14.09.20 We cooperate on ideathon dedicated to the actual topic of cognitive warfare technologies

To what extent can the power of the human mind be manipulated with modern technologies? Software Testing IntelLigent Lab (STILL) from the Dept. of Computer Science cooperates on ideathon “Hack the Mind. Hack the Brain. Help Us Understand”, organized by DefSec Innovation Hub in collaboration with NATO, Czech Armed Forces and other partners. The event focuses on the actual topic of cognitive warfare and use of modern technologies in this field. Participation in the ideathon is open to everyone interested who wants to share their knowledge, ideas and solutions in this area.

04.09.20 The student team presented the first self-driving electrical formula in the Czech Republic at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Two new student formulas were revealed on 4 September after technical presentations. Despite the cancellation of all international Formula Student races, the eForce FEE Prague Formula team did not slow down in development and presented the invited guests with a complete novelty in addition to the optimized electric formula model - a self-driving formula that the team was the first to construct in the Czech Republic. Both formulas have won several awards this summer in online alternatives to traditional international races.

28.07.20 Researchers from the FEE have developed filtration material that can be sterilized by electric current and reused to protect against the new coronavirus and other diseases

The team of doc. Lukáš Vojtěch and Ing. Marek Neruda from the Department of Telecommunication Engineering, FEE has long been engaged in research and development of electrically conductive textile materials. In a record time of 3 months, the team designed and tested a prototype of a textile composite material that can be sterilized by electric current. The prototype composite consists of carbon fabrics, nanotextiles and an electrode system. The filtration concept is registered for patent protection and the team is currently looking for partners for introduction into production.

01.07.20 The FreMEn contra COVID project from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering received a Special Award at the Hack the Crisis virtual hackathon

In response to the coronavirus crisis, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, together with the CzechInvest agency, organized a virtual hackathon titled Hack the Crisis with the aim of selecting and supporting exceptional projects that contributed to the fight against the pandemic. Over the last two months of the hackathon, 206 projects registered, from which the jury selected the best 15. On June 22, 2020, their representatives competed for the awards provided by the partner company Hyundai at the final evening in the Prague coworking space WeWork. With the participation of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček and Government Commissioner for IT Vladimír Dzurilla, eight finalists were awarded after the presentations and divided among themselves the amount of 10 million CZK for implementation and further development of the project.

Responsible person: Ing. Radka Šmajsová