Soiree 65 year Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica

In 2011 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica CWI is celebrating its 65th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone CWI hosts a festive evening on Thursday 10 February.At this occasion two researchers will be awarded the 'Van Wijngaarden Award' for their exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science:

In 2011 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica CWI is celebrating its 65th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone CWI hosts a festive evening on Thursday 10 February.


At this occasion two researchers will be awarded the 'Van Wijngaarden Award' for their exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science:

Éva Tardos and John Butcher

 

The CWI governing board and the management cordially invite you to attend this soiree.
 

Location: Oude Lutherse Kerk, Singel 411, Amsterdam (map)
You are most welcome as from 19:15 hrs

 

20:00 Welcome Jan Karel Lenstra
20:10 Laudatio Leen Stougie
20:15 The Price of Anarchy Éva Tardos
20:45 Intermezzo Tilman Andris
21:05 Laudatio Arjen Doelman
21:10 Numerical Analysis in Pictures John Butcher
21:40 Presentation 'Van Wijngaarden Award' Peter van Laarhoven
21:50 Reception  

 

We are looking forward to meet you on 10 February.

Registration is required via http://www.cwi.nl/65jaarcwi

 

  • Prof. dr. ir. Adriaan van Wijngaarden (1916 - 1987) was one of the founding fathers of Computer Science in the Netherlands. From 1961 until 1980 he was director of the Mathematisch Centrum.
  • Prof. dr. Leen Stougie is professor Operations Research at the VU University Amsterdam.
  • Prof. dr. Éva Tardos is professor Computer Science at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
  • Prof. dr. Jan Karel Lenstra is general director of Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and professor Combinatorial Optimization at the Eindhoven University of Technology.
  • Prof. dr. Arjen Doelman is professor of Applied Analysis at the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University, and director of the Lorentz Center.
  • Prof. dr. John C. Butcher is Honorary Research Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Dr. Peter J.M. van Laarhoven is chairman of the governing board of CWI and director Strategy and Airport Development of Schiphol Group. 
  • Tilman Andris is philosopher and already 20 years a professional conjurer.