'NETWORKS goes to school' introduces school students to networks science
In 2018 NETWORKS organised a very succesful masterclass on networks and their applications for secondary school students with the title 'NETWORKS goes to school'. This week, NETWORKS published the collection of ...
28 Jan 2019
Fourth Quants Career Event at the UvA
On Friday 25 January the fourth “UvA Quants Career Event” was held at the Roeterseiland campus. During this event the financial industry and students and staff in finance related master programmes and research groups ...
10 Jan 2019
FameLab: Pitch your research!
Are you a PhD student or postdoc, between 21 - 40 years old, and would you like to learn how to explain your research to a general public ... in just three minutes? Join FameLab!
12 Dec 2018
Interview Daan Crommelin at the Mathematics of Planet Earth Day
In a new podcastseries 'The follower of fascinations' Judith Lengkeek interviews scientists about the role of curiosity and fascination in their work.
26 Nov 2018
Special issue of Journal of Statistical Physics devoted to Complex Networks
A special issue of the Journal of Statistical Physics that has been published recently is devoted to Complex Networks. The idea for this special issue arose from the outreach activities of the Gravitation Programme ...
5 Nov 2018
50 Participants found their way to the Mathematics Alumni-Meeting
On Thursday November 1st the Korteweg – de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) organized the first Alumni-meeting in 10 years for alumni, staff and students in Mathematics at the UvA.
25 Oct 2018
150 Participants at the KNAW Symposium on Networks
In the framework of the Gravitation Programme NETWORKS a wonderful symposium on Networks took place in the public library of Amsterdam on 16 October. The symposium was organized by Michel Mandjes (UvA, KdVI), Ella ...
11 Oct 2018
An impression of the Open Day Science Park
Last Saturday October 6th the Korteweg-de Vries Institute (KdVI) participated in the yearly Open Day of the Amsterdam Science Park.
9 Aug 2018
UvA team highest Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2018
A student delegation from the University of Amsterdam has won nine medals, including two gold medals, at the 25th International Mathematics Competition in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
10 Jul 2018
NWO TOP Grant for Han Peters and Guus Regts
An NWO TOP1-grant worth up to € 500,000 has been awarded to Han Peters and Guus Regts for their project ‘Methods from complex dynamics for locating zeros of graphs polynomials'. In the project, two PhD students will ...
2 Jul 2018
Lecturers Jan Brandts and Jeremy van der Heijden win Teaching Awards
On 28 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute - Teaching Awards were handed out to Jan Brandts for best lecturer and to Jeremy van der Heijden for best assistant teacher. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ ...
4 Jun 2018
Vidi Grants awarded to Miranda Cheng and Mingmin Shen
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to 11 experienced researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The grant ...
22 May 2018
UvA students win National Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad 2018
The UvA team ‘Mückenheim Transfinity’ has won the 14th edition of the National Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad (LIMO). The team of the University of Amsterdam consisted of Mike Daas, Wouter Rienks, Siebe ...
16 Apr 2018
NWO TOP grant for Lenny Taelman and Ben Moonen
An NWO TOP1-grant worth up to € 600,000 was awarded to Lenny Taelman (KdVI) and Ben Moonen (RU) for their project 'Geometry and arithmetic beyond Shimura varieties'. In the project, two PhD students and one postdoc ...
9 Apr 2018
KdVI Evening of Music
After one year of absence, the KdVI Evening of Music was back again. Last Thursday almost 100 people found their way to the Oosterkerk in Amsterdam to enjoy an evening full of music played and sometimes even composed ...
9 Apr 2018
Leve de Wiskunde! 2018
On 6 April 2018 the 16th edition of ‘Leve de Wiskunde!’ took place at Science Park 904.
3 Apr 2018
Tim Dokchitser, professor by special appointment of Computer Algebra
Prof. T. Dokchitser (1973) has been named professor by special appointment of Computer Algebra at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of the Computer ...
9 Jan 2018
Jan van de Craats receives MAA Beckenbach Book Prize
The book ‘The Riemann Hypothesis: A Million Dollar Problem’ has been elected by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) as one of the best books on mathematics. On 13 January 2018 the authors Jan van de Craats ...
21 Dec 2017
Three cluster PhD positions awarded to KdVI
NWO has granted eight new PhD positions for projects within the mathematics clusters in
the Netherlands. Three of the eight positions are at the Korteweg-de Vries Institute.
20 Dec 2017
Czech Medal of Honour for Jan Brandts
On Friday, 15 December 2017 Jan Brandts has been awarded the The Honorary Medal for Mathematics of the Czech Mathematical Society in Prague.