• ERC Starting Grant for Bart Jansen

    A European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant worth up to € 1,473,020 has been awarded to Bart Jansen for his project 'Rigorous Search Space Reduction’. In the five-year project, two PhD students and five postdoc years will be involved.


  • Stella Kapodistria TU/e PI in DeSIRE

    The 4TU Federation will invest 4.5 million Euro in energizing research and research capacity in the field of resilience technology in the coming years. We are very proud to announce that Dr. Stella Kapodistria is the principal investigator and leader of the TU/e effort in the research program “Designing Systems for Informed Resilience Engineering” (DeSIRE).


  • Best Student Paper Award for Debankur Mukherjee

    Debankur Mukherjee (PhD student with Sem Borst and Johan van Leeuwaarden) received the Best Student Paper Award at the 2018 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference in Irvine CA for his paper entitled “Asymptotically Optimal Load Balancing Topologies” (co-authored by Sem Borst and Johan van Leeuwaarden).


  • Networks publishes 4th Annual Report

    The year 2017 was NETWORKS’ fourth year of operation. The program is at full speed, both scientifically and organizationally. Two important events took place in 2017: the midterm review and the first international NETWORKS conference.


  • 25 participants in first 'NETWORKS goes to school' masterclass

    On 18 and 23 April a masterclass event on networks and their applications was organized by the NETWORKS program at Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam. This two day event was intended for secondary education students and teachers.

  • Remco van der Hofstad member KNAW

    Remco van der Hofstad, full professor of probability, is to become a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW). The board of the KNAW has announced this on April 19th. The installation is on September 17th.

  • NWO TOP Grant for Frank den Hollander and Frank Redig

    Frank den Hollander (Leiden) and Frank Redig (Delft) have been awarded a TOP Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • Vici grant for Nikhil Bansal

    Nikhil Bansal has been awarded a Vici grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). With the 1.5 million euro grant, Bansal can develop his own research lines in the next five years. The Vici subsidy is one of the largest research grants in the Netherlands.


  • ERC Proof of Concept Grant for Ton Koonen

    Ton Koonen has received a Proof of Concept Grant from the European Research Council in December 2017 for BROWSE_PLUS: Beam-steered Reconfigurable Optical-Wireless System for Energy-efficient communication – Proving the Concept.

  • 50 participants at first ISI-NETWORKS workshop in Kolkata, India

    Together with the Indian Statistical Institute, NETWORKS organised a workshop in Kolkata, which took place 29 January - 2 February 2018. Some 40 researchers from ISI attended, and 10 researchers from NETWORKS. The focus of the workshop was on complex networks, random matrices and interacting stochastic systems.