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Stieltjes Prize 2021-2022 for Sophie Huiberts and Freek Witteveen

Sophie Huiberts, former PhD student of CWI, has been awarded the Stieltjes Prize 2021-2022 for the best PhD thesis in mathematics in the Netherlands. CWI also hosted the other winner, Freek Witteveen.

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eScience Center grants CWI project on differentiable programming

Benjamin Sanderse and his Scientific Computing group received a grant from the Netherlands eScience Center to develop a new software framework. This framework will be used to discover new physics models using …

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Peter Boncz appointed ACM Fellow

CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). Boncz is specifically selected for his contributions to the design of columnar, …

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Co-founder DuckDB selected Technology Talent of 2023 by magazine De Ingenieur

Former CWI researcher Mark Raasveldt is one of 15 Technology Talents of 2023 selected by magazine De Ingenieur.

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Hannes Mühleisen appointed as professor at Radboud University

As of January 1, Hannes Mühleisen has been appointed professor by special appointment of Data Engineering at the Faculty of Science's Institute of Radboud University.

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Award for thesis on biased book recommendation systems

Julia Sudnik won the Amsterdam Data Science thesis award. She did an internship at CWI on ‘The effect of feedback loops on fairness in rankings from recommendation systems’.

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ADS Data & Drinks on Machine Learning and MotherDuck

You are cordially invited to a free “Drinks & Data” meetup (organised by CWI and ADS) with three prominent speakers from the CIDR2023 conference.


Marten van Dijk appointed as endowed professor at VU Amsterdam

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Executive Board has appointed Marten van Dijk (CWI) as endowed professor in Secure and Intelligent Computing, effective from 8 November 2022.

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