in various places in Prague. The first visit had been in March to a location on Rohanský Island, where there are some proposed development sites.
Seven computer games were developed by student teams as part of the GameJam 2023 programming competition at Faculty of Information Technology of Czech Technical University in Prague (FIT CTU). The teams had only 48 hours to invent a computer game according to four assigned ingredients. You can try out all the games and message the game authors to give feedback on how you like them. The third edition of the competition was organised by the GraFIT CTU research group from 7 to 9 April 2023.
The Multirobotic Systems Group at the Department of Cybernetics of Faculty of Electrical Engineering demonstrated the results of the development of new technologies for drones yesterday in Temesvár, South Bohemia.
Historical clothing from various periods will be presented in the exhibition From Prehistory to the tailcoat, which began today at the Museum of the City of Prague - specifically in the Dům u zlatého prstenu (Golden Ring House) building. The exhibition also includes a so-called magic mirror, thanks to which visitors can try on some pieces virtually. The technology, which uses the creation of a 3D human model, was developed for the exhibition by a team from the Department of Computer Graphics and Interaction at CTU Faculty of Electrical Engineering led by Dr. David Sedláček. There are currently five different garments to choose from, but Dr Sedláček said the range of virtual clothing will grow during the exhibition.
Military specialists have set up close collaboration with the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU). The specific forms of this collaboration are laid out in the Memorandum on Collaboration in the field of Breakthrough Technologies for the Needs of the Army of the Czech Republic, which was signed at the University on April 25th.
Innovations and use of technologies in the construction industry that would ensure its development in the field of digitalization and automation, or industrial doctorates were the topic of the Construction Industry Forum organized by the National Centre for Construction 4.0, which operates at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics CTU. The panel discussion with representatives of construction companies and academies associated with the Centre was opened by Helena Langšádlová, Minister for Science, Research and Innovation.
Thousands of comic book, sci-fi, fantasy and cosplay fans had a second Christmas this past weekend. Prague Comic-con took place, and our faculty was among the organisers. We came to the O2 Universe to show how we turn sci-fi into reality and what the latest trends in artificial intelligence research are.