Soiree 65 year Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica
In 2011 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica CWI is celebrating its 65th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone CWI hosts a festive evening on Thursday 10 February.
At this occasion two researchers will be awarded the 'Van Wijngaarden Award' for their exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science:
The CWI governing board and the management cordially invite you to attend this soiree.
Location: Oude Lutherse Kerk, Singel 411, Amsterdam (map)
You are most welcome as from 19:15 hrs
|20:00||Welcome||Jan Karel Lenstra|
|20:15||The Price of Anarchy||Éva Tardos|
|21:10||Numerical Analysis in Pictures||John Butcher|
|21:40||Presentation 'Van Wijngaarden Award'||Peter van Laarhoven|
We are looking forward to meet you on 10 February.
Registration is required via http://www.cwi.nl/65jaarcwi
- Prof. dr. ir. Adriaan van Wijngaarden (1916 - 1987) was one of the founding fathers of Computer Science in the Netherlands. From 1961 until 1980 he was director of the Mathematisch Centrum.
- Prof. dr. Leen Stougie is professor Operations Research at the VU University Amsterdam.
- Prof. dr. Éva Tardos is professor Computer Science at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
- Prof. dr. Jan Karel Lenstra is general director of Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and professor Combinatorial Optimization at the Eindhoven University of Technology.
- Prof. dr. Arjen Doelman is professor of Applied Analysis at the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University, and director of the Lorentz Center.
- Prof. dr. John C. Butcher is Honorary Research Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
- Dr. Peter J.M. van Laarhoven is chairman of the governing board of CWI and director Strategy and Airport Development of Schiphol Group.
- Tilman Andris is philosopher and already 20 years a professional conjurer.