Werner von Siemense Awards 2023

Werner von Siemense Awards 2023
Congratulations to Ing. Jekatěrina Jaroslavceva and her supervisor prof. Ondřej Chum and also to dr. Vojtěch Spurný and his supervisor doc. Martin Saska for their extraordinary achievement in this year’s Werner von Siemens Awards! Jekatěrina received two awards. She was awarded for excellence in women’s scientific work and she was a runner-up in the category …read more

Introducing GACR Junior Stars 2023 projects

Introducing GACR Junior Stars 2023 projects
This article introduces some of the successful Czech scientists who are currently investigating their GACR JUNIOR STAR projects.

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

V grantové soutěži GAČR uspěli letos tři projekty z naší katedry
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

Michal Polic defended his Ph.D. thesis

Michal Polic successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Uncertainty in Structure from Motion Algorithms and was awarded the Ph.D. title in the doctoral study program Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics. Supervisor: doc. Ing. Tomáš Pajdla, Ph.D Supervisor specialist: RNDr. Zuzana Kúkelová, Ph.D. Congratulations!

Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators

Elsevier recently published a publicly available database of top-cited scientists: “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators”.  Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 174 sub-fields. It provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator (c-score). The selection is based on …read more

RaDron – New technology for radiation detection

RaDron - New technology for radiation detection
The RaDron project focuses on targeting and localization of gamma radiation sources. An advanced autonomous drone developed by the Multi-robot Systems group  (MRS) is equipped with unique particle detectors from the Prague company ADVACAM, will make it possible to effectively detect sources of radioactivity. In the future, the new localization method may also facilitate the …read more

Tomáš Dlask received the Dean´s Award for prestigious dissertation

Tomáš Dlask received the Dean´s Award for prestigious dissertation
The Dean’s Awards for prestigious dissertations were awarded on November 8th at the Scientific council meeting. Researcher Ing. Tomáš Dlask, Ph.D. received the award for his work Block-Coordinate Descent and Local Consistencies in Linear Programming under the supervision of doc. Ing. Tomáš Werner, Ph.D. Congratulations!

Lukáš Neumann awarded the prestigious GA ČR JUNIOR STAR grant

Lukáš Neumann awarded the prestigious GA ČR JUNIOR STAR grant
The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR)  announced the results of the JUNIOR STAR 2024 projects. The highly selective tender is aimed at excellent early-career scientists coming to the Czech Republic from abroad or with significant international experience. With an exceptional funding amount of CZK 25 million for 5 years, the scientists will be able to …read more

Zuzana Kúkelová was awarded NEURON 2023 prize for promising scientists

Cenu NEURON 2023 pro nadějné vědce získala Zuzana Kúkelová
Congratulations to Zuzana Kúkelová for her achievement! She is the laureate of the Neuron 2023 prize for promising scientists in the field of computer science. The prizes are awarded to Czech scientists for their scientific results and should be perceived as encouraging to their further work. An independent local Scientific Council selects the laureates in …read more

Milan Němý defended his Ph.D. Thesis

Ing. Milan Němý successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Basal forebrain, Cholinergic white matter pathways, and cognition in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease and was awarded the Ph.D. title in the doctoral study program Artificial Inteligence and Biocybernetics. Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Olga Štěpánková, CSc. Supervisor specialist: Ing. Lenka Vysloužilová, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Responsible person: Petra Rosická