Professor Vladimír Mařík graduated from Czech Technical University FEE in 1975. He obtained his habilitation in 1984 and was appointed professor of Technical Cybernetics in 1990. In 1997, prof. Mařík became the head of the Department of Control Engineering. In 1999 he formed and, until 2013, headed the Department of Cybernetics at CTU FEE, which received the title of EU Center of Excellence (2000). He is one of the founders and, at the same time, the first director of the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics, a new institute of the CTU. In 2018 he became its scientific director. Prof. Mařík´s principal professional interest is in artificial intelligence and its use in automatic control and decision support systems, especially with regard to the needs of industrial practice. Among other things, he participated in developing several industrial systems for production planning and scheduling, expert and diagnostic systems. He works closely with industrial practice. Among other things, he is the solver of long-term research contracts of CTU with a number of companies and other institutions, such as Airbus Industries or Rockwell. In 1993, he founded and until 2009 managed the Rockwell Automation Prague Research Center. He is the author or co-author of more than 170 scientific publications and conference papers, co-author or co-editor of 15 books published by renowned publishers, and 5 US patents. He received the Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art (2003), the Invention Award - Czech Brain (2010), and the Silver Medal of George of Kunštát and Poděbrady (Minister of MIT 2015). In 2013, he was awarded the title of Dr.h.c. (VUT Brno).
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The second Moonshot conference on the topic of Education, this time in the USA, gathered experts to challenge the current education system mainly in the areas of Access to Quality Education and the Advancement of Youth Health. In panels and flash Issue & Solution sessions, the leaders and innovators from the fields of business, government policy, technology, science, and the arts discussed obstacles and formulated solutions to the continued challenges in American education.
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