4th SDP days

21-3-2013 - 22-3-2013

This a two-days meeting (at CWI Amsterdam) for those who are interested in semidefinite programming and its application to combinatorial optimization, complexity theory, mathematical physics, geometry, and graph theory.

There will be nine lectures by Per Austrin (KTH, Stockholm),  Christine Bachoc (University of Bordeaux), Francois Glineur (Louvain-la-Neuve),  Joao Gouveia (Coimbra), Konstantin Makarychev (Microsoft), Markus Schweighofer
(Konstanz), Renata Sotirov (Tilburg),  Juan Vera (Tilburg), and Stephanie Wehner (NUS, Singapore). Additionally there will be several lectures by young researchers.

Participation is free. If you like to participate, please send an email to Frank Vallentin before March 8, 2013 so that we can plan the coffee and lunch breaks.

For further information see this URL.

Nikhil Bansal (TU Eindhoven), Monique Laurent (CWI Amsterdam, Tilburg University), Frank Vallentin (TU Delft, CWI Amsterdam)

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ERC Starting grant for Daniel Dadush

Daniel Dadush (CWI) has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 ME for his proposal ‘Towards a Quantitative Theory of Integer Programming’. With this grant, Dadush aims to revolutionize the understanding of integer programming (IP), the most popular method used today for finding optimal solutions to real-world optimization problems.

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VICI grant for Nikhil Bansal

Nikhil Bansal has been awarded a Vici grant of 1.5 ME. He is one of the 35 academics to receive this grant from NWO in 2018. Bansal aims to use his grant to develop new algorithmic methods to make discrete decisions in a continuous way. He expects this to lead to applications in the fields of logistics, bio-informatics, chip design and machine learning.

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3 DIAMANT PhD positions awarded

NWO, following a shortlist provided by the DIAMANT board, has decided to award 3 PhD positions to young DIAMANT members: Dion Gijswijt (TU Delft), Jan Steffen Müller (RUG) and Arno Kret (UvA).
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DIAMANT funding continued

The funding of all four mathematics clusters has been continued by NWO. For the coming two years 85 kE will be available in each cluster.
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