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Results: 1 - 20 of 47
  • 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).
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 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). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • NWO Vidi grants for 10 experienced UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    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). The recipients are: Camiel Boon, ...
  • 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).
  • A new hub for quantum innovations: Quantum.Amsterdam
    11 Jun 2020
    The University of Amsterdam, CWI and QuSoft have jointly established a new innovation hub for developing quantum software and applications. The Quantum.Amsterdam hub aims to connect the ambitions of leading knowledge ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • ENW-KLEIN for Marcel Vonk: Solving unsolvable problems
    2 Dec 2019
    The mathematical problems that physicists encounter can rarely be solved exactly. The mathematical technique of resurgence can be a very useful tool to solve such 'unsolvable' problems. Mathematical physicist Marcel ...
  • 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.
  • 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.