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  • 4 Feb 2019
    '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.

  • 13 Dec 2017
    Michel Mandjes receives Australian Research Council Discovery Grant

    Together with researchers from the University of Queensland and the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, mathematician Michel Mandjes has received a Discovery Grant from the Australian Research Council amounting ...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Sindo Núñez Queija

    Sindo Núñez Queija is professor by special appointment in Industrial Mathematics, specialised in queuing theory. He teaches third-year courses in the Mathematics Bachelor's programme and additionally teaches ...

  • 2 Oct 2017
    Gerard van der Geer receives Honorary Doctorate

    On Friday 29 September 2017 Gerard van der Geer received an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University for his contribution to the University's activities in research and education.

  • 8 Aug 2017
    Two gold medals for UvA students at the International Mathematics Competition 2017

    A student delegation from the University of Amsterdam has won nine medals, including two gold medals, at the 24th International Mathematics Competition in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The students had trained for the ...

  • 29 Jul 2017
    VENI Grant for Michael Walter

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 154 researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate. Michael Walter (KdVI / IoP) received a ...

  • 28 Jul 2017
    Seventeen UvA and AMC-UvA researchers awarded Veni grants

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 17 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 13 Jul 2017
    From September 2017: "De Wiskundeclub" for high-school students

    In September 2017 the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for Mathematics organizes "De Wiskundeclub" for high-school students. The aim of "De Wiskundeclub" is to show talented and motivated students the intellectual ...

  • 20 Jun 2017
    Master’s programme Stochastics and Financial Mathematics in Quant Guide 2017

    The Master’s programme Stochastics and Financial Mathematics of the University of Amsterdam has been included in the Quant Guide 2017. This list, composed by Risk.net, contains leading international Master’s ...

  • 13 Jun 2017
    More than 200 participants at first Networks Conference

    On June 7–9, 2017 the first international conference of the Gravitation programme NETWORKS took place. Over 200 participants found their way to Science Park Amsterdam.

  • 8 May 2017
    Quantum Software Consortium receives 18.8 million euro in the Gravitation Programme

    The ministry for Education, Culture and Science has awarded a Gravitation grant for large-scale research on quantum software. This grant of 18.8 million euro unites researchers from QuSoft, CWI, Leiden University, ...

  • 25 Apr 2017
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Marco Swaen

    Marco Swaen, the Faculty of Science nominee for Lecturer of the Year, obtained his PhD at KdVI Institute for Mathematics for his proof-theoretical research. He subsequently concentrated on teaching. He is a teacher ...

  • 27 Mar 2017
    Faculty winners announced for Lecturer of the Year

    The faculty winners of the UvA Lecturer of the Year award have been determined. More than 1,800 votes were cast between Tuesday, 14 February and Thursday, 2 March.

  • 21 Feb 2017
    Publication shows start of computer era in the Netherlands

    UvA computer historian Gerard Alberts and UvA information scientist Bas van Vlijmen (UvA) published a book on the history of the computer in the Netherlands: 'Computerpioniers. Het begin van het computertijdperk in ...

  • 8 Dec 2016
    Digital Preservation Award for UvA students Computer Sciences

    A team of UvA students in Computer Science won the prestigious Digital Preservation Award for their project 'The Digital City revives, a case study in web-archeology'.

  • 25 Nov 2016
    Jacob de Zoete interviewed by Noordhollands Dagblad

    On 22 November 2016 Jacob de Zoete (UvA - Korteweg-de Vries Institute) was interviewed by 'Noordhollands Dagblad' about the importance of mathematics in forensic research.

  • 22 Nov 2016
    UvA scientists receive NWO TOP funding

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded funding from its TOP-programme to six UvA-scientists in the fields of astronomy, informatics and mathematics.

