CWI publishes news item about its research, education and the social impact of this research on a regular basis. In addition to news items, we also publish more extensive stories about high-profile research or about CWI contributing to tackling social issues.
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 …
Tristan van Leeuwen appointed as Professor of Computational Inverse Problems
Utrecht University has announced the appointment of Tristan van Leeuwen as professor of Computational Inverse Problems, starting from October 1st.
ESORICS 2023 Outstanding Research Award for Ronald Cramer
Cryptographer Ronald Cramer (CWI and Leiden University) has been awarded the ESORICS 2023 Outstanding Research Award.
Database startup MotherDuck raises $52 million to grow DuckDB-based platform
Duck DB database technology was developed at CWI by the Database Architectures group.
Identifying the creator of an artwork by fingerprint examination
Researchers used CWI’s FleX-ray scanner to examine a Rijksmuseum statue and discovered the characteristics of the artist.
CWI and Inria kick off intensive research collaboration, tackling societal challenges
The research partners join forces to explore solutions in key research areas.
Best paper award at International Conference on Very Large Data Bases
CWI’s Database Architectures group was recognized for the paper “The LDBC Social Network Benchmark: Business Intelligence Workload”.
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.