Networks publishes 5th Annual Report
2018 has been quite a remarkable year for NETWORKS, with great scientific progress
and many highlights. In this fifth year of the funding period, the program continues to
be in full swing.
An impression of the YEP 2019 workshop
by Clara Stegehuis
On March 25th – 29th the 15th YEP (Young European Probabilists) workshop took place in Eindhoven, focusing on information diffusion on networks.
Onno Boxma receives royal decoration as binding force in the field of Dutch math
by Norbine Schalij (www.cursor.tue.nl)
Onno Boxma was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion at his home in Nuenen on April 26th. Onno was presented with the royal decoration by mayor Maarten Houben in the presence of his family and some close colleagues.
Souvik Dhara wins Stieltjes Prize
Souvik Dhara, who was awarded his PhD with distinction at the TU/e last year, has been awarded the Stieltjes Prize for the best mathematics PhD thesis of 2018 in the Netherlands. Souvik, now a Schramm postdoctoral fellow at MIT Mathematics and Microsoft Research Lab New England, defended his thesis entitled ”Critical percolation on random networks with prescribed degrees” under the supervision of Remco van der Hofstad and Johan van Leeuwaarden.
Frank den Hollander receives Humboldt Research Award
Frank den Hollander has received the Humboldt Research Award at a ceremony for the Humboldt award winners on 29 March 2019 in Bamberg. He was nominated by two German colleagues with whom he is working together for an extensive period of time. ‘The award was a complete surprise to me.'
Sem Borst new scientific director Eurandom
As from April 1, 2019 Eurandom has a new scientific director: Prof.dr.ir. S.C. (Sem) Borst.
NETWORKS goes to school 2019
by Nicos Starreveld
On 14 and 21 March 2019 a masterclass event on networks and their applications was organized by the NETWORKS program at the Technical University of Eindhoven and at Leiden University. This two-day event was intended for secondary education students and teachers who want to broaden their scientific horizons by having a glimpse into state of the art mathematical research.
Bart Jansen wins teaching award
The study association for Computer Science and Mathematics at the TU Eindhoven (GEWIS) awarded the Teaching Award 2018 in Computer Science to Bart Jansen for his excellent contribution to education.
Cum laude distinction for Clara Stegehuis
Clara Stegehuis received the cum laude distinction for her PhD thesis entitled "Networks with Communities and Clustering". The thesis contributes to the active area of large complex networks, in particular the probabilistic analysis of such networks through random graphs.
'NETWORKS goes to school' introduces school students to networks science
In 2018 NETWORKS organised a very succesful masterclass on networks and their applications for secondary school students with the title 'NETWORKS goes to school'. This week, NETWORKS published the collection of contributions with an extensive introduction.