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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 ...