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.
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.
Evolutionary Algorithms for optimization and medical image segmentation
Arkadiy Dushatskiy investigated the application of Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) in optimization problems and proposes a novel approach to medical image segmentation. He focused on the Gene-pool Optimal Mixing Evolutionary Algorithm (GOMEA) and …
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 …
CWI partner in logistics projects related to health and safety
CWI is involved in two research projects in the field of safety, health & care, receiving funding from TKI Dinalog. These projects focus on the optimal deployment of volunteers in emergency situations …