  • 22 Nov 2016
    NWO TOP Grant for Rob Stevenson and Viresh Patel

    On 2 November 2016, Prof. Rob Stevenson and Dr. Viresh Patel were awarded a TOP Grant by the 'Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek' (NWO). These Grants were awarded in the TOP Grants Science round ...

  • 21 Nov 2016
    IMAGINARY Amsterdam opens its doors

    IMAGINARY - through the eyes of mathematics' is an interactive travelling exhibition displaying the beauty of mathematics. On Monday 21 November Eric Opdam, director of the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for ...

  • 18 Nov 2016
    Arnoud den Boer wins INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize

    At the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville, Arnoud den Boer (KdvI) has been awarded the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize for his papers (joint with B. Zwart) on simultaneously learning and ...

  • 16 Nov 2016
    Madelon de Kemp wins ASML Graduation Prize

    Madelon de Kemp (KdVI) won the ASML Graduation Prize for Mathematics. This prize consists of an amount of €5000.- and will be awarded to her on 28 November 2016 by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der ...

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Theme Art and Mathematics represented at Science Park 904

    During the coming two months a number of activities representing the theme art and mathematics will take place. A symposium and an exhibition about this theme named ‘Ars et Mathesis’ will be hosted by the Korteweg-de ...

  • 3 Nov 2016
    Art meets science in Amsterdam Science #4

    The fourth edition of the popular science magazine Amsterdam Science is out now. This issue explores the interfaces where science and art meet.

  • 18 Oct 2016
    KdVI members interviewed about Eureka moment

    On 16 October 2016 Jan Wiegerinck, Jasper Stokman and Han Peters of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute were interviewed by Marie Beth van Egmond of Radio Swammerdam about their Eureka moments.

  • 26 Sep 2016
    Finance at the UvA introduced to partners in industry

    On Friday 23 September the first UvA Quants Event was held with dr. Asma Khedher from Korteweg de Vries Institute as the main organizer. 70 students and 20 representatives from the financial industry participated in ...

  • 9 Sep 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Mathematical Masters

    The Master’s degree programmes Mathematics and Stochastics and Financial Mathematics (SFM) offered by the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam have been collaborating for years. Programme directors Bob ...

  • 18 Aug 2016
    Harry van Zanten named Fellow of Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    Harry van Zanten, professor of Mathematical Statistics, University of Amsterdam, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). An induction ceremony took place on 11 July 2016 at the World ...

  • 9 Aug 2016
    UvA students win nine medals at the International Mathematics Competition 2016

    The UvA delegation scored nine times at the International Mathematics Competition (IMC) 2016. For the first time in the competition a UvA student, Bastiaan Cnossen, won a gold medal. Besides two silver medals and six ...

  • 15 Jul 2016
    NWO Veni grant for Arno Kret

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 recent doctorate recipients for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical Centre ...

  • 27 Jun 2016
    UvA and VU students hacked De Digitale Stad

    A team of UvA and VU students of the master Computer Science succeeded in accessing the digitale archives of the Amsterdam Digital City, from its first years of existence 1994-1996, and getting the software ...

  • 26 Jun 2016
    Lenny Taelman and Robben Riksen best teachers mathematical education 2016

    On Thursday, 23 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute -Teaching Awards were handed out to Lenny Taelman and Robben Riksen. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ and ‘best assistant teacher’ they received ...

  • 20 May 2016
    NETWORKS publishes 2nd Annual Report

    The second year of NETWORKS, since its start in 2014, has again been a prosperous one. The results are to be found in the Annual Report of 2015.

  • 22 Apr 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Sonja Cox

    Sonja Cox (KdVI) is researcher in the research group Stochastics. As a lecturer, she teaches first-year Mathematics Bachelor's students, as well as in the national MasterMath programme and at AUC.

  • 22 Apr 2016
    Networks subject of Summer Course for mathematics teachers 2016

    The huge importance of networks and the great mathematical aspects related to this subject are emphasized again by the fact that this year ‘Networks’ are the subject of the 70th Summer Course for mathematics ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Research quality of Mathematics Institute reviewed as excellent

    According to the national review committee Mathematics, the quality of the research at Korteweg de Vries Institute is excellent. The committee stated this in their report.

