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Results: 1 - 20 of 62
  • Michael Walter
    ‘I feel like we are part of something bigger’
    16 Jul 2021
    Within a few years, or at least in this decade, it should happen. The first working quantum computer will become a reality. When it does, it will be a breakthrough comparable to the arrival of the internet. A quantum ...
  • UvA, TU Delft and Booking.com collaborate on research into better recommendation systems
    23 Jun 2021
    In the Mercury Machine Learning Lab, researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) will be working together with Booking.com on various improved recommendation ...
  • Scavenger Hunt at Science Park
    21 May 2021
    Three UvA maths students created a great scavenger hunt game to introduce secondary school students to the Amsterdam Science Park campus and the bachelor Mathematics. With a good set of brains and some creativity, ...
  • Four new NWO PhD positions for the Mathematics Clusters granted to KdVI members
    17 May 2021
    The board of NWO Domain Science has awarded 24 applications for PhD positions within the mathematics clusters, of which 4 have been awarded to members of Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics. The Mathematics ...
  • €1.0 million COFUND grant for postdoc positions
    3 May 2021
    After receiving the COFUND grant from the Horizon 2020 programme for 14 PhD positions, NETWORKS has been granted a COFUND grant of €1.0 million to appoint 14 postdoctoral researchers for 2 years.
  • Frank Pijpers appointed professor by special appointment of Complexity for Official Statistics
    21 Jan 2021
    Dr Frank Pijpers (1964) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Complexity for Official Statistics at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of ...
  • Young Talent awards for five UvA students
    30 Nov 2020
    On November 30, five UvA students received a Young Talent Incentive Award of 500 euros from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW).
  • 20 years Faculty of Science: The past, present and future of Mathematics
    30 Nov 2020
    On a sunny day, the benches are dragged out of the loft of the study association and people spend the afternoon in the sun thinking about mathematical problems and, towards the end of the evening, having increasingly ...
  • Michael Walter
    KNAW Early Career Award for Michael Walter
    10 Nov 2020
    Mathematician and theoretical physicist Michael Walter receives the KNAW Early Career Award. The prize, an amount of 15,000 euros and an artwork, is aimed at researchers in the Netherlands who are at the start of ...
  • Veni grant awarded to Felix Wierstra
    4 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Felix Wierstra, who will join the Korteweg-de Vries Institute ...
  • Arno Kret and Guus Regts
    Vidi grants awarded to Arno Kret and Guus Regts
    4 Nov 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to ten researchers from the UvA and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of Amsterdam UMC). Among the recipients are Arno Kret ...
  • Marjan Sjerps in podcast "Solving crime with mathematics"
    21 Oct 2020
    Professor of Forensic Statistics Marjan Sjerps was recently interviewed about her work as a forensic statistician for the podcast 'Talk That Science' by students of the UvA.
  • QuSoft celebrates five years of cutting edge research on quantum algorithm
    1 Oct 2020
    This week, Jos Baeten, director of CWI and Peter van Tienderen, dean Faculty of Science have signed the agreement that continues the collaboration between CWI and the University of Amsterdam on quantum research.
  • Joanna Ellis-Monaghan appointed professor of Discrete Mathematics
    1 Oct 2020
    Professor Joanna Ellis-Monaghan has been appointed professor of Discrete Mathematics at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • han peters lucas riedstra
    Lecturers Han Peters and Lucas Riedstra win Teaching Awards
    29 Jun 2020
    On June 25th the KdVI Teaching Awards Ceremony took place. The ‘gouden krijtjes’ were awarded to Han Peters for best lecturer and to Lucas Riedstra for best assistant teacher.
  • harry buhrman
    Harry Buhrman joins Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
    30 Apr 2020
    Quantum researcher Harry Buhrman joins the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The KNAW is the most relevant Dutch society of top scientists. Together with seventeen other researchers, Buhrman will ...
  • Making certificates at home
    72 participants in the e-Winter course in Mathematics obtain certificate
    28 Apr 2020
    From 3 February to 15 April 2020, the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) organized the e-Winter Course in Mathematics for the very first time; an online course intended for high school pupils and ...
  • NWO KLEIN grant for Michael Walter
    20 Apr 2020
    An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Michael Walter (KdVI and IoP) for his project 'Taming tensors – an optimization approach to computational invariant theory'. In the project, one PhD ...
  • Han Peters, professor of Analysis
    20 Apr 2020
    Dr Han Peters (1977) has been appointed professor of Analysis at the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Visualisatie van wifi-netwerken in een stad. Copyright: NETWORKS
    €1.5 million European grant for mathematics consortium NETWORKS
    9 Apr 2020
    Gaining a better understanding of complex, volatile networks such as energy and communication networks to achieve optimisation and smarter management: that is the goal of NETWORKS, a partnership between ...