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.