  • 1 Mar 2016
    New book by Jan van de Craats and Roland van der Veen

    All nontrivial zeroes of the zeta function lie on the critical line.

  • 26 Jan 2016
    NWO TOP II Grant for Han Peters and Mingmin Shen

    On 4 November 2015, Han Peters and Mingmin Shen were awarded a TOP II Grant by the 'Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek' (NWO).

  • 20 Jan 2016
    Peter Spreij appointed professor by special appointment

    On 1 November 2015 the Radboud University Nijmegen appointed Peter Spreij Professor (by special appointment) of Financial Mathematics at the Faculty of Science . He is housed at the Institute for Mathematics, ...

  • 11 Jan 2016
    NICAS grant for Marjan Sjerps on preservation on cultural heritage

    Within the first call for proposals by NICAS (Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science), six full proposals and five seed money proposals have been granted. Marjan Sjerps is co-applicant of the awarded ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    Article of Han Peters in Annals of Mathematics

    On 23 October 2015 the article: 'A two-dimensional polynominal mapping with a wandering Fatou component' written by Han Peters was accepted for publication by the Annals of Mathematics. Co-authors are: Matthieu ...

  • 16 Dec 2015
    NETWORKS launches new website

    As part of the NETWORKS project a 'the Network Pages' has been launched.

  • 3 Dec 2015
    QuSoft: new research center for quantum software

    QuSoft, the first research center dedicated to quantum software, will officially be launched later today. A joint initiative between Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije ...

  • 3 Dec 2015
    Bastiaan Cnossen wins Young Talent Incentive Prize

    On 30 November, four excellent students in exact and technical subjects at the UvA received the “Young Talent Incentive Prize” of five hundred euros at the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities ...

  • 18 Nov 2015
    Bachelor's in Mathematics top programme according to the 'Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs'

    The 'Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs' (Options Guide for Higher Education) for 2016 has awarded the Bachelor's in Mathematics at the UvA the title of 'top programme'. The Keuzegids states: 'Almost all universities offer a ...

  • 17 Nov 2015
    KdVI establishes PhD/Postdoc council

    Since 12 November 2015 the institute has a PhD/Postdoc council, which will serve as a port of call for PhD students and Postdocs to address their wishes and as a platform to organize activities with the PhD students ...

  • 20 Oct 2015
    NETWORKS forges new international relationships

    In the past year, NETWORKS has forged connections with the University of Bath (United Kingdom) and with ACEMS (Australia) in the interest of advancing international collaboration. Last Tuesday representatives of ...

  • 13 Oct 2015
    Michel Mandjes guest editor for 'Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde'

    The September edition of 'Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde' with the theme of 'Netwerken' (Networks) was realized by guest editors Michel Mandjes (UvA and project leader of the NETWORKS programme) and Johan van ...

  • 6 Oct 2015
    Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship for 14 Faculty of Science students

    On Thursday 1 October, fourteen Faculty of Science students received the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship from Rector Magnificus Dymph van den Boom. The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship was founded by the ...

  • 22 Sep 2015
    High Tea at KdVI in honor of Jan Wiegerinck

    Jan Wiegerinck, after having been a director of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for 10 years (2005-2015), was succeeded in this position by Eric Opdam in August 2015. In order to thank Jan for his great merits as ...

  • 25 Aug 2015
    UvA wins nine medals at the International Mathematics Competition for University Students 2015

    The UvA delegation scored nine times at the 22nd edition of the International Mathematics Competition for University Students. Josha Box (Master student of mathematics) won a silver medal. Bronze medals were awarded ...

  • 4 Aug 2015
    Veni grant for Sonja Cox and Guus Regts

    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...

