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Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands. We conduct pioneering research in these fields and transfer our results to society.


To give focus to our efforts, we concentrate on five broad, societally-relevant themes:

Mathematics and computer science research are the invisible driving forces behind innovation. CWI contributes by:

The institute also plays a central role in several (inter)national programs and organizations.

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Tijs van der Storm has been appointed professor of Software Engineering at the University of Groningen (RUG)  It is a part-time appointment per 1 September 2016 that Van der Storm will combine with his position as researcher in the Software Analysis and Transformation (SWAT) group at CWI.

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CWI is looking for talented female applicants for a tenure track position in mathematics or computer science. The Women In Science Excel (WISE) programme provides talented female scientists with an opportunity to develop or expand their own research group at one of NWO's institutes.