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Passed news

Doc. RNDr. Martin Janžura, Csc. passed away - 02.08.2016
We regret to announce that Martin Janžura passed away on August 2, 2016, aged 61. His research was centered around the statistics of Gibbs random fields. For many years, he served the Institute as a deputy director. Since 2011 he has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Kybernetika. As an associated professor, he lectured at the Charles University and the Czech Technical University on various topics in statistics and information theory. He will be missed by his colleagues and students. In him, our institute has lost an original and notable character.
Certificate of Reviewing - 17.04.2016
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Recognition for Dr. Zdenek Beran from the Department of Control Theory.
Werner von Siemens Award for the Best Teacher to Prof. Ing. Michael Šebek, DrSc. - 04.02.2016
Prestigious Werner von Siemens Awards were delivered to young scientists, students and teachers on February 4th, 2016 in Betlem Chapel. Among them, the Best Teacher Award was presented to prof. Michael Šebek, who is the Head of the Department of Control Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague and Research Fellow at the Department of Control Theory of the Institute of Information Theory and Automation. More details (in Czech) available HERE.
Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award 2015 - 30.11.2015
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Zuzana Bílková, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing (ZOI), received the first price in the Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award 2015 competition for her thesis "Segmentation of microscopic images using level set methods" (MFF UK). The supervisor was RNDr. Václav Kučera, Ph.D., MFF UK. The expert consultant of the thesis was Jindřich Soukup, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing (ZOI).
Research Professor title - 14.10.2015
Dr. Filip Šroubek, Res.Prof. received the scientific title "Research Professor in Physico-Mathematical Sciences" from the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences on October 14, 2015.
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