  • 22 Jul 2015
    Eric Opdam new director of KdVI

    As of 1 August 2015, Prof. Eric Opdam will succeed Jan Wiegerinck as director of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI)

  • 16 Jul 2015
    Lex Schrijver (UvA) receives EURO Gold Medal 2015

    Researcher Lex Schrijver (UvA - Korteweg-de Vries Institute and CWI) has been awarded the EURO Gold Medal 2015.

  • 1 Jul 2015
    KdVI Teaching Awards 2015

    On Thursday, 25 June 2015 the KdVI-Teaching Awards have been awarded for the first time. The prizes handed to the best lecturer and the best assistant-teacher consisted of gold-plated chalks with their names engraved.

  • 9 Jun 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: NETWORKS

    Unpredictable, large-scale and complex. Familiar words to members of the NETWORKS consortium; these are the characteristics of the networks that they study and improve.

  • 9 Jun 2015
    Short movie shows history of Dutch computer

    On Thursday 4 June, the premiere of the short internet movie ‘Remembering ARRA: A pioneer in Dutch Computing’ took place at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI). The Computer science historian Gerard Alberts UvA-KdVI ...

  • 2 Jun 2015
    UvA bachelor mathematics listed among ten best rated science programmes in NSE 2015

    Just as last year, the results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSE) show that the satisfaction of UvA students about their programmes has increased.

  • 19 May 2015
    Nanang Susyanto (UvA) winner of Best Student Paper at WIC symposium

    During the 36th WIC symposium in Brussels Nanang Susyanto, PhD student at UvA, Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics, was awarded Best Student Paper for his paper 'Semiparametric Score Level Fusion: Gaussian ...

  • 19 May 2015
    NETWORKS publishes first annual report

    NETWORKS proudly presents its first annual report. Read all about the NETWORKS activities in 2014: the programme’s first year.

  • 19 May 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy

    On 29 May, Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy (1988) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. During his doctoral research at the Korteweg Institute for Mathematics (KdvI) he conducted fundamental research on theoretical models ...

  • 23 Apr 2015
    Event 'Leve de Wiskunde' was great succes

    With 175 visitors a record attendance was reached this year at this mathematical congress in Amsterdam, which is organized for both high school teachers and students.

  • 14 Apr 2015
    KdVI chess tournament

    Jacob de Zoete wins KdVI Equalizing Chess Tournament

  • 27 Mar 2015
    Botond Szabó (UvA-KdVI) receives 'Willem R. van Zwet Award'

    On Thursday, 26 March 2015 Botond Szabó (UvA-KdVI ) received the 'Willem R. van Zwet Award' at the Annual Meeting of the Netherlands Society of Statistics and Operations Research.

  • 26 Mar 2015
    Science faculties UvA-VU launch popular science magazine

    The first issue of the popular science magazine ‘Amsterdam Science’ was officially released earlier today during the Dies Natalis celebrations of the UvA’s Faculty of Science. A joint initiative of the University of ...

  • 6 Mar 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: Dynamic Analysis Seminar

    Talking about their research is an important activity for mathematicians, but an audience of five colleagues is just too small. And so, every two weeks, UvA researchers and their VU colleagues come together to attend ...

  • 25 Feb 2015
    New Scientific Advisory Board

    As of 1 February 2015 the KdVI has a new Scientific Advisory Board consisting of the following members:

  • 25 Feb 2015
    Miranda Cheng in the spotlights with Umbral Moonshine theory

    In the past months, Miranda Cheng (KdVI and IoP) got a lot of attention on her Umbral Moonshine theory. Her discovery led to an ERC Grant, an interview in the NRC and an invited talk at the next European Women in ...

  • 12 Feb 2015
    NETWORKS second off-campus meeting

    On Friday 30 January 2015 the NETWORKS project organized its second off-campus meeting at Boerhaave Museum in Leiden.

