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Results: 31 - 60 of 106
  • 13 Dec 2017
    Michel Mandjes receives Australian Research Council Discovery Grant

    Together with researchers from the University of Queensland and the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, mathematician Michel Mandjes has received a Discovery Grant from the Australian Research Council amounting ...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Sindo Núñez Queija

    Sindo Núñez Queija is professor by special appointment in Industrial Mathematics, specialised in queuing theory. He teaches third-year courses in the Mathematics Bachelor's programme and additionally teaches ...

  • 2 Oct 2017
    Gerard van der Geer receives Honorary Doctorate

    On Friday 29 September 2017 Gerard van der Geer received an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University for his contribution to the University's activities in research and education.

  • 8 Aug 2017
    Two gold medals for UvA students at the International Mathematics Competition 2017

    A student delegation from the University of Amsterdam has won nine medals, including two gold medals, at the 24th International Mathematics Competition in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The students had trained for the ...

  • 29 Jul 2017
    VENI Grant for Michael Walter

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 154 researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate. Michael Walter (KdVI / IoP) received a ...

  • 28 Jul 2017
    Seventeen UvA and AMC-UvA researchers awarded Veni grants

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 17 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 13 Jul 2017
    From September 2017: "De Wiskundeclub" for high-school students

    In September 2017 the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for Mathematics organizes "De Wiskundeclub" for high-school students. The aim of "De Wiskundeclub" is to show talented and motivated students the intellectual ...

  • 20 Jun 2017
    Master’s programme Stochastics and Financial Mathematics in Quant Guide 2017

    The Master’s programme Stochastics and Financial Mathematics of the University of Amsterdam has been included in the Quant Guide 2017. This list, composed by, contains leading international Master’s ...

  • 13 Jun 2017
    More than 200 participants at first Networks Conference

    On June 7–9, 2017 the first international conference of the Gravitation programme NETWORKS took place. Over 200 participants found their way to Science Park Amsterdam.

  • 8 May 2017
    Quantum Software Consortium receives 18.8 million euro in the Gravitation Programme

    The ministry for Education, Culture and Science has awarded a Gravitation grant for large-scale research on quantum software. This grant of 18.8 million euro unites researchers from QuSoft, CWI, Leiden University, ...

  • 25 Apr 2017
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Marco Swaen

    Marco Swaen, the Faculty of Science nominee for Lecturer of the Year, obtained his PhD at KdVI Institute for Mathematics for his proof-theoretical research. He subsequently concentrated on teaching. He is a teacher ...

  • 27 Mar 2017
    Faculty winners announced for Lecturer of the Year

    The faculty winners of the UvA Lecturer of the Year award have been determined. More than 1,800 votes were cast between Tuesday, 14 February and Thursday, 2 March.

  • 21 Feb 2017
    Publication shows start of computer era in the Netherlands

    UvA computer historian Gerard Alberts and UvA information scientist Bas van Vlijmen (UvA) published a book on the history of the computer in the Netherlands: 'Computerpioniers. Het begin van het computertijdperk in ...

  • 8 Dec 2016
    Digital Preservation Award for UvA students Computer Sciences

    A team of UvA students in Computer Science won the prestigious Digital Preservation Award for their project 'The Digital City revives, a case study in web-archeology'.

  • 25 Nov 2016
    Jacob de Zoete interviewed by Noordhollands Dagblad

    On 22 November 2016 Jacob de Zoete (UvA - Korteweg-de Vries Institute) was interviewed by 'Noordhollands Dagblad' about the importance of mathematics in forensic research.

  • 22 Nov 2016
    UvA scientists receive NWO TOP funding

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded funding from its TOP-programme to six UvA-scientists in the fields of astronomy, informatics and mathematics.

  • 22 Nov 2016
    NWO TOP Grant for Rob Stevenson and Viresh Patel

    On 2 November 2016, Prof. Rob Stevenson and Dr. Viresh Patel were awarded a TOP Grant by the 'Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek' (NWO). These Grants were awarded in the TOP Grants Science round ...

  • 21 Nov 2016
    IMAGINARY Amsterdam opens its doors

    IMAGINARY - through the eyes of mathematics' is an interactive travelling exhibition displaying the beauty of mathematics. On Monday 21 November Eric Opdam, director of the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for ...

  • 18 Nov 2016
    Arnoud den Boer wins INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize

    At the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville, Arnoud den Boer (KdvI) has been awarded the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize for his papers (joint with B. Zwart) on simultaneously learning and ...

  • 16 Nov 2016
    Madelon de Kemp wins ASML Graduation Prize

    Madelon de Kemp (KdVI) won the ASML Graduation Prize for Mathematics. This prize consists of an amount of €5000.- and will be awarded to her on 28 November 2016 by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der ...

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Theme Art and Mathematics represented at Science Park 904

    During the coming two months a number of activities representing the theme art and mathematics will take place. A symposium and an exhibition about this theme named ‘Ars et Mathesis’ will be hosted by the Korteweg-de ...

  • 3 Nov 2016
    Art meets science in Amsterdam Science #4

    The fourth edition of the popular science magazine Amsterdam Science is out now. This issue explores the interfaces where science and art meet.

  • 18 Oct 2016
    KdVI members interviewed about Eureka moment

    On 16 October 2016 Jan Wiegerinck, Jasper Stokman and Han Peters of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute were interviewed by Marie Beth van Egmond of Radio Swammerdam about their Eureka moments.

  • 26 Sep 2016
    Finance at the UvA introduced to partners in industry

    On Friday 23 September the first UvA Quants Event was held with dr. Asma Khedher from Korteweg de Vries Institute as the main organizer. 70 students and 20 representatives from the financial industry participated in ...

  • 9 Sep 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Mathematical Masters

    The Master’s degree programmes Mathematics and Stochastics and Financial Mathematics (SFM) offered by the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam have been collaborating for years. Programme directors Bob ...

  • 18 Aug 2016
    Harry van Zanten named Fellow of Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    Harry van Zanten, professor of Mathematical Statistics, University of Amsterdam, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). An induction ceremony took place on 11 July 2016 at the World ...

  • 9 Aug 2016
    UvA students win nine medals at the International Mathematics Competition 2016

    The UvA delegation scored nine times at the International Mathematics Competition (IMC) 2016. For the first time in the competition a UvA student, Bastiaan Cnossen, won a gold medal. Besides two silver medals and six ...

  • 15 Jul 2016
    NWO Veni grant for Arno Kret

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 recent doctorate recipients for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical Centre ...

  • 27 Jun 2016
    UvA and VU students hacked De Digitale Stad

    A team of UvA and VU students of the master Computer Science succeeded in accessing the digitale archives of the Amsterdam Digital City, from its first years of existence 1994-1996, and getting the software ...

  • 26 Jun 2016
    Lenny Taelman and Robben Riksen best teachers mathematical education 2016

    On Thursday, 23 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute -Teaching Awards were handed out to Lenny Taelman and Robben Riksen. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ and ‘best assistant teacher’ they received ...