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Further measures in relation to enhanced epidemiological protection

The Coordination Committee takes the following measures with effect from 19:00 on March 11, 2020:

The regular education activities at BME shall be suspendes and reorganized for an indefinite period from 12:00 am on March 12, 2020 as follows:

-12-13 March 2020 (Thursday and Friday): extraordinary School Holiday ordered by the Rector;

-16-20 March 2020: Spring Holiday;

-starting from March 23, 2020, the teaching activities shall be carried out in an extraordinary working order, using distance learning methods.

During the period of suspension of regular education activity, i.e. from 12:00 AM, 12 March 2020

-students, excluding PhD students, are prohibited to enter the university;

-foreign dormitory residents not having permanent residence in Hungary may remain in the dormitory, if their return to their permanent residence is not possible.

Please read the Coordination Committee full announcement here.

Update on the coronavirus

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) for the effective and coordinated implementation of enchanced epidemiological protection activities against the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has taken the following measures wih immediate effect, that you can read here.

NOTE TO BME CITIZENS ON THE CORONAVIRUS

To all BME citizens,

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus we ask all BME citizens who have been to places affected by the infection to avoid visiting the university premises for two weeks from the date of return to Hungary.

We strongly ask all BME citizens to be aware of the followings:
– if you feel any infection related symptoms (ie. fever, dry cough, etc.), immediately call your doctor or the South Pest Central Hospital (Egyesített Szent István és Szent László Kórház- Rendelőintézet; Dél-pesti Centrumkórház)
– personal hygiene, such as thorough hand washing is an important factor of preventing getting infected

In case of any related issues, international students should also contact the BME Directorate of Student Services (+36-1-463-3852, e-mail: studentoffice@hszi.bme.hu).

If noticing symptoms or have further questions please attend the services of the Hungarian government’s call center by the phone numbers +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email under koronavirus@bm.gov.hu.

János Józsa, rector

Invitation to the 1st ZALAZONE SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

“State-of-the-art, scientific vision & proposals for joint research activities at ZalaZONE”

to reassess our joint commitments in expanding trilateral and beyond activities and further strengthen relevant areas of agreements to generate next steps in our cooperation fields. The purpose of the conference is to review specific scientific results and initiatives for further collaborations.

The conference will be held on the 19th of March, Automotive Proving Ground ZalaZONE, Zalaegerszeg, Hungary.

Elements of AI – free online course

Join over 320,000 other people learning about the basics of AI!

Are you wondering how AI might affect your job or your life? Do you want to learn more about what AI really means — and how it’s created? Do you want to understand how AI will develop and affect us in the coming years?

The Elements of AI is a series of free online courses created by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki. We want to encourage as broad a group of people as possible to learn what AI is, what can (and can’t) be done with AI, and how to start creating AI methods. The courses combine theory with practical exercises and can be completed at your own pace.

Join the free online course here right now!

Bosch Future Mobility Challenge 2020

BoschFutureMobilityChallenge_2020_Poster_QRCodeThe Bosch Engineering Center invites bachelor or master students to the third edition of Bosch Future Mobility Challenge, competition that will take place on 17th May 2020 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. If you  are interested in developing autonomous driving algorithms on 1/10 scale vehicles that we will provide, then this competition is for you. In 2020 the competition will have participants from at least five European countries, and the first prize of 4500 EUR can only motivate you to create the perfect autonomous driving car. The accommodation and transportation to Cluj, for testing and final phases, will be ensured by Bosch Engineering Center Cluj.

Are you ready for the 2020 edition? Team up, find a mentor and join the challenge! Register by 31st of October 2019 on www.boschfuturemobility.com

In the meantime, you can get a glimpse of what the atmosphere of Bosch Future Mobility Challenge 2019 finals was, in the after-movie at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbtOcOE9ug

More than 180 transportation experts attended the hEART 2019 symposium in Budapest

Heart2019_konferenciaExperts from all around the world arrived to the Budapest University of Technology and Economics to discuss the future challenges of transportation in the hEART 2019 conference. The Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering organized the three days event, in cooperation with the steering committee of the European Association for Research in Transportation.

The main focuses of the 8th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation were the advances of transportation modelling, the effects of dynamic traffic assignment, the changes of travel habits and the impacts of autonomous vehicles.

Seminar by Professor Sergio R. Jara-Díaz

Sergio_Jara-DiazThe Department of Transport Technology and Economics invites you to the seminar ‘From Engineering to Economics: The interrelations between strategic design and pricing in Public Transport’ by Professor Sergio R. Jara-Díaz, on the 2nd of September 2019 at 10AM in room St428.

You can find more information about the event here.

Registration is available by clicking here.

Join the ZalaZONE Summer University now

zzzJoin the ZalaZONE Summer University and take part in the two-days professional program at Zalaegerszeg on the 8th and 9th of July.

You can get to know the test track and all about what’s going on “behind the scenes”, you can take part in Claasical Vehicle and ASDA Testing in practice, and much more, if you apply till the 28th of June.

You can read more about the full program here.

If your’re interested, send your application to the veronika.baksa-varadi@apz.hu email address.

Developing and Impact of Electric, Hybrid-Electric Aircraft on Future Transport – Invitation for Round Table Discussion

Source: cleantechnica.com
Source: cleantechnica.com
Would you like to know more about the future air transport? Have you interest in greener air transport?

The ‘Developing and Impact of Electric, Hybrid-Electric Aircraft on Future Transportround’ table discussion, organized by the IDEA-E (Investigation and development of the disruptive technologies for e-mobility and their integration into the engineering education) project will be held in the ground floor lecture room of building A of BME (Budapest University of Technology and Economics) since 15.00 until 16.30, May 28 Tuesday, 2019.

All, who are interested in future air transport are welcome to joint the event. All the participants may give question. Questions can be send by email to moderator (jrohacsrht.bme.hu) before the round table discussions, too.

You can see the official program here.