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Oratie prof.dr. Klaas Slooten

03-21-17

Bijzonder hoogleraar Klaas Slooten houdt op 24 februari zijn oratie over de wiskundige kanten van forensisch DNA-bewijs. Aan de hand van DNA-onderzoek door forensische laboratoria worden sporen aan personen gekoppeld, en worden familierelaties onderzocht. Als een verdachte en een spoor hetzelfde DNA-profiel hebben, spreekt men van een ‘match’.

Business Analytics student breaks world record

11-16-16

Mats Valk holds a new world record in solving Rubik’s cube. On November 6 he managed to solve Rubik’s cube in just 4.74 seconds during the Jawa Timur Open 2016 competition in Indonesia.

VU master student Madelon de Kemp wins ASML graduation award

11-07-16

VU mathematics student Madelon de Kemp has won the ASML Afstudeerprijs voor Wiskunde. The price is worth 5.000 euro and will be presented on November 28th by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW).

Bob Rink benoemd tot hoogleraar niet-lineaire analyse

09-01-16

De VU benoemt per 1 september Bob Rink tot hoogleraar niet-lineaire analyse bij de afdeling Wiskunde.

Sandjai Bhulai benoemd tot hoogleraar Business Analytics

09-01-16

The Executive Board has appointed Bhulai to the Chair of Business Analytics from of September 1st , 2016 at the Department Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences.

Bob Rink benoemd tot hoogleraar niet-lineaire analyse

09-01-16

De VU benoemt per 1 september Bob Rink tot hoogleraar niet-lineaire analyse bij de afdeling Wiskunde.

Bob Rink benoemd tot hoogleraar niet-lineaire analyse

09-01-16

De VU benoemt per 1 september Bob Rink tot hoogleraar niet-lineaire analyse bij de afdeling Wiskunde.

VIDI grant for Sander Dahmen

05-17-16

Sander Dahmen receives a VIDI grant from NWO for his research in number theory

Prof. dr. M.A. Kaashoek is honorary member of KWG

04-15-16

On March 22, 2016 the Dutch Royal Mathematical Society (KWG) appointed Prof. dr. M.A. Kaashoek, professor emeritus for Analysis and Operator Theory at the Department of Mathematics at VU, as one of its honorary members.

25 years of Business Analytics at VU

04-14-16

This month we are celebrating 25 years of Business Analytics at VU Amsterdam.

Research review

04-14-16

Over the last months there has been a research evaluation of Dutch Mathematics. The research conducted in the Department of Mathematics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has been evaluated as very good and is considered excellent with respect to the relevance for society.

2nd Mini-Workshop on Symplectic Geometry

10-07-15

On October 7, 2015 the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam hosted a Mini-Workshop on Symplectic Geometry. The speakers were Leonid Polterovich (Tel Aviv), Alexandru Oancea (Paris), Barney Bramham (Bochum), and Sheila Sandon (Strasbourg).

European Meeting of Statisticians

07-06-15

In July 2015, the European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS), the main conference in statistics and probability in Europe, was held at VU University Amsterdam. Professor M. de Gunst was one of the joint organizers.

Emeritus Professor Kobus Oosterhoff passed away

06-08-15

On May 27, 2015, Jacobus (Kobus) Oosterhoff passed away at the age of 82. Kobus was professor in Mathematical Statistics at the VU from 1974 until his retirement in 1996. He was also Chairman of the Department of Mathematics several times, and Dean of the former Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

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