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ERC Advanced Grant for CWI cryptographer Ronald Cramer

CWI cryptographer Ronald Cramer has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million euro for his proposal 'Algebraic Methods for Stronger Crypto'. He leads the Cryptology Research group at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam and is a full professor at the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University. The European Research Council awards these most prestigious personal grants to outstanding, well-established scientists with novel ideas towards high-risk, groundbreaking research that impacts both science and society at large.

CWI & Databricks: Big Data in Amsterdam

Amsterdam wants to play a leading international role in the development of data science research. In Big Data Amsterdam, Financieele Dagblad journalist Job Woudt interviews Amsterdam Data Science researchers on the functioning of the ecosystem where companies and knowledge institutions in Amsterdam collaborate in the area of ​​Big Data.

Cells’ own contractions stimulate growth orientation

During the growth of embryos cells align with forces from the surrounding tissue. These forces originate from differences in growth rates, muscle contractions or gravity. Mathematicians at the CWI research centre in Amsterdam now showed for the first time that active cell contractions can accelerate and facilitate this reorientation of cells. Their research was recently published in the leading Biophysical Journal (112).


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April 4 Tuesday

Apr 04, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Senaatszaal of the Auditorium, Mekelweg 5, Delft

Everyone is invited to atttend the public defense of Qian Feng of her PhD thesis: Advanced Estimation of Credit Valuation Adjustment Promotor: prof.dr. Kees Oosterlee

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April 13 Thursday

Apr 13, 2017 from 01:45 PM to 03:00 PM
Leiden (Academiegebouw, Rapenburg 73)

Everyone is invited to atttend the public defense of Linda Plantagie of her PhD thesis:Algebraic filters for Filtered BackprojectionPromotor: Prof. dr. K. J. Batenburg

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May 8 Monday

May 08, 2017 11:00 AM to May 12, 2017 01:00 PM
Madrid, Spain

The goal of this initiative is to bring together scholars and practitioners to work on open financial problems, trying to find out a viable solution.