On Thursday 1 November, the 2018 Samsung Hockey Battle was held in the Tipsport Arena with CTU, UE,CUNI and CULS teams competing. The final between our CTU team and the UE team was decided by the raids. The winning raid by none other than Our team captain Josef Vostracký got the third raid and made it the winning one. This year our guys in blue jerseys won the 1st place.
CTU joins the Defense and Security Industry Association as its member. Companies from the defense and security industry have long been cooperating with CTU in the field of research and development. This cooperation greatly helps to raise the technical and technological level of the defense and security industry in the Czech Republic and also helps to train top professionals who are already preparing for their work in this industrial area during their studies.
Uniqway, a pan-European, unique carsharing platform for students, enters the day-to-day successful test phase. From now on, the platform is available to students and educators of the Czech Technical University, the University of Economics and the Czech University of Life Sciences. The conditions for this service to work were created by ŠKODA AUTO ČR and ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab. The CTU students have devised the whole technical concept and design of the service, the students of the UE are in charge of the marketing strategy of the project and manage the social networks and the CULS is responsible for its operation.
The best work of the jubilee 10th annual competition for students and architects up to 33 years of age was awarded at the Center for Architecture and Urban Planning (CAMP). Out of a total of 49 entries on Architectural Works topic, which initiate social life and development of the site, the jury sent twelve articles to the final round. The award ceremony took place with the participation of the CTU Rector, doc. Vojtěch Petráček.
The Czech Chamber of Authorized Engineers and Technicians in Building Construction (ČKAIT) organized an exhibition ‘Czech and Slovak Buildings of the Century’ at the Faculty of Civil Engineering. The project, created on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of establishment of the republic, maps important buildings across the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Filip Galko has designed a lighting shop as a theater in which the scenes are changing, so the customers can better imagine how the selected lighting fit in the interior. In her project, Veronika Indrova converted the Strahov stadium to flats. For their designs, these students of the Faculty of Architecture are among the 40 most successful in the respected Young Talent Architecture Award receiving their prizes in late September at the 16th International Biennale of Architecture in Venice, where their works will be exhibited until 25 November. Thanks to their success, the Czech Republic has ranked among the most successful countries of this year's competition of architectural diploma projects.
Meeting with a delegation from Soul´s Dongguan University was held on Friday, 5 October where CTU Vice-Rector for Science, Creative Activities, Doctoral Studies and Foreign Relations prof. Ing. Zbyněk Škvor, CSc. and President of Donggong University Dr. Tae Sik Han signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Two years ago, Marek Novák’s team from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering developed a blood glucose measurement device - an XGLU meter. With this device, graduates of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering have already won a number of competitions, including the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup. In September, the XGLU won the IoT Future Hub contest organized by Vodafone, and in early October, Ing. Marek Novák ranked second in the Czech Inventor survey.
Doc. Lukáš Ferkl, Director of the University Center for Energy Efficient Buildings of the Czech Technical University, represented the CTU rector, doc. Vojtech Petráček as he took part in a mission of the Union of Industry and Transport to the United Arab Emirates. This was part of the foreign trip of Radek Vondráček, chairman of the Czech Parliament.
The award of the European Association of Steel Construction Manufacturers - ECCS is awarded in recognition to major scientists who have made a significant contribution to the development of scientific and technical knowledge in the field of structural steel constructions.