Czech Technical University Prague in collaboration with RMIT Melbourne
13.10.2011 / 04:55
Czech and Australian universities plan to collaborate on many levels of engineering. Professor A. Subic of RMIT University has met at CTU Prague with leading scientists from different disciplines. The discussion showed that there is an agreement on cooperation between the CTU and RMIT.
Collaboration should include dual degrees in engineering studies and collaborative research primarily in the automotive industry. Both parties plan a strategic scientific workshop attended by leading scientists and representatives of companies in which they identify specific research projects in 2012.
"I am very pleased that CzechInvest in the Czech Technology Days in Melbourne helped to meet representatives of the Technical University and RMIT University, which resulted in co-operation," says CEO of CzechInvest Miroslav Krizek and adds: "Such outputs as agreement on cooperation between the CTU and RMIT University is for us a very positive sign. Czech Technology Days Project, we have organized in July in Melbourne is fulfilling its purpose. "
Among the achievements of RMIT University are developments of first hydrogen racing car - the Formula with electric propulsion and model of truck on hydrogen fuel cells. RMIT has established and leads the global cluster called Global Green Car, which brings together specialist teams working on the development of lightweight materials and construction, environmental engines and sustainable production of ethanol.
CTU - The Faculty of Transportation Sciences has prepared two new programmes, in Intelligent Transport Systems and in Safety of Systems and Networks. The first of these programmes deals with transport and vehicle control systems, with the aim of improving the capacity, safety and comfort of transportation. The other is concerned with safety engineering, and deals with the safety of large technological systems and networks, the collapse of which could impact large areas of the country.