Prof. Robin Thomas, one of the internationally best known and most respected Czech mathematicians, died of a long-term illness on Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was 57 years old.
On March 24, 2020 an extended version of Inter-University Agreement between Charles University and a member of the Ivy League, the prestigious Brown University (Providence, USA), was signed.
The research infrastructure LINDAT/CLARIAH-CZ and its host institution – Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University – offers part of its computing capacity for research projects which aim at fighting SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, starting April 1, 2020.
Two Czech laboratories working in automatic speech and language processing have achieved significant international success. The results of the European program supporting the creation of artificial intelligence centers were announced in March, and the institutions involved in the HumanE-AI Net project also include the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague and the Faculty of Information Technology, BUT.
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Aakash Ravi is a Co-Founder of company called Spaceti and successful alumnus of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University, who was selected as the best international alumnus of the Czech Republic by the Centre for International Cooperation in Education. Here we bring you an interview with him and another Co-Founder of Spaceti and fellow alumnus of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Max Huk.
Czech scientists contributed to several scientific instruments onboard.
A Conference in celebration of the 60th birthday of Prof. Amnon Yekutieli, and the recent publication of his new monograph titled Derived Categories by Cambridge University Press, was held in the School of Mathematics of the Faculty on February 15-16, 2020.
The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University is delighted to welcome Professor Joanna A. Ellis-Monaghan from Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont, who will be at the faculty this year from 25 January to 8 August 2020 having received the Fulbright-Charles University Distinguished Chair Award from the Fulbright Scholar Program.
A software tool designed for browsing in videos won the first two places in an international contest Video Browser Showdown (VBS) in Daejeon, South Korea.
The Centre for International Cooperation in Education (DZS) announced and awarded last year's best educational projects in Erasmus+, CEEPUS, Euroguidance, eTwinning and Study in the Czech Republic programmes. One of these awards went to Aakash Ravi, alumnus of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University.
The mobile app, created by the CUNI MFF alumni team in 48 hours, will help blind diabetes patients.
The Colloquium ‘Stages of Ethnic and Nationalist Violence: Perspectives of the Global “North” and “South”’, which took place on 1 November 2019 at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, succeeded in bringing together researchers and practitioners from various institutions and introducing cases of ethnic violence occurring in parts of the world that may usually escape the focus of public and scientific discourses dominating the transatlantic space.
Eight scientists – three of them from Charles University – received Neuron Awards at an official ceremony at the National Museum in Prague.
The European spacecraft has successfully passed last tests at the IABG test centre near Munich. Electronics from Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, is also on-board. During oncoming weeks the spacecraft will be transported to Cape Canaveral in Florida, US, to be launched towards the Sun in February 2020.
Jindřich Libovický from the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics got Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize.