Succes in the Czech Science Foundation GAČR competition for three projects from our department

Succes in the Czech Science Foundation GAČR competition for three projects from our department
The Czech Science Foundation (GACR), the largest Czech grant funding provider for basic research, will fund 357 scientific projects being launched next year in the Standard Projects and POSTDOC INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP grant schemes. These projects will receive CZK 2,75 billion over the next 3 years. The projects receiving funding cover a wide range of basic …read more

Valentin Marcel became two times world champion in Chessboxing

Valentin Marcel became two times world champion in Chessboxing
Congratulations to Valentin Marcel from the Humanoid group, who won his second consecutive world title in Chessboxing. After a very tied confrontation at the World Championship in Italy, Valentin won and defended his title of middleweight category champion (WCBO league). Chessboxing is a sport combining boxing rounds with a game of rapid chess, in alternate, …read more

Robot dogs and drones as part of a security camera system?

Robot dogs and drones as part of a security camera system?
The Axis Demoshow meeting for about a hundred security managers and experts from major Czech companies and institutions took place on 21 September 2023 in the premises of the Všetice Farm near Benešov u Prahy. The programme included demonstrations of experimental systems assembled by teams led by Professor Tomáš Svoboda and Associate Professor Martin Saska …read more

Petr Švarný defended his Ph.D. Theses

Petr Švarný successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Perirobot space representations for safe human-robot interaction Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Matěj Hoffmann, Ph.D. Congratulations!

Discussion about autonomous cars on the Czech radio

Discussion about autonomous cars on the Czech radio
Interesting discussion about the challenges of autonomous cars with prof. Tomáš Svoboda, David Hurych /valeo.ai/ and Vladimír Rybecký /Autoweek/ on the Czech radio. The whole record is only available in the Czech language.

Four-legged robot SPOT on a mission to explore the Prague underground

Four-legged robot SPOT on a mission to explore the Prague underground
The latest addition to the robot team is the four-legged autonomous SPOT robot from Boston Dynamics with a robotic arm. The RBG camera and a depth sensor are integrated into the gripper, which enables the robot to gather more information and expand utilization. 3D mapping and data gathering in the Prague underground and cooperation with …read more

Vojtěch Šalanský defended his Ph.D. Thesis

Vojtěch Šalanský successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Robot Learning and Perception in Sensory Deprived Environment Supervisor:  doc. Ing. Karel Zimmermann, Ph.D. Congratulations!

(Česky) Robopsi SPOT provedou středoškolačky a středoškoláky technologiemi budoucnosti

Zájemci o studium elektrotechniky a informatiky na FEL ČVUT budou mít opět příležitost seznámit se s technologiemi, které výrazně ovlivní způsob, jakým budeme pracovat, odpočívat či cestovat v následujících desetiletích. Fakulta elektrotechnická (FEL) ČVUT zpřístupní v pátek 25. února 2022 během dne otevřených dveří svá pracoviště v Dejvicích a na Karlově náměstí. Od autonomně řízených …read more

Christmas Video Success 2021

Christmas Video Success 2021
The Christmas video “Happy Holidays from the Robot Nativity” was very popular in the last days of this year. – on YouTube – almost 17 500 views, 735 likes, 28 comments – on Facebook – more than 16,200 views, reach among 46,000 people, 1,100 positive reactions only (thumbs up, hearts, etc.), 192 shares, 65 comments …read more

Our robots wish everyone a Merry Christmas

An empty lecture hall bathed in blue evening light. Silence reigns, only on the blackboard we see a complex pattern over which is written “Merry Christmas”. Then a Scarab wrapped in Christmas lights walks across one of the tables, soon a robot emerges from behind the door, shrouded in darkness, and the slow strains of …read more
Responsible person: Petra Rosická