Networks and Optimization group news
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).
Stieltjes Prize 2021-2022 for Sophie Huiberts and Freek Witteveen
Sophie Huiberts, former PhD student of CWI, has been awarded the Stieltjes Prize 2021-2022 for the best PhD thesis in mathematics in the Netherlands. CWI also hosted the other winner, Freek Witteveen.
CWI researchers win Best Paper Award at SPIRE 2022
Wiktor Zuba, Solon Pissis and 4 co-authors were awarded the Best Paper Award of SPIRE 2022 for their paper ‘Subsequence Covers of Words’. Their research has potential applications in bioinformatics and data …
CWI Fellow co-edits book about Edsger Wybe Dijkstra
In July 2022, the book 'Edsger Wybe Dijkstra: His Life, Work, and Legacy', edited by CWI Fellow Krzysztof Apt and Tony Hoare, was published. From '52-'62, Turing Award winner Dijkstra worked at …
Lucas Slot wins 2022 KWG PhD Prize
Lucas Slot, PhD student at CWI, won the annual KWG prize for PhD students for his research and presentation at the Dutch Mathematical Conference (NMC) in 2022.
New mathematical insights on popular optimization methods
The widely used simplex algorithm (1947) is one of the algorithms that work well in practice, while according to the theory, this should not always be possible. Sophie Huiberts (CWI) and her …