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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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11-08-2016

Two of the Internet Defense Prize award winners

Cryptographers Léo Ducas from the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and Peter Schwabe (Radboud University) have won the 2016 Internet Defense Prize. They were awarded the prize with their co-authors Erdem Alkim (Ege University, Turkey) and Thomas Pöppelmann (Infineon Technologies AG, Germany) for their paper 'Post-Quantum Key Exchange – A New Hope'.

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WISE

 

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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.