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Porsche gives awards to graduates of Czech Technical University at PragueAward-winning work provides knowledge of two stage turbo charging on high speed midsized compression-ignition engine

Stuttgart. Porsche Engineering Group GmbH, subsidiary company of
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart and Czech Technical University at Prague have presented the “Porsche Engineering Award” for the fourth time. Dr. Peter Schäfer, Director of Porsche Engineering, presented awards to three graduates of Prague TU for their outstanding thesises. The first price went to Martin Horacek who reported on “Application of two stage turbo charging on high speed midsized compression-ignition engine considering the CO2 emission and the consumption of the diesel engine”. In explaining its choice, the jury, which was composed of representatives of Porsche and of Prague Technical University, referred to the special importance of innovative engine concepts to the automobile industry in order to be able to meet future legal requirements. The second price went to Miroslav Machacek who reported in detail on “Automatic traffic counter” and third price went to Ondrej Sychrovsky, who commented on “Car to obstacle distance estimation from a sequence of image”.

All three winners receive a cash prize. In addition, the winner of the first place is being offered a doctorate position at Porsche Engineering Services s.r.o. in Prague. Porsche and Prague Technical University have been working together in the field of technical calculation and simulation since 1996. With the “Porsche Engineering Award”, the three best theses in each year written by the students of Prague Technical University have been receiving awards since 2006. The price is intended to cement the ties between Prague Technical University and Porsche Engineering.


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