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Results: 1 - 20 of 51
  • 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 ...
  • Joris Mooij. Photo Dirk Gillissen
    Joris Mooij, professor of Mathematical Statistics
    4 Feb 2020
    Dr Joris Mooij (1980) has been appointed professor of Mathematical Statistics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.
  • More than 100 participants at the UvA Quants Career Event 2020
    27 Jan 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 ...
  • Seven UvA researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants
    10 Dec 2019
    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 ...
  • ERC Consolidator Grant for Lenny Taelman and Anna Watts
    10 Dec 2019
    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 ...
  • An impression of the Open Day Science Park
    7 Oct 2019
    Last Saturday October 5th the Korteweg-de Vries Institute (KdVI) participated in the yearly Open Day of the Amsterdam Science Park.
  • Jan Brandts appointed programme director Mathematical Masters
    13 Sep 2019
    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.
  • IMC team 2019
    UvA mathematics students again highest ranked Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2019
    26 Aug 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.
  • Prof Daan Crommelin
    Daan Crommelin (KdVI & CWI) interviewed in the podcastseries ' The follower of fascinations'
    10 Jul 2019
    In the podcastseries 'The follower of fascinations' Judith Lengkeek interviews scientists about the role of curiosity and fascination in their work.
  • Arnoud den Boer
    NWO KLEIN grant for Arnoud den Boer
    8 Jul 2019
    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.
  • The winners of the 2019 Golden Chalk: Ronen Brilleslijper (left) and Lenny Taelman (right)
    Lecturers Lenny Taelman and Ronen Brilleslijper win Teaching Awards
    1 Jul 2019
    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’ ...
  • Networks annual report 2018
    Networks publishes 5th Annual Report
    24 Jun 2019
    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.