Networks

Grants and Awards

  • 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).

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

     

  • Onno Boxma receives royal decoration as binding force in the field of Dutch math

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    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.'

     

  • 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.

     

  • Humboldt Research Award for Frank den Hollander

    Frank den Hollander has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award by the Humboldt Foundation. He has been nominated by Andreas Greven (Universität Erlangen-Nurnberg) and Anton Bovier (Universität Bonn). This award is valued at €60,000.

     

  • Ton Koonen Short-term High-level Visiting Scientist in Beijing

    Ton Koonen will be a Short-term High-level Visiting Scientist in the context of the “111 Program” at the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China,  from October 2018 - December 2023.

     

  • Mark de Berg best Master teacher at TU/e

    At the grand festive MomenTUm ceremony at Eindhoven University of Technology on Friday September 21st NETWORKS Project team member Mark de Berg won the education award for the best Master teacher.

     

  • 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.

     

  • 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).

     

  • 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.

  • Australian ARC Discovery Grant for Michel Mandjes

    Michel Mandjes was, jointly with Jerzy Filar, Thomas Taimre and Yoni Nazarathy (the University of Queensland) and Vivek Borkar (IIT Mumbai), awarded an Australian ARC Discovery grant.

     

  • Bart Jansen and Astrid Pieterse win Excellent Student Paper Award at IPEC 2017

    Bart Jansen (Assistant Professor) and Astrid Pieterse (PhD student) won the "Excellent Student Paper Award" at the 12th International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation (IPEC 2017) in Vienna, Austria, with their paper "Optimal Data Reduction for Graph Coloring Using Low-Degree Polynomials".

     

  • Scottish honorary doctorate for Onno Boxma

    The Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh has conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Science to Onno Boxma, full professor of Stochastic Operations Research in the TU/e department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Sergey Foss, full professor of Applied Probability, and current Editor-in-Chief of the Queuing Systems journal, is Boxma’s honorary tutor.