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  • 26 Oct 2017
    Hamideh Afsarmanesh appointed adjunct professor at Beijing Jiaotong

    On 19 October 2017 Hamideh Afsarmanesh was appointed adjunct professor at Beijing Jiaotong University in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the fields of information management and collaborative systems.

  • 24 Oct 2017
    Maarten de Rijke receives the prestigious Tony Kent Strix Award

    Maarten de Rijke, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam received the Tony Kent Strix Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of information retrieval in its widest ...

  • 11 Oct 2017
    UvA and SURFsara organise course on High Performance Computing and Big Data

    From 2 January - 2 February 2018 researchers from the UvA and high performance computing experts from the SURFsara organize a course where researchers and engineers can learn about HPC, discuss their specific ...

  • 5 Oct 2017
    Launch initative National Big Data Infrastructure

    Professor Cees de Laat of System and Network Engineering (Informatics Institue) is one of the initiators to set up a national Big Data infrastructure. In order to unlock the value of distributed datasets an ...

  • 3 Oct 2017
    IXA Breakfast workshops on valorisation

    IXA organises a new series of workshops in the form of breakfast sessions on various topics on valorisation. The workshops are very practical to get you started immediately. Participation is free of charge but ...

  • 26 Sep 2017
    'The Virtual Human' IMAX event at the Science Museum Lates

    Alfons Hoekstra participated in the London Science Museum IMAX event on September 27th 2017 dedicated to the virtual human. This event was part of the Science Museum Lates series.

  • 13 Sep 2017
    EU funding for Deep Learning project

    UvA-scientist Andy Pimentel has received a grant of about €350.000 as partner of the ALOHA project. The purpose is to develop a software framework for runtime-Adaptive and secure Deep Learning On Heterogeneous ...

  • 13 Sep 2017
    Computer scientists participate in PROCESS

    Adam Belloum and Rob Nieuwpoort together with a to be appointed PhD student of the System Network Engineering group, will work on PROviding Computing solutions for ExaScale challengeS (PROCESS) that will run from ...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Building the data science profession

    Yuri Demchenko en Adam Belloum of System and Network Engineering ( Informatica Institute) worked together with six partners from different countries across Europe to establish the Data Science profession for Europe.

  • 6 Sep 2017
    AI Bachelor project leads to publication

    The thesis of Eelco van der Wel (UvA) student BSc Artificial Intelligence has been accepted to the ISMIR (International Society for Music Information Retrieval) conference 2017 in Suzhou, China.

  • 30 Aug 2017
    ADS: International Visiting Researchers Programme

    Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) invites applications from ADS researchers and partner organisations for the Amsterdam Academic Alliance (AAA) Funded International Visiting Researchers Programme.

  • 17 Aug 2017
    Qualcomm Bolsters Position in Artificial Intelligence Research, Outlines its Vision for the Future

    Qualcomm Technologies is announcing the acquisition of Scyfer B.V., a company affiliated with University of Amsterdam. The acquisition of Scyfer brings with it a founder and renowned professor at the University of ...

  • 16 Aug 2017
    UvA spin-off company Scyfer acquired by Qualcomm

    UvA spin-off Scyfer BV has been taken over by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), an international market leader in next generation mobile chips. Scyfer is specialised in machine learning and artificial intelligence ...

  • 11 Aug 2017
    Arnold Smeulders receives prestigious Multimedia Award for outstanding technical contributions

    The 2017 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Prof. Dr. Arnold ...

  • 14 Jul 2017
    UvA partnership with Microsoft Research Lab Cambridge

    The Machine Learning Lab at the University of Amsterdam (AMLAB) led by Professor Max Welling starts a partnership with the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge. The partnership aims to foster new research talent ...

  • 29 Jun 2017
    University of Amsterdam and ITMO University renew partnership agreement

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and ITMO University (Saint Petersburg, Russia) will continue their long-time tradition of cooperation after extending their partnership agreement for another five years. The document ...

  • 21 Jun 2017
    Computable Awards Nomination for Amsterdam School of Data Science

    The newly created Amsterdam School of Data Science has been successfully nominated for the Computable Awards 2017: ‘ICT Educator of the Year’, the winner of which will be announced on 31 October.

  • 21 Jun 2017
    How to make a time machine

    'How to make a time machine' is an interactive video work from Daniel Buzzo, Leader of the Human Centred Multimedia Master track, Informatics Institute UvA. This new interactive video art installation will be at the ...

  • 21 Jun 2017
    FGCS among the top Computer Science Journals in the world

    Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) is with a 5-year Impact Factor of 4.8 now ranked among the top Computer Science Journals in the world. Editor in Chief is Peter Sloot, Computational Science Lab, Informatics ...

  • 21 Jun 2017
    What is the impact of visualization on science?

    Gábor Závodszky from the Computational Science Lab (UvA) and Paul Melis (SURFsara) presented results from high-performance simulations of cellular blood flows using various visualization techniques.