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.

Sophie Huiberts giving a lecture at CWI. Picture: Léa Junger (ca. 2022). With focus area.

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 …

Daniel Dadush. Picture: UU (Harold van de Kamp)

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.

PhD defence of CWI's Luis Felipe Vargas at Tilburg University, 3 November 2023 (group picture 3). With focal area.

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.

Monique Laurent (NB please keep focal area)

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 …

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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.

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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 …

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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).

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