We are happy to announce that Krzysztof R. Apt is appointed CWI Fellow on 1 April 2008. This title is given to outstanding members of CWI's research staff and offers them full freedom in research. Krzysztof Apt has an excellent service record. At CWI Apt is member of the research group Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization. He is also Professor at the Institute of Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam. In 2006 he was appointed member of the Academia Europæa. He is founder and past Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions in Computational Logic. Apt published four books and numerous journal articles, in computer science, mathematical logic and, more recently, game theory.
The research of Krzysztof Apt deserves broad attention. In honour of his appointment CWI organizes a symposium on game theory on 27 May 2008. Invited distinguished speakers on this Game Theory Day at CWI are Christos Papadimitriou (University of California, Berkeley) and Dov Samet (Tel Aviv University).