2nd place in Joseph Fourier Prize for Computer Sciences 2017 for Lukáš Krasula

Dr. Lukáš Krasula, who graduated from our masters program Communications, Multimedia, and Electronics and doctoral program Radioelectronics, has received 2nd place in Joseph Fourier Prize for Computer Sciences 2017. The prizes were awarded after a nation wide selection of the best research works in computer and information sciences, organized by French Embassy in the Czech Republic and Atos company.

Lukáš Krasula has been awarded for his work on Design and Evaluation of Automatic Image and Video Quality Assessment Algorithms. The official awarding took place on June 16, 2017, at a reception in the Buquoy Palace, the seat of the French Embassy, in the presence of His Excellency, the Ambassador of France to the Czech Republic. The awards were given to the laureates by Professor Jean-Marie Lehn, the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry for 1987. Pavel Bělobrádek, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Research, and Karel Janeček, mathematician, entrepreneur, anti-corruption campaigner, and philanthropist, also gave a speech at the ceremony. The prize has been accepted by one of Lukáš’s advisors, Dr. Karel Fliegel from the Department of Radioelectronics, on his behalf.

Czech Television (ČT24) – Czech students received prizes for their excellent scientific work. They were handed over by nobelist Jean-Marie Lehn. (newsreel in Czech).

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