The Faculty of Information Technologies welcomed a delegation from Ukraine. They discussed cyber security

On the last day of November, the Faculty of Information Technologies welcomed a delegation from Ukraine. The management of the faculty and its cybersecurity specialists discussed with the representatives of the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine, Ukrainian Cybersecurity Cluster, USAID Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure in Ukraine Activity and National Aerospace University possibilities of cooperation in the field of cybersecurity such as joint research and student exchanges.


Another 3 personalities from FIT BUT received the associate professor title

On 29 November 2023, the rector of the Brno University of Technology, Ladislav Janíček, handed over the appointment decrees to the new docents of the BUT. The title associate professor can be from now on used also by Vítězslav Beran, Michal Bidlo and Tomáš Martínek from the Faculty of Information Technology. 

The list of all new BUT associate professors can be found here.

Congratulations to all on the new career milestone.

Photo: Václav Koníček


Tom Barbette from UCLouvain in Belgium will give a presentation at FIT: High-speed stateful packet processing

We are happy to invite to yet another inspirative presentation. Tom Barbette, Assistant Professor at UCLouvain in Belgium, will visit our faculty and give a lecture: High-speed stateful packet processing. It will take place on 29 November 2023 at 11 am, in room E 105 at FIT BUT.

The presentation addresses the challenges in efficiently implementing stateful network functions, essential building blocks for high-speed network functions such as load balancing, traffic management, and monitoring.

Tom Barbette is an Assistant Professor at UCLouvain in Belgium and in his research, he focuses primarily on high-speed networking and acceleration of network functions. After completing his Ph.D., he continued to a 3-year post-doc at the Networked Systems lab of Dejan Kostic at KTH, Sweden, which was followed by a year post-doc at the IP Networking Lab at UCL, Belgium. His work in areas such as efficient load balancing (RSS++, Cheetah), packet processing optimization (PacketMill, Packet Order Matters, Ribosome), and advanced network scheduling (Reframer) has been recognized and presented at prestigious conferences like NSDI, CoNEXT, and ACM SIGCOMM. His aim is to innovate the Internet with new but backward-compatible features based on novel programmable network infrastructure, such as SmartNICs and P4.

More about his work here:

Packet Order Matters!
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Matúš Nosko launched his startup before completing his bachelor's degree. Now aiming for perfection.

In the realm of smart homes and sustainable living, our student Matúš Nosko designed his own IoT ecosystem. His innovation connects various household devices, from pumps to solar panels, to create more intelligent and eco-friendly homes. With the support of the faculty, Matúš has founded a successful start-up, and his innovative approach has also become the topic of his bachelor's thesis. Read more here.


Associate professor Petr Hanáček was elected a candidate for appointment as dean of FIT BUT

On 31 October 2023 at the regular meeting of the Academic Senate of the FIT BUT, doc. Dr. Ing. Petr Hanáček was elected a candidate for appointment as dean. Petr Hanáček is the head of the Department of Intelligent Systems, chairman of the Academic Senate of BUT and performs other functions within FIT and the entire BUT.

His goal is to contribute to the development of the faculty as an important and recognized educational and research center that is open to cooperation with other faculties, Czech and foreign universities, research institutions, companies and the public sphere.

The complete program statement is available here.

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