Jakub Prüher received the Best Student Paper Award at FUSION 2017
Award: The paper by Jakub Prüher, Filip Tronarp, Toni Karvonen, Simo Särkkä, and Ondřej Straka titled "Student-t Process Quadratures for Filtering of Non-Linear Systems with Heavy-Tailed Noise" was awarded the Tammy Blair Best Student Paper Award (First Runner-up) at the 20th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2017) (
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Jiří Ajgl received the Best Paper Award at MFI 2016
Award: The paper by Jiří Ajgl and Ondřej Straka titled "Covariance Intersection in Track-to-Track Fusion With Memory" was awarded the Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI 2016) (
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Jakub Prüher received the Best Student Paper Award at MLSP 2016
Award: The paper by Jakub Prüher and Simo Särkkä titled "On The Use Of Gradient Information In Gaussian Process Quadratures" was awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Pprocessing (MLSP 2016) (
Honorable Mention (top 5) - Best student paper awards at ICINCO 2016
Award: The paper by J. Havlík, O. Straka, J. Dunik, and J. Ajgl titled "On Nonlinearity Measuring Aspects of Stochastic Integration Filter" was nominated for the Best Student Paper Award at the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2016) (
Jindřich Duník received DAAD scholarship
Award: Jindřich Duník was awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship for a one month research stay at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in the research group of prof. Hanebeck (
Werner von Siemens Excellence Award 2015
Award: The team of young researchers from the Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of West Bohemia was awarded for the most significant result of a basic research - one of the most respected Werner von Siemens awards.
In 2015 a committee of experts evaluated 109 Master's and Ph.D. Thesis and awarded talented students, promising young researchers and university lecturers from technical and science universities and academic institution from the Czech Republic. In the category The Most Significant Result of a Basic Research was awarded the research team prof. Miroslav Šimandl, Jindřich Duník, Ivo Punčochář, and Ondřej Straka for the research of Novel Approaches and Methods of Nonlinear State Estimation and Optimal Decision under Uncertainty. The ceremonial was held in Bethlehem Chapel in Prague on February 5th, 2015.
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Jan Škach received Fulbright-Masaryk scholarship
Award: Ph.D. student Jan Škach was awarded by a competitive Fulbright-Masaryk scholarship. Under a supervision of prof. Lewis from the University of Texas at Arlington (, he will research approximation methods with application to the area of active fault detection.
Reward for excellence
Reward: The paper „Derivative-Free Estimation Methods: New Results and Performance Analysis, Automatica, vol. 45, no. 7, pp. 1749-1757, 2009.” by Miroslav Šimandl and Jindřich Duník was selected by the R&D Council of the Czech Republic as one of the excellent results in Pillar II category (2014).
Honorable Mention (top 5) - Best paper awards at FUSION 2013
Award: Paper no.130, Truncated Randomized Unscented Kalman Filter for Interval Constrained State Estimation by Ondřej Straka, Jindřich Duník, Miroslav Šimandl, Jindřich Havlík
Student paper award at FUSION 2012
Award: Ph.D. student Jiří Ajgl was awarded by a student travel grant for his paper, Conservative merging of hypotheses given by probability densities by Jiří Ajgl and Miroslav Šimandl.