05.02.19 Interview with Chang-hee (Andy) Won, Ph.D.

From February to July 2019, prof. Chang-hee Won of Temple University in Pennsylvania, USA will be visiting CTU as a holder of the Fulbright-CTU Distinguished Chair fellowship. His professional interests include sensors and image processing and advanced control theory.

20.12.18 We have signed a Student Exchange Agreement with the North China Electric Power University

On Friday, December 14th, meeting with delegation from the North China Electric Power University (NCEPU) was held at CTU in Prague. Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering prof. Ing. Pavel Ripka, CSc. and Vice President of the North China Electric Power University Prof. Wang Zengping have signed a Student Exchange Agreement.

21.12.18 ACCV Best Paper Award for J.Pritts, Z.Kukelova and O.Chum

Zuzana Kukelova and Ondrej Chum from Center of Machine Perception were awarded Saburo Tsuji Paper Award at 14th Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV) for their paper James Pritts, Zuzana Kukelova, Viktor Larsson, Ondrej Chum: Rectification from Radially Distorted Scales. Congratulations!

28.11.18 The Nature published an article on epilepsy research, contributed by scientists at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering

An international team led by Czech scientists has demonstrated that one of the basic natural principles is also involved in emergence of epileptic seizures. Revealing the existence of the so-called critical deceleration principle in the epileptic brain assumes that the seizure is preceded by a gradual loss of stability and resistance of the brain, which becomes more prone to the onset of seizures. The results obtained provide important insights into understanding the mechanisms of seizure formation, opens up space to explain the impact of many other epileptic events, and unify the current - often contradictory - theory of seizure. The results of the research bring new possibilities to explain the causes of loss of brain stability, to develop seizure risk prediction techniques, to adjust treatment depending on the rate of seizure risk, or to increase the effectiveness of healing brain stimulation. Researchers at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, the Institute of Physiology at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with colleagues from the Institute of Computer Science of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, the Second Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University and colleagues from foreign universities in Melbourne, Oxford and Birmingham have demonstrated on experimental models and real-world patients that detectable changes in brain activity can precede an epileptic seizure.

26.11.18 Orna Berry visited CTU

Orna Berry, a  new member of the International Scientific Advisory Board for the Czech government and Benjamin Soffer, director of Technion Technology Transfer Office, visited CTU headquaters and labs at Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

04.10.18 The XGLU glucometer by students of Faculty of Electrical Engineering collects further achievements

Two years ago, Marek Novák’s team from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering developed a blood glucose measurement device - an XGLU meter. With this device, graduates of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering have already won a number of competitions, including the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup. In September, the XGLU won the IoT Future Hub contest organized by Vodafone, and in early October, Ing. Marek Novák ranked second in the Czech Inventor survey.