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Werner von Siemens Award for the Best Teacher to Prof. Ing. Michael Šebek, DrSc.

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.

Best research paper in Energy Economics 2015

Institute of Energy Economics, Faculty of Finance and Accounting, University of Economics in Prague awarded work of Jozef Baruník and Barbora Malínská "Forecasting the term structure of crude oil futures with neural networks" forthcoming in the Applied Energy Journal with a "Best research paper in Energy Economics 2015" prize.

Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award 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

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.

Jan Flusser received the Felber Medal

Felber medal
On June 16, 2015, the Czech Technical University awarded Prof. Jan Flusser the Felber Medal for his outstanding achievements in research and teaching.


Best Student Paper Award

Jan Kotera, Ph.D. student in the Dept. of Image Processing (ZOI), received the Best Student Paper award at the Digital Photography and Mobile Imaging XI conference at IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging held in San Francisco, USA, for the paper "Blind Deconvolution of images with model discrepancies using maximum a posteriori estimation with heavy tailed priors", co-authored by Filip Sroubek.

Award in Rektorys competition

Ondřej Tichý from Adaptive systems has been awarded the 1st place in the 7th annual Rektorys competition in applied mathematics organized by Department of mathematics, FSv ČVUT, for the work "On Sparsity in Bayesian Blind Source Separation for Dynamic Medical Imaging".

Best publications of 2014

Nejlepší publikace 2014
Director of ǓTIA passed diplomas for winners of competition for the best publication in 2014. Awarded are (from the left): Jiří Grim, Milan Studený, Petr Augusta, Petra Augustová, Michal Červinka, Petr Pecha, Filip Šroubek and Jan M. Swart. Congratulations!
Author of photography: Stanislav Saic

The Otto Wichterle Award for Ladislav Krištoufek

Ladislav Krištoufek
In the year 2014 the President of the Academy of Sciences of the CR granted The Otto Wichterle Award to promising young scientists of the ASCR on the recommendations of the Jury for granting The Otto Wichterle Award to PhDr. Ladislav Kristoufek, Ph.D.
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