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.
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.