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How higher mathematics generates innovation in healthcare

Scientists at CWI pursuing life sciences and health research are committed to designing models with direct applications to challenges in healthcare. Their work varies from optimizing treatment plans for cancer patients and …

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Saving Lives With Mathematics

"We have developed methods and models that ensure that ambulances arrive on time more often. For us, it's not just about publishing in top scientific journals. Our work is primarily an example …

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Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai interviewed by Radio 1

Rob van der Mei (CWI and VU) and Sandjai Bhulai (VU) were being interviewed in the radio show 'Spraakmakers' on national Dutch radio, NPO Radio 1, as joint winners of the 2021 …

Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai interviewed by Radio 1

2021 Huibregtsen Award to CWI's Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai (VU)

Rob van der Mei (CWI/VU) and Sandjai Bhulai (VU) have been named the joint winners of the 2021 Huibregtsen Award for their research project on ‘Mathematics for a safer and healthier Netherlands’.

2021 Huibregtsen Award to CWI's Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai (VU)

Maths students contribute to coronavirus vaccination planning

Five Master's students of VU Amsterdam developed a mathematical model that has greatly improved the planning of coronavirus vaccinations in the Netherlands, so people could be vaccinated more quickly. The students were …

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Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai nominated for Huibregtsen prize for innovative research

The jury praises the efficiency and elegance of their mathematical solutions, but most of all the effort Bhulai and Van der Mei put in to make sure their work truly benefits society.

2021 Huibregtsen Award to CWI's Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai (VU)

Millions of tonnes less CO2 emissions by recycling plastic insulation materials

CWI is part of a large European consortium that has received 15.7 million euro for demonstrating that the waste stream of high-performance plastics, which are heavily used as insulation material in the …

Millions of tonnes less CO2 emissions by recycling plastic insulation materials

Transportation Research Board Showcase Paper for Stochastics Researchers

Their article "Long-Term Forecasting of Off-Street Parking Occupancy for Smart Cities was" selected by the Transportation Demand Committee from more than 100 papers submitted in 2020.

Transportation Research Board Showcase Paper for Stochastics Researchers