Our professors, József Bokor and László Palkovics have hold a presentation about intelligent vehicles at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In their talk they outlined how to reach from on-board guidance systems to fully autonomous vehicles. In the development special emphasis is given to environment sensing, communication, vehicle dynamics and control. The results from the cooperation of academic and industrial partners contribute to significant development activities.
The Academic Assembly of MTA (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) has been elected its new members.
Péter Gáspár, who is the head of department of Control for Transportation and Vehicle Systems, was elected as a corresponding member of MTA. He will participate in the work of the Section of Engineering Sciences.
The Hungarian Chamber of Engineers have awarded the Botka Imre prize to Dr. Borbás Lajos in the Knowledge Transfer Center of Szent István University who is a well known and respected teacher at the Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering of BME.
Article in Hungarian: http://www.mutf.hu/cikk/botka_imre_dij/
The BME Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering wrote out a tender for the full time students of the BSc, MSc and PHD courses.
The subject of the tender: A one time financial support for a quality work presentation on the BME KJK TDK conference, which should be later presented on a TDK related domestic or international conference. The prize of the tender needs to cover the expenses related to the publication of the material and/or the conference.
Prize of the tender: 250.000 HUF
Our Faculty is participating in the first workshop of a Visegrad Strategic Project: “Transport Integration for Prosperity. The Importance of Rail Connections for the V4 Internal Cohesion”.
The project aims for harmonisation of V4 transportation policies. It will enable the improvement of coordination of this policy and also the improvement of cross border connections.
The website of the project: http://www.itregep.cz/en/visegrad-grant
The full press release can be found here: http://www.itregep.cz/media/88267/press_release_pdf.pdf