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  • 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.