(NMC and) DIAMANT Symposium Spring 2018
On 4+5 april 2018
the DIAMANT Symposium will be held at Hotel Koningshof in Veldhoven
. The Dutch Mathematical Congress (NMC2018)
is held at the same location, on 3+4 april 2018.
The NMC2018 will feature a DIAMANT minisymposium (on 4 april), with talks by Frank Vallentin (U Koeln) and Ada Boralevi (Politecnico di Torino).
The Diamant symposium proper starts on 4 april at 7 PM with a conference dinner, after the NMC2018 has closed. The scientific programme of the Diamant symposium starts on 5 april at 9 AM.
Invited speakers of the DIAMANT symposium of 5 april include Christian Haase (FU Berlin), Djordjo Milovic (UC London) and Frits Spieksma (KU Leuven/TU/e).
How to contribute a talk
PhD students and postdocs are warmly welcomed to submit a contributed talk (25-30 mins.) to the Diamant symposium. In the registration form (see below) there is an option to submit title and abstract. Alternatively, after registration, a title+abstract can be sent to Robin de Jong at a later date.
A growing list with abstracts can be found here.
The symposium starts with a dinner on Wednesday 4 april, 7:00 PM, after the NMC has closed. The scientific programme starts on Thursday at 9:00 AM and ends around 4:00 PM and can be found here.
Conference fee + accommodation
There is full DIAMANT support for DIAMANT members (for the symposium, NOT for the NMC!). DIAMANT members are full and associate professors listed here
, as well as their research group members.
The registration form can be found here
Mathematics cluster DIAMANT
Full professor position in Discrete Mathematics in Delft1-11-2018
Delft Institute of Applied mathematics, Delft University of Technology, seeks a full Professor in the field of Discrete Mathematics. A description of the position can be found here. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.
ERC Starting grant for Daniel Dadush26-9-2018
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.
VICI grant for Nikhil Bansal26-9-2018
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.
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).