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26.09.21 The team of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering won silver at the “Robot Olympics” in the virtual competition and finished sixth in the competition of real robots

The final round of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge organized by the US Department of Defense earned the Czech team performing under the CTU-CRAS-NORLAB banner a podium position in the robot battle in a virtual environment - in a robotic simulator. Among the ten best robotic teams in the world, the team took second place, for which it was awarded $500,000. The results were announced by DARPA on Friday 24 September at a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

15.10.21 A team of CTU researchers and students participated in the exercise of the University of Defence in the military training area Tisá

A team of researchers and students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of CTU took part in an exercise of the Faculty of Military Health of the University of Defence in the military training area Tisá. The exercise included field tests of a prototype of the Digital Triage Assistant system, discussions with experts in the field of military medical rescue and tests of military equipment related to the Digital Triage Assistant project.

08.10.21 CTU has nine new graduates of the inter-university program prg.ai Minor - News service - Czech technical university in Prague

On Tuesday, 5 October, a ceremony was held at the Old Town Hall to present certificates to new graduates of the prg.ai Minor programme. The aim of the inter-university programme is to educate a new generation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) professionals. The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, the Faculty of Information Technology and the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University are participating in the programme. The event was attended not only by representatives of the prg.ai association and the individual faculties, but also by the Mayor of Prague Zdeněk Hřib and Prague City Councillor Vít Šimral.

16.09.21 Faculty of Electrical Engineering researchers apply brain-inspired algorithms to enable robots to move more safely and autonomously among humans

The ensemble of humanoid robots at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of CTU (FEL) has been expanded by iCub, the first robot equipped with all senses. Its features, especially its electronic skin, open up new possibilities for cognition of the human brain with the help of artificial intelligence at the Department of Cybernetics of the CTU FEL.

13.09.21 Department of Telecommunication Technology of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering won 2nd place in the eLearning 2021 competition

Experts from the Department of Telecommunication Technology of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of CTU have won a significant award, namely the 2nd prize at the 20th annual conference and competition eLearning 2021, which ended on 3 September in Prague. The team of Ing. Tomáš Zeman, Ph.D., Ing. Marek Nevosad, Ing. Jaromír Hrad, Ph.D., Ing. Jiří Holeček, Ph.D., Bc. Ing. Ivan Pravda, Ph.D., and Ing. Pavel Lafata, Ph.D., impressed the jury with the project Environment for Open Digital Learning Resources VOVCR.CZ.

05.08.21 TERESA project enables rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients in the home environment

Teams from the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU), University Hospital Hradec Kralove (FN HK), Palacky University Olomouc (UPOL) and University of Defence (UNOB) are collaborating on a unique project called TERESA (TEleREhabilitation Self-training Assistant), which will enable the rehabilitation of patients with persistent effects of COVID-19 in the home environment. At the same time, patients will be able to share data on their physical activity with their doctors through personal wearable devices. Patients with other respiratory diseases could also use the system in the future.

03.01.21 Doc. Helisová: Probability and Statistics (video course)

The students are introduce to the theory of probability and mathematical statistics. Random events, conditional probability and random variables are defined, examples of the most common random variables are mentioned, and estimating parameters and hypotheses testing is explained. All the computing methods are shown on practical examples.

Responsible person: RNDr. Patrik Mottl, Ph.D.