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

News report from Innovation Week

News report from Innovation Week
The 8th Innovation Week, the largest domestic innovation and artificial intelligence event, featured a team of roboticists and computer scientists from the Department of Computer Science, the Artificial Intelligence Centre, and the Department of Cybernetics. Martin Pecka appeared in a news report on TV Nova, where he talked about how robots can actively interact with …read more

Zuzana Kúkelová was awarded NEURON 2023 prize for promising scientists

Zuzana Kúkelová was awarded NEURON 2023 prize for promising scientists
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

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

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!

Dominika Burešova’s achievement in the Global Undegraduate Awards

Dominika Burešova's achievement in the Global Undegraduate Awards
Congratulations to our student Dominika Burešová for her achievement!  Dominika was supervised by Prof. RNDr. Pavel Pták, DrSc, and worked as a part of Prof. Navara´s team. She was named Highly Commended in the Mathematics and Physics category in the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards for 2023. The Global Undergraduate Awards (often referred to as the …read more

MRS Summer School: over 150 students learned to fly drones at FEE

MRS Summer School: over 150 students learned to fly drones at FEE
More than 150 students from a number of countries attended the 2023 Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems, where they learned how to program drones. The event took place from 3 to 6 July at the FEE building on Charles Square in Prague, and on 7 July it culminated with outdoor challenges on Císařský ostrov. During …read more

Yash Patel defended his Ph.D. Thesis

Yash Patel defended his Ph.D. Thesis
Yash Patel successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Neural Network Training and Non-Differentiable Objective Functions /supervisor prof. Jiří Matas/. Yash was the first candidate who was awarded the Ph.D. title in the new study program Computer Science. Congratulations!
Responsible person: Petra Rosická