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  • Dr Maris Ozols: NWO VIDI grant, project: 'Quantum Math'


  • Dr Han Peters and Dr Guus Regts: NWO TOP1 grant, project: 'Methods from complex dynamics for locating zeros of graphs polynomials'
  • Dr Miranda Cheng: NWO VIDI grant, project: 'Moonshine in String Theory'
  • Dr Mingmin Shen: NWO VIDI grant, project: 'Algebraic or not?'
  • Prof. Lenny Taelman: NWO TOP1 grant, project: 'Geometry and arithmetic beyond Shimura varieties'



  • Prof. Sergey Shadrin: NWO TOP1 grant, project: 'Algebraic methods and structures in the theory of Frobenius manifolds and their applications'
  • Dr Sonja Cox and Dr Asma Khedher: NWO Cluster PhD position (STAR), project: 'Infinite-dimensional affine and polynomial preserving processes'
  • Prof. Jasper Stokman and Prof. Nicolai Reshetikhin: NWO Cluster PhD position (GQT), project: 'Harmonic analysis on affine symmetric pairs and boundary correlation functions'
  • Dr Arno Kret: NWO Cluster PhD position (Diamant), project: 'Zeta functions of the Newton strata of Shimura varieties '
  • Prof. Michel Mandjes: Australian Research Council Discovery Grant, project: 'Time Consistency, Risk-Mitigation, and Partially Observable Systems'
  • Dr Michael Walter: NWO VENI grant, project: 'Quantum bits in space and time'
  • Prof. Nicolai Reshetikin: NSF - FRG, project: ‘Homotopy Renormalisation of Topological Field Theories’
  • Prof. Daan Crommelin, EU H2020 FET-HPC, project 'Verified Exascale Computing for Multiscale Applications' (VECMA)



  • Dr Viresh Patel: NWO TOP grant, project: 'Hamilton cycles in sparse graphs'
  • Prof. Rob Stevenson: NWO TOP grant, project: 'New challenges in adaptivity'
  • Dr Arno Kret: NWO VENI grant, project: 'Hidden symmetries between prime numbers'
  • Dr Han Peters: NWO TOP II grant, project: 'Non-wandering domains in higher dimensions'
  • Dr Mingmin Shen: NWO TOP II grant, project: 'Geometry of hyperkähler manifolds'


  • Dr Sonja Cox: NWO VENI grant, project: 'Numerical approximation of nonlinear stochastic PDEs'
  • Dr André Heck: Erasmus+ VITAL, project: 'Visualisation tools and analytics to monitor online language learning & teaching'
  • Prof. Ale Jan Homburg and Dr Han Peters: NWO NDNS+ cluster position, project ‘Skew products in real and complex dynamical systems’
  • Prof. Daan Crommelin, Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) Accelerating Scientific Discovery programme, project 'Towards Large-Scale Cloud-Resolving Climate Simulations'
  • Dr Guus Regts: NWO VENI grant, project: 'Graph limits and partition functions of edge-coloring model'
  • Prof. Marjan Sjerps: NWO NICAS: project: 'Value of evidence'


  • Dr Miranda Cheng: ERC Starting Grant, project : 'Moonshine and String Theory'
  • Prof. Daan Crommelin (KdVI and CWI), Prof. Harry van Zanten (KdVI) and Prof. Michel Mandjes (KdVI): grant in the NWO programme 'Mathematics of Planet Earth'
  • Dr Hessel Posthuma: NWO TOP, project: 'The Noncommunicative geometry of symmetries'
  • Prof. Lenny Taelman: NWO VIDI, project: 'Cohomological methods for function field arithmetic'
  • Prof. Harry van Zanten: NWO, project: 'Mathematics of planet Earth'



  • Prof. Michel Mandjes:  grant of 22.7 million euro for the NETWORKS programme under the Gravitation (Zwaartekracht) programme of the Minister for Education, Culture and Science. Mandjes is heading a consortium for the NETWORKS programme in which eleven researchers from UvA, CWI, TU/E and Leiden University participate. One of the co-applicants is Prof. Lex Schrijver.
  • Prof. Michel Mandjes: SURFnet-2013.
  • Prof. Lex Schrijver: ERC ADG AFMIDMOA, project: 'Applying Fundamental Mathematics in Discrete Mathematics, Optimization and Algorithmics'
  • Prof. Rob Stevenson: NWO-VC, project: 'Discontinuous Petrov Galerkin discretizations of convection diffusion equations'

Grants 2012

Grants 2011

Grants 2010

Grants 2009

We refer to our annual reports for information about other projects funded by NWO or industry.