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Faculty is Celebrating 10 Years Since Its Founding

Awarded personalities

On July 1, 2019, the Faculty of Information Technology, CTU, commemorates ten years since its establishment. On June 6, a festive meeting took place in Bethlehem Chapel to celebrate this event. The university and faculty management decided to award twenty selected colleagues for merit in the establishment and development of FIT. The Dean of the faculty awarded eighteen personalities the FIT Medal. Furthermore, the Dean Emeritus, prof. Pavel Tvrdík was awarded the Felber Medal and Ing. Ivan Halaška the CTU Medal of II degree.

FIT Students Developed a Unique Device for Drones

FIT Dron

A four-member team of students, in collaboration with the faculty, has developed a unique Dronetag device that makes drones safer and more usable. This independent IoT device uses mobile and satellite technology to impart the location of the drone, making any drone visible in the flight tracker. It can be used, for example, to coordinate several drones with a rescue helicopter or to deliver parcels. The faculty also owns a six-engine drone that is 1.2 meters in diameter and can carry up to 6 kg of cargo.

Press release on the unique device for drones (only in Czech)

Supercomputer With the Highest Performance for AI

Introduction of new supercomputer—Pěchouček, Tvrdík, Plodík

The computer cluster with the highest performance for artificial intelligence research in the Czech Republic was built as part of the Research Center for Informatics (RCI) project of the Faculty of Information Technology and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. This supercomputer worth CZK 41.6 million is located in the underground of the FEE building on Karlovo náměstí. With its 6 PetaFLOPS performance, scientists can research deep learning methods such as robotics and bioinformatics applications, developing computer security applications, or managing autonomous cars.

Press release on the new computer cluster (only in Czech)

Prague Embedded Systems Workshop 2019

Prague Embedded Systems Workshop - foto

On June 27–29, the seventh year of the Prague Embedded Systems Workshop (PESW) 2019 is organised by the FIT Department of Digital Design. The event is intended for students (not only doctoral—it also includes a competition for the best bachelor/master thesis), and its main aim is to establish cooperation between universities not only from the Czech Republic and Europe. The workshop is held in Roztoky u Prahy and its language is English. The program also includes interesting lectures by experts from research and industry.

Read more about the PESW 2019

CryptArchi Conference

CryptArchi 2019 - banner

On June 24–25, the Faculty of Information Technology co-organises the CryptArchi Workshop 2019. This seventh year of the conference focuses on cryptographic architectures embedded in logic devices. Students and employees of the faculty are also lecturing at the conference: J. Bělohoubek, M. Jureček, V. Miškovský, J. Říha, and P. Socha. Full participation in the conference assumes registration and payment of a conference fee.

Read more about CryptArchi 2019 Conference



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