Congratulations to the MRS Group member Ing. Robert Pěnička, PhD. for earning a prestigious grant project: JUNIOR STAR from GA ČR! The Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR) announced the results of the JUNIOR STAR project, which is intended for excellent scientists in their early careers. Only a fragment of submitted works receive funding and our …read more
The Dean’s Awards for prestigious dissertations were awarded on November 9th at the Scientific council meeting. Researcher Mgr. Dmytro Mishkin, Ph.D. received the award for his work Learning and Crafting for the Wide Multiple Baseline Stereo under the supervision of prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D. Congratulations!
On October 13–16, Prague’s tenth Signal Festival took place in several locations. For the first time, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague also participated with the Forum Robotum installation. During the four visiting days, it attracted an incredible 24,000 people of all ages, which makes the event one of …read more
Robodog SPOT dressed up in a fur costume stars in the movie Ordinary failures. Bedřich Himmel was responsible for the preparation and the programming of SPOT during the filming. There is a short video in Czech about the challenges of filming.
Václav Burda successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis Telemetry Systems for Diabetes Mellitus. Supervisor: doc. Ing. Daniel Novák, Ph.D. Congratulations!
Jakub Rozlivek is a successful graduate of the prg.ai Minor inter-university program. He received his certificate at the ceremony that took place on September 20th at Prague’s Old Town Hall and was attended by vice-chancellors and deans of participating universities and faculties, representatives of prg.ai, and the Mayor of Prague, Zdeněk Hřib. The unique inter-university …read more
The Faculty of Electrical Engineering hosted representatives for digital technologies from the Permanent Representations of the Member States to the European Union in Brussels on July 14th. Researchers from the Departments of Cybernetics and Computers presented cutting-edge robotic technologies at four workplaces on Charles Square to diplomats from 28 Member States during the event, which …read more
The drone Eagle.One caught an intruder drone in the Rapotice prison. The drone-hunter is designed to protect critical infrastructure, such as prisons, power plants or airports. The Eagle.One drone is equipped with AI on-board and is capable of launching a net in which it catches the intruder drone which might smuggle forbidden items into the …read more
At its 28th General Assembly on 17 May 2022, the Learned Society of the Czech Republic elected Professor Jiří Matas as a full member. “The Learned Society of the Czech Republic is fully aware of the fundamental importance of the rapidly developing field of artificial intelligence and machine learning for society, and thus appreciates that …read more
The Multi-Robot Systems Group hosted on August 1-5, 2022, the 2022 IEEE RAS Summer School on multi-robot systems. Nearly 200 attendees from six continents and well-known lecturers from recognized robotics laboratories worldwide participated to the event. On Friday, the event concluded with hands-on experiments with autonomous drones on the Císařský Island in Prague. News in …read more