Networks and Optimization group news
Sophie Huiberts wins Gijs de Leve Prize
Sophie Huiberts won the Gijs de Leve Prize 2020-2023 for the best PhD thesis in Mathematics of Operations Research in that period. She is the first woman to get this prize.
Daniel Dadush appointed Professor of Geometry of Optimization
Daniel Dadush is appointed Professor of Geometry of Optimization at Utrecht University. This part-time position at UU is in close partnership with CWI, where Daniel is the group leader of the Networks …
Cum laude for Luis Felipe Vargas for research in optimization
Mathematician Luis Felipe Vargas (CWI) received a 'cum laude' degree for his thesis on optimization. His PhD research resulted in a new mathematical insight on approximation bounds for graph parameters.
INFORMS Khachiyan Prize for Monique Laurent
The INFORMS Optimization Society announced that Monique Laurent won the 2023 Khachiyan Prize for outstanding life-time achievements in optimization.
New software detects money laundering faster than ever before
Computer scientists have developed a new tool that enables quicker and more accurate detection of money laundering, with the ability to scan 50 million transactions in less than a second. The tool …
Hundreds of researchers in algorithms gather at CWI
About 300 researchers in algorithms gather together from 4-9 September at the ALGO 2023 conference, which is hosted at CWI.
Three CWI researchers awarded with Veni grant from NWO
Three talented CWI researchers received a Veni grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to develop their own research over the next three years. They focus on topics varying from quantum-safe cryptography …
Simon Telen elected EMYA member
In March 2023, Simon Telen was elected a member of the new Young Academy of the European Mathematical Society (EMYA).