“Komondor”, a supercomputer with the highest computing capacity in Hungary, has been installed at the Kassai Street campus of UD. It will support the work of UD teachers and researchers. The computer of the Governmental Agency for IT Development will increase the currently available HPC capacity by ten times.
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The Faculty of Informatics of UD provides students with up-to-date knowledge in data science and artificial intelligence, opportunities to obtain industry certificates, and a good chance to land a job after graduation. The applicants can choose from three bachelor, five master and an undivided programmes. This year the Faculty launches a master’s course in data science.
As a recognized member of Microsoft’s Learn for Educators Program, the Faculty of Informatics (FI) of the University of Debrecen also participated in the professional summit held in Warsaw, Poland, and hosted by the global US-based company, where FI presented its scientific and educational achievements with the support of Microsoft as one of the outstanding partners of this international corporation.
The software is already being installed on the 5 petaflops supercomputer called Komondor at the Supercomputer Center on the Kassai út Campus of the University of Debrecen. The new machine of the Governmental Information-Technology Development Agency (KIFÜ) will increase the current HPC capacity available domestically tenfold.
An article has been published first in a prestigious British scientific journal about the computer software developed at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Debrecen, which can efficiently facilitate certain evolutionary genomics research efforts.
A new solution jointly developed by the University of Debrecen, Delta Services and Sightspot Network will make the diagnosis of cervical cancer faster and more reliable, allowing doctors to start treatment at an early stage. The new solution is an image-based diagnostic system, which is able to identify cancer cells based on deep learning technology.
A special research and education oriented organizational unit has been established by NI Hungary at the Faculty of Informatics of the University of Debrecen in order to assist students enrolled in Computer Science, Business Informatics and Computer Science Engineering BSc and MSc programs. In addition, the US-based company has also supported the installment of a new computer laboratory through a donation worth more than 4 million HUF.
The Faculty of Informatics of the University of Debrecen has established a special research and education oriented organizational unit with the Hungarian subsidiary of one of the fastest-growing software engineering companies in the world, EPAM Systems Inc. The objective of the relevant agreement is to facilitate the integration of international market expertise and up-to-date technological knowledge into the channels of education.
The new software in the equipment pool of the Faculty of Informatics at the University of Debrecen is routinely used in research and development related to autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence. The special piece of equipment inaugurated on Thursday will assist the vehicle research activities of the institution, which are of strategic significance.
The Faculty of Informatics of the University of Debrecen offers courses to prepare students for Microsoft’s cloud-based artificial intelligence and Azure international industry certification exams. The courses, which are available both in English and in Hungarian, will help students to successfully complete these competitive international exams.
The Ministry of Innovation and Technology and the Association of Hungarian PhD and DLA Candidates agreed on upgrading the support system of young researchers at the University of Debrecen. At the event the infrastructural development projects completed in the last 5 years to the value of HUF 8 billion were presented, and deputy state secretary Balázs Hankó talked about further opportunities.
The section responsible for higher education of OECD’s Education Directorate had a coordination meeting with the leadership representatives on the digitalization efforts of the University of Debrecen in the framework of the project Minőségi digitális felsőoktatás biztosítása Magyarországon [Support for Quality Digital Higher Education in Hungary]. The experts and students of the university conducted an online conference with the members of the OECD staff on Tuesday.
The application of the University of Debrecen for students has been expanded with new functions. As a result of the improvements, the system sends users the most important information in push messages, with the UD Community Space creating a new way for students for ongoing contact.
Students of the UD, who took part in the nuclear energy competition, known as Hackatom organised by Rosatom Central-Europe, Paks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. along with Paks II. Ltd, this spring, had the chance to get acquainted with Unit 4 of Paks Nuclear Power Plant on the spot.
Teams from the University of Debrecen took the first six prizes at the joint Russian-Hungarian online competition hosted by Rosatom Central Europe, Paks Nuclear Power Plant of MVM Group and Paks II. Zrt. The awards ceremony of Hackatom was held on Friday in the Aula venue of the UD.
Following a pilot phase, the website demedia.hu, launched at the beginning of 2021 by the radio station of the UD, FM90 Campus Rádió, is now available for the public in a “normal operation mode.” A significant portion of the current webpage content is with a focus on the university.
Experts from the Faculty of Informatics of the University of Debrecen have developed a mathematically based traffic simulation model that helps to use autonomous vehicles more safely. The publication on the special statistical method was published in the international journal PLos One.
Sándor Baran, associate professor at UD has won a scholarship from the international weather forecast centre ECMWF, while professor András Hajdú and his research group have been successful in the programme of OCRE, a consortium involved in cloud computing technologies.
A new development, which will be carried out at the Supercomputer Centre of UD and completed by 2022, will multiply the HPC capacity currently available in Hungary by ten. On Friday, the time capsule of the project was placed at the Kassai Campus, where the facility will be located.
After the Hungarian, the English version of the unique healthcare application of the UD has also become available for downloading. Via the UD Mediversity app, foreign patients can now use the telephone directory, as well as search for specialised outpatient clinics and physicians.
The aim is to increase the role of industrial companies in education, András Hajdu, dean, emphasized at the opening of the 21st IT Professional Days on Monday. Two thousand students currently study at the Faculty of Informatics of the University of Debrecen.
A joint Big Data research lab has been established by the University of Debrecen and the Guangxi University of Finance and Economics. The two institutions are also planning to launch dual degree programmes in IT, Economics and Mathematics.
An international conference will be held at the Faculty of Information Technology of the UD on several topics of the rough set theory, from data phishing to medical image processing. This is the first time the conference has been organised in Hungary.
The university of Debrecen has joined the Artificial Intelligence Coalition that seeks to promote research and use of artificial intelligence. UD may be involved in the activities of several working groups operating in the framework of the Coalition.