News

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.

Ronald Cramer gives inaugural lecture Leiden University

In 2004 Ronald Cramer has been appointed professor Cryptology at the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University. On December 21 2007 he gives his inaugural lecture in Leiden at 16.15 hrs. Poortgebouw, Rijnsburgerweg …

PlayStation 3 used to predict next US president

Can scientists correctly predict the outcome of the 2008 US presidential elections? That is the big question of the new Nostradamus website, launched on November 30, 2007 by researchers Marc Stevens (CWI, …

Successful Start for CWI's New Building

The building activities for the new wing of the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI) formally started on November 20, 2007. Peter Nijkamp (chairman of the Governing Board of NWO), Cees de …

Solving financial problems efficiently - Oosterlee appointed professor

CWI researcher Kees Oosterlee has been appointed professor 'Hierarchical numerical methods' at the TU Delft on October 15, 2007. Oosterlee efficiently solves mathematical problems from industry with numerical methods. His focus is …

Better automatic updates for component-based software

Software companies regularly launch new releases of their products. Providing these software updates is a crucial aspect of quality assurance, customer satisfaction and safety. Extensions and repairs should be installed as soon …

PhD with honours for Jeroen Wackers

Jeroen Wackers, former PhD student at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), received his PhD degree 'cum laude' (with honours) on 5 November 2007 at Delft University of Technology (TUD). The …

Petition for immediate reopening case Lucia de B.

Renowned international scientists and medical experts request the immediate reopening of the case against Lucia de B. Justice Minister Hirsch Ballin and Secretary of State Albayrak receive petition concerning the case of …

CWI spin-off Software Improvement Group wins national Innovator Award 2007

CWI spin-off Software Improvement Group won the national Innovator Award 2007 during the National ICT Event on 23 October 2007. This award, an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, is one …