Photonics at the EU-US Frontiers of Engineering in Finland

10 Nov 2016

Urban mobility, CO2 capture and storage, integrated photonics and smart systems for personalized health care were the four themes of the interdisciplinary symposium EU-US Frontiers of Engineering which was held from the 17th to the 19th October 2016 at the Aalto University near Helsinki, Finland. About 60 outstanding engineers from Europe and the USA around the age of 35-45 years were selected to attend the symposium. The photonics session was co-chaired by Pavel Peterka from the Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.


International workshop of Platform "Engineering Education", Prague May 28,2015 - Presentations and Discussion

7 Jun 2015


  The  workshop took place at the Congress Centre of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
                                       (CTU in Prague) Technická 4, 166 07 Prague 6-Dejvice
The workshop was opened by the Platform chairman Prof.Ing. Petr Zuna,CSc. D.Eng.h.c., the Rector of the Czech Technical University in Prague Prof.Ing.Petr Konvalinka, CSc. and the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (CTU in Prague) Prog.Ing.Michael Valášek, DrSc.
The moderator of the programme was  Ass.Prof.Ing. Josef Koubek, CSc.




2015 - 20 Years of the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic

29 Mar 2015

The celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic will culminate

on May 28, 2015 - evening 19:00

by a festive session of the EACR and a chamber concert at the Bethlehem Chapel in Prague. 


Within the scope of this celebration an
International workshop on the issue of transformation and innovation of engineering education
will be organized by the Euro-CASE platform Engineering Education
on May 28, 2015 - morning 9:00
at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague
The programme of the Workshop can be found here.



Engineering Education : Transformation and Innovation - Executive Summary

15 Feb 2015

The Executive Summary of the publication Engineering Education: Transformation and Innovation by Emeritus Prof. David Beanland and Prof. Roger Hadgraft brings a concise review of factors affecting the transformation and innovation of engineering education which are dealt with in detail in the publication.
The unabridged Executuve Summary is available here.


Conclusions of Workshop - Platform Engineering Education, Prague 11.11.2014

8 Dec 2014


The workshop was attended by rectors, rectors emeriti, vice-rectors of leading Czech technical universities, representatives of the Ministry od Education, Youth and Sports and industry represented by the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic.
In agreement with the conclusions of the last meeting of the Core group of the Platform Engineering Education main attention was paid to the orientation and status of engineering education in the nearest 10 years and how to support the interest of the young generation of boys and girls in engineering education.


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