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  • Sem Borst receives the 2017 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award

    Sem Borst (TU Eindhoven and Nokia Bell Labs) received the 2017 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award.

  • Harry Buhrman interviewed by Amsterdam Science Park

    Science Park Amsterdam runs an interview series with scientists and students associated with institutes and businesses at Science Park Amsterdam. In the last edition an interview with Harry Buhrman about QuSoft, the new Dutch research centre for quantum software, and quantum computing.

     

  • Mathematician Clara Stegehuis one of the new ‘Faces of Science’

    PhD student Clara Stegehuis, affiliated to NETWORKS, has been chosen as one of the twelve new ‘Faces of Science’. These young talents, chosen by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), will relate about their daily ins and outs as a scientist in movies and blogs.

     

  • Frank den Hollander receives Royal distinction

    On Thursday 15 December, Frank den Hollander was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. The adornments were pinned on Den Hollander by Mayor Emile Jaensch of Oegstgeest, where Den Hollander resides. The ceremony occurred during a congress at TU/e honouring the 60th birthday of Den Hollander. 

     

  • 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

    Astrid Pieterse

    Bart Jansen

    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.