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Van Liere appointed professor of virtual reality

CWI researcher Robert van Liere has been appointed part-time professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology. As of September 1, he holds the chair of virtual reality.

Two Vidi grants for CWI researchers

The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a two Vidi grants to CWI researchers. This was announced by NWO on August 31. Peter Grünwald from the Quantum Computing and Advanced …

Mark Peletier starts as Professor in Eindhoven

Mark Peletier has been appointed Full Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. Currently theme leader of Nonlinear PDEs: Analysis and Scientific Computing (MAS1), Peletier's mathematical …

Professorship for Farhad Arbab

Farhad Arbab has been appointed Leids University Foundation Professor of Software Composition at the Leiden Institute for Advanced Computer Science, Leiden University, at June 1. Arbab has worked at CWI since 1990 …

CWI starts research on Cryptology and Information Security

June 1, 2004 marked the beginning of a new research group on fundamental and practice oriented Cryptology and Information Security (PNA5). The group is led by Ronald Cramer, who recently joined CWI. …

Ronald Cramer appointed Professor

Ronald Cramer has been appointed Professor of Cryptology at the Mathematical Institute, Leiden University on June 1, 2004. Cramer leads CWI's Cryptology and Information Security research group (PNA5). Cramer previously held positions …

Computer assists in cancer detection

Tumor cell detection in tissue samples can be carried out much cheaper with the help of a computer. CWI has developed software that assists pathologists to make a diagnosis. Last week the …

VENI grant for Harry van Zanten

Harry van Zanten received a VENI grant for young talented researchers. This was announced by NWO on July 13, 2004. Van Zanten is researcher at the Vrije Universiteit and seconded at CWI's …