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  • 8 Oct 2015
    Internship of two Innopolis researchers

    Dr. Rasheed Hussain and Dr. Junaid Ahsenali Chaudhry started their internship at SNE, in the context of a co-operation between Innopolis University (Kazan, Russia) and UvA. Rasheed Hussain is Assistant Professor and ...

  • 8 Oct 2015
    Funding for joint UvA, VUA, KNAW, Elsevier project

    Amsterdam Data Science enters into a new collaboration with Elsevier and KNAW. As part of the NWO Creative Industry program, NWO and Elsevier will jointly fund the Re-Search project, on searching research data sets.

  • 8 Oct 2015
    Launch MOOC on Business Process Management

    The first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Business Process Management will launch on 12 October 2015. Hajo Reijers of the VU participated as one of the lecturers.

  • 8 Oct 2015
    VU Researcher Cristiano Giuffrida wins Dennis M. Ritchie award

    Cristiano Giuffrida received the prestigious SIGOPS Dennis M. Ritchie award for the best PhD in computer systems worldwide for his thesis entitled 'Safe and Automatic Live Update'.

  • 1 Oct 2015
    Opening Netherlands Institute for Conservation Art and Science

    On 25 September 2015 the Netherlands Institute for Conservation Art and Science (NICAS) has been launched.

  • 1 Oct 2015
    Interview with Max Welling in 'Financieel Dagblad'

    On Saturday, 26 September 2015 an article written by Max Welling (Amlab) appeared in the 'Financieel Dagblad'. The article is the first of series of articles on 'The Power of Predictions'. It reports on the impact of ...

  • 1 Oct 2015
    New interim director of education of MSc Software Engineering

    As of 24 September 2015 Hans Dekkers (Lecturers Group) has been appointed interim director of education of MSc Software Engineering

  • 1 Oct 2015
    Amlab Video Club Sackler Colloquium

    On Wednesdays 12:30-13:30 we will jointly watch some of the video recordings of presentations given at the recent Sackler Colloquium 'Drawing Causal Inference from Big Data' of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • 29 Sep 2015
    Wanted: your ideas on the cyberinfrastructure at the New University (NU) building

    The New University building (NU, see link below) that is currently being constructed at the VU Campus will be the envisioned new home for the VU and UvA information sciences departments.

  • 29 Sep 2015
    New colleague: Gosia Migut

    Gosia Migut has joined Minor Programming as a lecturer Data Processing. Previously, she has been a researcher in the field of Visual Analytics.

  • 29 Sep 2015
    New colleague: Dick Heinhuis

    Dick Heinhuis started as lecturer at the Informatics Institute. His activities include: coordination of the bachelor thesis in Information Science and Information Studies Master's thesis, supervising bachelor and ...

  • 29 Sep 2015
    VU CS: LOD Laundromat awarded 3rd place in European LOD Award competition

    During the annual Semantics Conference in Vienna (Semantics Vienna 2015) the LOD Laundromat was awarded the 3rd place in the European LOD Award competition. The 1st place went to the OpenPHACTS organization.

  • 22 Sep 2015
    University of Amsterdam and Qualcomm open QUVA-lab

    By completing a jig-saw-puzzle during the official opening on 15 September 2015, University of Amsterdam’s President Dymph van den Boom and Qualcomm Senior Vice President Nagraj Kashyap marked the start of the new ...

  • 17 Sep 2015
    'Best new eScience service or project' award for Alexandru Uta

    We are proud to announce that during the 11th IEEE International Conference on eScience in Munich (31 August to 4 September 2015) Alexandru Uta was awarded for the 'Best new eScience service or project'. His research ...

  • 17 Sep 2015
    NRC Handelsblad interviews two AI BSc students

    Caitlin Lagrand and Houda Alberts, second year Artificial Intelligence BSc students, were interviewed by NRC Handelsblad.

  • 11 Sep 2015
    VU CS: New colleague: Banu Aysolmaz

    Banu Aysolmaz started as a post doc in the Business Informatics (BusI) group at the VU.

  • 10 Sep 2015
    New Management Team members

    The Informatics Institute welcomes two new members to the Management Team.

  • 8 Sep 2015
    Visitors: Thorsten Joachims, Tobias Schnabel and Adith Swaminathan

    The institute welcomes Thorsten Joachims, Tobias Schnabel and Adith Swaminathan as visitors.

  • 8 Sep 2015
    New colleagues ILPS

    Three new colleagues have joined ILPS.

  • 8 Sep 2015
    New colleagues QUVA-Lab

    The institute welcomes two new colleagues, Hendrik Heuer and Stratis Gavves, at the QUVA-Lab. The QUVA Lab is a joint research Lab focussed on advancing the state of the art in machine learning techniques for mobile ...