CWI in Bedrijf 2015: Everything Smart
04-06-2015 from 11:00 to 15:30 Science Park 125, Amsterdam,

Inschrijving geopend! CWI in Bedrijf 2015: Everything SmartDatum en tijd: 4 juni 2015: 13.00-17.30Locatie: Amsterdam Science Park

RISC: Arjen Lenstra & LACAL on Cryptologic Algorithms
06-02-2015 from 09:30 to 15:30 Euler room, CWI Amsterdam,

We cordially invite you to a special RISC seminar on the occasion of the visit of Prof. Arjen Lenstra and (former-) members of his research group LACAL at EPFL in Switzerland: Dr. Anja Becker, Dr. Joppe Bos (NXP), Alina Dudeanu, Dr. Rob Granger, Benjamin Wesolowski. The theme of this LACAL@RISC seminar is Computational Number Theory and Cryptography.

Oratie Roeland Merks (UL)
27-02-2015 from 15:00 to 17:00 Universiteit Leiden, Academiegebouw, Rapenburg 73, Leiden,

Titel: Het molecuul, de cellen en het weefsel: de wiskunde van groei en vorm in tijden van Big Data   See also: https://www.cwi.nl/brief/2015/inaugural-lecture-roeland-merks-at-ul

PhD Defence Bram van Es (SC)
22-04-2015 from 14:00 to 16:00 Technische Universiteit Eindhoven,

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Bram van Es of his dissertation entitled "Numerical methods for anisotropic diffusion". Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. Barry Koren (TU Eindhoven)Co-promotor: dr. H.J. de Blank (FOM-DIFFER)

PhD Defence Jaldert Rombouts (LS)
04-09-2015 from 09:45 to 11:00 VU, Amsterdam,

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Jaldert Rombouts of his dissertation entitled Biologically Plausible Reinforcement Learning. Promotor: Prof.dr. Pieter Roelfsema (VU/NIN/UvA)

PhD Defence Atze van der Ploeg (SWAT)
08-04-2015 from 12:00 to 14:30 Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229-231, 1012 EZ Amsterdam,

Everybody is welcome to attend the public defence of Atze Johannes van der Ploeg of his thesis 'Efficient Abstractions for Visualization and Interaction' Promotor: Prof.dr. Paul Klint (CWI) Copromotor: Dr. Tijs van der Storm (CWI)

PhD Defence Holger Pirk (DA)
01-05-2015 from 10:00 to 12:00 Agnieten kapel, Oudezijdsvoorburgwal 229-231 Amsterdam,

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Holger Pirk, Title: "Waste Not, Want Not! - Managing Relational Data in Asymmetric Memories".   Promotor: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI)

40-ste Woudschotenconferentie
07-10-2015 08:30 to 09-10-2015 11:45 Woudschoten conferentieoord, Zeist,

Van 7-9 oktober 2015 wordt de veertigste Woudschotenconferentie gehouden in het Conferentiecentrum Woudschoten in Zeist. De Woudschotenconferentie wordt jaarlijks georganiseerd door de Nederlands/Vlaamse Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing (WSC).

Voorjaarsbijeenkomst WSC in Antwerpen
08-05-2015 from 07:00 to 14:00 Antwerpen,

Voorjaarsbijeenkomst WSC in AntwerpenOp vrijdag 8 mei 2015 organiseert de Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing haar jaarlijkse voorjaarsbijeenkomst. Dit jaar is de Universiteit van Antwerpen de gastvrouw. Aansluitend op deze bijeenkomst kunnen PhD studenten doorreizen naar de PhDays in België, die gehouden worden van 8 t/m 10 mei.

Masterclass WebRTC hosted at CWI
02-04-2015 from 12:00 to 15:00 CWI, Science Park 123, Amsterdam, the Netherlands,

French Web expert Dominique Hazaël-Massieux presents a masterclass on the current state of WebRTC at the Science Park Amsterdam on Thursday, 2 April 2015.

Pre-Labour Day Database Afternoon
30-04-2015 from 12:00 to 15:00 L017,

For the occasion of the PhD defence of Holger Pirk (MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA) on Friday May 1, 2015, at 12:00 noon in the Agnietenkapel, we are pleased to organize a "Pre-Labour Day Database Afternoon"

PhD Defence Thijs van Ommen (A&C)
10-06-2015 from 13:15 to 16:00 Academiegebouw of Leiden University, Rapenburg 73, Leiden,

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Thijs van Ommen. The dissertation is entitled 'Better Predictions when Models are Wrong or Underspecified'. The informal talk about the thesis will start at 15:15. De defense itself starts at 16:15.  Promotor: Prof. Dr. Peter Grunwald (CWI, A&C/Universiteit Leiden).

PhD Defence Wander Wadman (SC)
18-06-2015 from 08:00 to 09:30 Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229-231, Amsterdam,

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Wander Wadman. The dissertation is entitled 'Assessing power grid reliability using rare event simulation'.   Promotor: Prof. Dr. D.T. Crommelin (CWI, UvA) Copromotor: Prof. Dr. J.E. Frank (UU)

PhD Defence Keith Myerscough (SC)
24-08-2015 from 14:15 to 15:15 Academiegebouw van de Universiteit Utrecht,

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Keith Myerscough of his dissertation entitled Correcting Numerical Simulations for Known Expectations. Promotor: prof.dr.ir. J.E. Frank, Universiteit Utrecht.

Stochastics Meeting Lunteren 2015
09-11-2015 09:30 to 11-11-2015 13:00 Conference centre `De Werelt', Westhofflaan 2, Lunteren,

The 44th annual Meeting of Dutch Statisticians and Probabilists (Bijeenkomst Stochastici) is now open for registration, for anyone who is interested. Six invited speakers will give two lectures of one hour each on topics in statistics or probability. Please visit the website for more information and on-line registration.

PhD Defence Mohammed El-Kebir (LS)
27-10-2015 from 12:45 to 13:45 Aula, VU Amsterdam,

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Mohammed El-Kebir of his dissertation entitled Applications of Combinatorial Optimization to Computational Biology. Promotoren: prof.dr. J. Heringa (VU)                      prof.dr. G.W. Klau (CWI, VU)

PhD Defence Folkert Bleichrodt (SC)
10-11-2015 from 14:00 to 15:00 Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73,

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Folkert Bleichrodt. The dissertation is entitled "Improving Robustness of Tomographic Reconstruction Methods". Promotor:     Prof.dr. K.J. Batenburg (CWI, Universiteit Leiden)

PhD Defence Jannis Teunissen (MD)
12-11-2015 from 15:00 to 16:00 TU Eindhoven,

We herewith invite you to attend the public defence of Jannis Teunissen of his thesis entitled "3D Simulations and Analysis of Pulsed Discharges". Promotor: prof.dr. U.M. Ebert (CWI, TU/e)Copromotor: dr.ir. S. Nijdam (TU/e)