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

First prize for logistic innovation COVID-19 vaccination strategy

The jury was impressed by the submission titled ‘A fast and responsive supply chain’ by CWI (Rob van der Mei) and HvA (Dennis Moeke).

First prize for logistic innovation COVID-19 vaccination strategy

KUHN Award for Stochastics researchers

Naval Research Logistics (NRL) has awarded the Harald W. Kuhn Award 2020 to Bernard Zweers, Rob van der Mei and Sandjai Bhulai (VU) for their paper “Optimizing barge utilization in hinterland container …

KUHN Award for Stochastics researchers

CWI researchers analyze suicide prevention help calls during pandemic

Salim Salmi, PhD-student in CWI's Stochastics group, analyzed conversations between Stichting 113 Suicide Prevention caregivers and clients before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CWI researchers analyze suicide prevention help calls during pandemic

Cum laude for optimization of hinterland transportation

At large deep-sea ports tens of thousands of containers are handled daily. PhD student Bernard Zweers of CWI's Stochastics group investigated how these containers can be transported to the hinterland as efficient …

Cum laude for optimization of hinterland transportation