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  • NWO TOP Grant for Viresh Patel

    On 2 November 2016, Dr. Viresh Patel was awarded a TOP Grant by the 'Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek' (NWO). This Grants was awarded in the TOP Grants Science round 2016, compartment 2.

     

  • Madelon de Kemp wins ASML Graduation Prize

    Madelon de Kemp (UvA-NETWORKS) 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 Wetenschappen (KHMW).

  • Second edition continues success of the interactive PhD colloquium

    The second edition of the NETWORKS interactive PhD colloquium took place in Amsterdam. A total of 27 participants enjoyed lectures by four speakers on a wide variety of topics. The day was a great success that concluded with a social activity and dinner.

     

  • NETWORKS sponsor of PACE 2016

    In 2016 the first edition of the Parameterized Algorithms and Computational Experiments Challenge (PACE) was launched. This challenge was supported by NETWORKS.

     

  • Bart Jansen and Astrid Pieterse win Best Paper award at MFCS 2016

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    Bart Jansen (Assistant Professor) and Astrid Pieterse (PhD student) from the Eindhoven University of               Technology (Algorithms group) won the Best Paper award at the Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (MFCS) 2016 in Krakow, Poland, with their paper ‘Optimal sparsification for some binary CSPs using low-degree polynomials’. They won 300 euro, sponsored by the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS).

     

  • NETWORKS publishes 2nd Annual Report

    The second year of NETWORKS, since its start in 2014, has again been a prosperous one. The results are to be found in the Annual Report of 2015.

     

  • 1 Billion euros for Harry Buhrman for Quantum Flagship

    The European Commission has proposed to invest one billion euros in a Quantum Flagship, a large-scale European research programme for quantum technology. Within the Quantum Flagship, researchers from various fields will further knowledge on quantum mechanics and bring new applications to the market.

     

  • Networks subject of Summer Course for mathematics teachers 2016

    The huge importance of networks and the great mathematical aspects related to this subject are emphasized again by the fact that this year ‘Networks’ are the subject of the 70th Summer Course for mathematics teachers, which will be organized by Platform Wiskunde Nederland on 26/27 August and 2/3 September 2016.

     

  • Johan van Leeuwaarden gives lectures for 'Universiteit van Nederland'

    Since the public recordings of the first lecture for the 'Universiteit van Nederland' on 18 November 2015, Johan van Leeuwaarden has given several other lectures.

     

  • First interactive PhD colloquium big succes