Workshop on algebraic combinatorics18-6-2015 - 18-6-2015
A workshop on algebraic combinatorics will be held on 18 June 2015 at Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
Invited speakers are:
Aart Blokhuis - Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Sebastian Cioaba - University of Delaware
Miquel Àngel Fiol - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Monique Laurent - Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica Amsterdam/Tilburg University
Oriol Serra - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
In addition to these plenary lectures, a limited number of slots for contributed talks of about 20 minutes is available. The deadline for the submission of contributed talks is 1 April 2015.
The workshop is open to all and free of charge, but registration is required before 1 June 2015.
More information can be found at the website of the workshop.
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Mathematics cluster DIAMANT
3 DIAMANT PhD positions awarded19-12-2017
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).
DIAMANT funding continued 19-12-2017
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.
NWO Call for Tenure Track positions22-7-2016
NWO has opened a call for tenure track positions. Proposals for these positions, which include one PhD position for each tenure track position, can be submitted directly to NWO by professors from the 4 mathematics clusters, including Diamant. Diamant professors are warmly encouraged to submit proposals. Read more.
Dion Gijswijt and Jordan Ellenberg independently substantially improve capset bound 25-5-2016
A capset in a finite dimensional vector space over the field with 3 elements is a subset that contains no 3-term arithmetic progressions. Dion Gijswijt (TU Delft) and Jordan Ellenberg have independently obtained a bound on the size of a capset that for the first time improves substantially on the trivial bound 3^n. Read more in Terence Tao's blog about these developments.