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Results: 1 - 20 of 110
Results: 1 - 20 of 110
  • 29 Jun 2020
    Lecturers Han Peters and Lucas Riedstra win Teaching Awards

    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.

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Harry Buhrman joins Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

    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 ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    72 participants in the e-Winter course in Mathematics obtain certificate

    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 ...

  • 20 Apr 2020
    NWO KLEIN grant for Michael Walter

    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 ...

  • 20 Apr 2020
    Han Peters, professor of Analysis

    Dr Han Peters (1977) has been appointed professor of Analysis at the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 9 Apr 2020
    €1.5 million European grant for mathematics consortium NETWORKS

    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 ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Joris Mooij, professor of Mathematical Statistics

    Dr Joris Mooij (1980) has been appointed professor of Mathematical Statistics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 27 Jan 2020
    More than 100 participants at the UvA Quants Career Event 2020

    On Thursday 23 January the fifth “UvA Quants Career Event” took place at the Science Park. This year the event was attended even better than in previous editions and more than 100 students and 9 partners from the ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Seven UvA researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to neuroscientist Birte Forstmann, Eastern Europe researcher Artemy Kalinovsky, clinical hematologist Arnon Kater, behavourial scientist Shaul ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ERC Consolidator Grant for Lenny Taelman and Anna Watts

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to mathematician Lenny Taelman and astronomer Anna Watts. The prestigious grants are awarded to individual researchers and amount to around 2 ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    An impression of the Open Day Science Park

    Last Saturday October 5th the Korteweg-de Vries Institute (KdVI) participated in the yearly Open Day of the Amsterdam Science Park.

  • 13 Sep 2019
    Jan Brandts appointed programme director Mathematical Masters

    As of 1 September, Jan Brandts has been appointed programme director for the Master's programmes in Mathematics, Stochastics and Financial Mathematics, and Mathematical Physics. He succeeds Jasper Stokman in this role.

  • 26 Aug 2019
    UvA mathematics students again highest ranked Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2019

    Mathematics students from the University of Amsterdam has won ten medals, including three gold medals, at the International Mathematics Competition 2019 for University Students in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

  • 10 Jul 2019
    Daan Crommelin (KdVI & CWI) interviewed in the podcastseries ' The follower of fascinations'

    In the podcastseries 'The follower of fascinations' Judith Lengkeek interviews scientists about the role of curiosity and fascination in their work.

  • 8 Jul 2019
    NWO KLEIN grant for Arnoud den Boer

    An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Arnoud den Boer for his project on self-learning price algorithms that learn to form a cartel. In the project, one PhD student will be involved.

  • 1 Jul 2019
    Lecturers Lenny Taelman and Ronen Brilleslijper win Teaching Awards

    On 27 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute - Teaching Awards were handed out to Lenny Taelman for best lecturer and to Ronen Brilleslijper for best assistant teacher. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ ...

  • 24 Jun 2019
    Networks publishes 5th Annual Report

    2018 has been quite a remarkable year for NETWORKS, with great scientific progress and many highlights. In this fifth year of the funding period, the program continues to be in full swing.

  • 3 Jun 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to Maris Ozols

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Impression of the pubquiz for first year students

    On Thursday 18 May a pubquiz for our first year students took place. In total eleven teams participated: eight student teams, a teacher's team, a TA's (teaching assistants) team and a NSA team.

  • 8 May 2019
    Watch Raf Bocklandt's lecture at the Universiteit van Nederland

    On 13 March five Dutch mathematicians talked at the Universiteit van Nederland about the importance of mathematics in society. Raf Bocklandt was one of the speakers of the programme entitled 'Van Pi tot Pythagoras'. ...