DIAMANT Symposium November 2012
In the registration form (see below) Ph.D. students and postdocs can propose to give a talk (submit title and abstract).
A list with abstracts can be found here
. The programme
is now available. The special afternoon will take place on Friday. The programme starts Thursday at 11:00 AM.
Conference fee + accommodation
There is partial DIAMANT support for DIAMANT members---provided that they register early enough. DIAMANT members are full and associate professors listed here
, as well as their research group members.
The registration form can be found here
The symposium venue is Kaap Doorn Conferentiecentrum
in Doorn. The venue can easily be reached by bus from NS train station Driebergen-Zeist. One takes bus 50 in the direction of Wageningen and gets off at bus stop Sandenburg, near the village of Doorn.
Mathematics cluster DIAMANT
Special functions and special numbers10-7-2013 - 12-7-2013
Stieltjes Prize for Jop Briet31-10-2012
On October 31st, Jop Briët (CWI) was awarded the Stieltesprijs 2011, the prize for the best PhD thesis in Dutch mathematics. In 2011 Briët defended his thesis `Grothendieck Inequalities, nonlocal games and optimization’ at UvA under the supervision of Prof. H. M. Buhrman. He introduced new variants of the famous inequality of Grothendieck and applied them to computer science, physics and mathematics. The prize amounts to 2,500 euros. Read more.
Turing Centenary Research Scholarship for Rutger Kuyper20-6-2012
Rutger Kuyper, a PhD candidate funded by DIAMANT, has received one of three Turing Centenary Research Scholarships for his research on probability and logic. This scholarship, in honour of the centennial celebration of Alan Turing, has been awarded on 23 June (the birthday of Turing) in Manchester. The £ 45000 will allow him to spend significant time abroad to work with international experts in the field. Read more
Best Paper award at STOC for Ronald de Wolf et al.30-5-2012
A 26 year old claim for a solution of the P=NP problem has finally been fully refuted by
a group of researcher, incl. Ronald de Wolf (CWI). The researchers presented their findings on the Symposium on Theory of Computing 2012
(STOC ’12), this week in New York. They shared the symposium’s Best Paper Award for their work.
6 DIAMANT postdoc positions offered13-12-2011
The DIAMANT board has decided to offer 6 one-year postdoc positions, to be filled in in the context of the new DIAMANT round that started this summer. The candidates are: Eric Delaygue (Grenoble/UU), Andrew Drucker (MIT/CWI), Rachel Newton (Cambridge/UL), Jungyook Park (POSTECH, Korea/TU/e and TiU), Kieran Roberts (Birmingham/TU/e) and Marco Streng (Warwick/VU).