Ronald de Wolf

Full Name
Prof.dr. R.M. de Wolf
Function(s)
Scientific Staff Member, Professor - Universiteit van Amsterdam
Email
Ronald.de.Wolf@cwi.nl
Telephone
+31 20 592 4078
Room
L234
Department(s)
Algorithms and Complexity
Homepage
http://homepages.cwi.nl/~rdewolf/

Biography

Ronald de Wolf (1973) studied computer science and philosophy at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, with a focus on logic-based machine learning. He obtained his PhD in 2001 from the University of Amsterdam and CWI on a thesis about quantum computation and communication complexity, advised by Harry Buhrman and Paul Vitanyi. Subsequently he spent a postdoctoral year at UC Berkeley. Currently he is a senior researcher at CWI and full professor at the University of Amsterdam.

Publications

Current projects with external funding

  • Progress in quantum computing:Algorithms, communication, and applications (QPROGRESS)

Professional activities

  • Professor: Universiteit van Amsterdam [UvA]
  • Editor: Journal: Theory of Computing - [TOC]
  • Editor: Journal: Quantum Information and Computation
  • Editor: SIAM Journal on Computing;

Grants

  • ERC Consolidator Grant (2013)
  • NWO TOP-grant Samen met Monique Laurent en Nikhil Bansal (2013)
  • Vidi Innovational Research Grant NWO (2008)
  • Veni Innovational Research Grant NWO (2005)

Awards

  • STOC'12 Best Paper Award : Semidefinite Extended Formulations: Exponential Separation and Strong Lower Bounds. In 44th Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC 12) (2012)
  • Cor Baayen Award (2003)