CWI researchers develop new mathematical framework to explain the emergence of large blackouts

The study shows that the statistical distribution of blackout sizes can be linked to city sizes. Bert Zwart and his colleagues indicate that it might be more effective to help consumers react …

CWI researchers develop new mathematical framework to explain the emergence of large blackouts

In Memoriam Willem van Zwet (1934-2020)

Prof. Willem van Zwet from Leiden University was advisor to the Mathematisch Centrum (now called CWI) from 1965-1984, chair of CWI’s Science Committee and Member of the Board. Throughout his career, Van …

In Memoriam Willem van Zwet (1934-2020)

CWI develops new mathematical techniques for optimal relocation and dispatch of fire trucks

On Monday 11 May Dmitrii Usanov will defend his PhD thesis. His research focused on dispatching and relocating resources in the emergency domain and the reduction of response times.

CWI develops new mathematical techniques for optimal relocation and dispatch of fire trucks

NEW PROBABILISTIC TECHNIQUES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF ENERGY NETWORKS UNDER UNCERTAINTY

Tommaso Nesti, PhD student at CWI’s Stochastics group, has developed new mathematical techniques to help model, control and operate modern-day power grids in the presence of uncertainty.

NEW PROBABILISTIC TECHNIQUES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF ENERGY NETWORKS UNDER UNCERTAINTY

CWI starts development of statistical framework for prediction of fires

Recently, a project submitted to NWO-TTW's open technology programme by a consortium consisting of researchers from CWI, UT, Thales and the Twente Fire Brigade has been granted.

CWI starts development of statistical framework for prediction of fires

CWI develops new mathematical tools for analysis of rare events

PhD student Bohan Chen of CWI’s Stochastics group, developed new mathematical tools for rare event analysis. Chen’s PhD research has mainly focused on large deviations theory and rare-event simulation in heavy-tailed settings.

CWI develops new mathematical tools for analysis of rare events

NWO KLEIN grant for Stacey Jeffery and Marie Colette van Lieshout

CWI researchers Stacey Jeffery and Marie Colette van Lieshout have been awarded a grant from the NWO KLEIN programme.

NWO KLEIN grant for Stacey Jeffery and Marie Colette van Lieshout

Amsterdam based Knowledge and health care institutes join forces to improve urgent care for the elderly

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam health & technology institute (ahti), and health care institution SIGRA have joined forces in a new research project called “DOLCE VITA”.

Amsterdam based Knowledge and health care institutes join forces to improve urgent care for the elderly