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  • Networks Match Making Event: "I left with a creativity boost"

    From 20 to 22 January 2020, the Gravitation Programme NETWORKS organised the Networks Match Making Event, jointly with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Gravitation Programme SCOOP. The aim was to bring together researchers from social sciences, economic sciences, mathematics and computer science sharing an interest in complex networks, with the aim to discover valuable synergies. Over 45 participants from the academic partners, and from research intensive companies like CBS and RaboBank, came to Kaap Doorn to exchange ideas about available theories, techniques and methods, and to identify common challenges.

  • Award for PhD Thesis Fiona Sloothaak

    On January 16th Fiona Sloothaak succesfully defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Criticality in Power Networks: A Probabilistic Approach'.

     

  • Best paper award for Mark de Berg, Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak and Mehran Mehr at ISAAC 2019

    The paper On One-Round Discrete Voronoi Games  by Mark de Berg (TU/e), Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak (former NETWORKS PhD student), and Mehran Mehr won the best-paper award at the 30th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC 2019).

  • NETWORKS goes to school 2020 - Announcement

    It is almost time for the annual masterclass on network science organized by the NETWORKS program!

     

  • PACE 2019 winners announced

    Last week the prize-giving ceremony of the 2019 version of PACE, the "Parameterized Algorithms
    & Computational Experiments Challenge", took place in München. Bart Jansen was one of the
    organisers and the event was sponsored by Networks.
  • Best Paper Award QTNA for Onno Boxma

    Onno Boxma recently received the QTNA 2019 best-paper award for the paper entitled "A Single Server Queue with Workload-Dependent Service Speed and Vacations", co-authored with Yutaka Sakuma (who visited us last year) and Tuan Phung-Duc.

     

  • Cum laude distinction for Pieter Kleer

    On September 9th, Pieter Kleer successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "When Nash met Markov: Novel results for pure Nash equilibria and the switch Markov chain" at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Pieter received the cum laude distinction for his research on the quantifying effect of safety margins in route planning.

     

  • Veni grant for Yorgos Amanatidis

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to Yorgos Amanatidis for his project 'Fair Division in Dynamic Environments with Social Structure'. This grant providese Yorgos with the opportunity to further elaborate his ideas during a period of three years.

     

  • NWA-ORC grant for project PrimaVera

    A multidisciplinary team from the Eindhoven University of Technology together with several scientists and companies, receives five million euros from science funder NWO for the "PrimaVera: Predictive maintenance for Very effective asset management" project.

     

  • Cum laude distinction for Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak

    On June 27th, Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled 'ETH-Tight Algorithms for Geometric Network Problems' at TU Eindhoven. He received his degree cum laude, a very rare distinction that is only given for outstanding results that have been obtained with a very high level of independence.

     

 
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