  • 9 Feb 2015
    Eric Opdam appointed new institute director of KdVI

    As of 1 August 2015, Prof. Eric Opdam will succeed Jan Wiegerinck as director of the Kortweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI). Eric Opdam has already assumed several tasks associated with the position, ...

  • 3 Feb 2015
    UvA student publishes two books

    Simon Koolstra, student of mathematics at the University of Amsterdam published two books in the series "... for in bed, on the loo or in bath. In July 2013 appeared "Wiskunde voor in bed, op het toilet of in ...

  • 20 Jan 2015
    NETWORKS launches new website

    A year after being awarded a grant in the Gravitation (Zwaartekracht) programme, NETWORKS proudly presents its new website.

  • 9 Dec 2014
    NWO Grant for Daan Crommelin, Harry van Zanten and Michiel Mandjes

    Prof. Daan Crommelin (UvA and CWI), Prof. Harry van Zanten (UvA) and prof. Michel Mandjes (UvA) received a grant in the NWO programme Mathematics of Planet Earth.

  • 3 Dec 2014
    UvA Student wins Young Talent Incentive Prize

    On 28 November, nine students in mathematics and applied mathematics received the “Young Talent Incentive Prize” of five hundred euros at the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (Koninklijke Hollandsche ...

  • 3 Dec 2014
    ERC Starting Grants awarded to Faculty of Science researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to the following researchers at the Faculty of Science: Dr Miranda Cheng (IoP and KdVI), Dr Anna Watts (API) and Dr Shimon Whiteson (IvI). With a value ...

  • 5 Nov 2014
    New book by Prof. Jan van de Craats

    Prof. Jan van de Craats wrote an interesting book about symmetry.

  • 7 Sep 2014
    Sustainable Logistics Grant for Sindo Nunez Queija and Neil Walton

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded the grants within the theme Sustainable Logistics. Dynafloat, the project of which Sindo Nunez Queija and Neil Walton (KdVI) are co-applicants, ...

  • 25 Aug 2014
    UvA wins two silver medals and one bronze at international mathematics competition

    The UvA delegation won three medals at the 21st edition of the International Mathematics Competition for University Students (IMC). Third-year mathematics and physics students Nastasha Wijers and Josha Box took home ...

  • 14 Aug 2014
    Lenny Taelman, professor of Algebraic Geometry

    Dr L. Taelman (1980) has been appointed professor of Algebraic Geometry at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science (FNWI).

  • 24 Jul 2014
    Stieltjes PhD Prize 2013 for Pavel Zorin-Kranich

    Pavel Zorin-Kranich, has won the Stieltjes Phd Prize with his thesis 'Ergodic theorems for polynomials in nilpotent groups'. The Stieltjes Prize is an annual prize handed out by the Dutch research school WONDER for ...

  • 25 Jun 2014
    Jan van Mill, professor of Topology

    Professor J. van Mill (1951) has been appointed professor of Topology at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    NETWORKS Kickoff 20 June 2014

    With the Kickoff event of NETWORKS on 20 June the scientific start of the programme was celebrated in 'De Bazel' in Amsterdam.

  • 18 Jun 2014
    ACM Sigmetrics 2014 Best Paper Award winner

    Dr. Neil Walton, award winner.

  • 12 Jun 2014
    Jasper Stokman, professor of Lie Theory

    Prof. J.V. Stokman (1970) has been appointed professor of Lie Theory at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 14 Apr 2014
    Daan Crommelin, professor by special appointment of Numerical Analysis and Dynamical Systems

    Dr D.T. Crommelin (1972) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Numerical Analysis and Dynamical Systems at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf ...

  • 13 Sep 2013
    PhD in the Spotlight: Paul Gruntjes

    On 27 September, Paul Gruntjes (1981) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. His doctoral research at the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) involved developing new methods for quickly and ...

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Dr J. H. van Zanten

    Dr J. H. van Zanten (1972) has been appointed Professor of Mathematical Statistics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.