AI investments highly profitable in the Amsterdam region
Every €1 invested in R&D for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Amsterdam region can generate more than €5 in extra economic prosperity in the long term. This is the outcome of research into the added value of R&D investments in AI, carried out by SEO Economic Research on behalf of the Amsterdam coalition AI Technology for People and Amsterdam Data Science.
Data Science Day 2021
The inaugural Data Science Day showcased the data-driven research taking place at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and was hosted by the Data Science Centre. Pitch presentations from 10 researchers across five faculties at UvA demonstrated the data science they are doing and keynote speaker, Suzy Moat, took the audience on a scenic journey to explore if beautiful environments are good for our health and happiness.
The UvA Data Science Center announces 7 new interdisciplinary data science PhD positions
The UvA Data Science Center (DSC) has announced seven new interdisciplinary PhD positions. These mark new collaborations between all seven faculties at the university. The PhD positions will research new data science methods that help to tackle challenging problems in a given domain.
New IPN Special Interest Group
The new IPN Special Interest Group 'Future Computer Systems and Networking' has been set up together with Paola Grosso, professor of Multi-Scale Networked Systems (UvA), Fernando Kuipers, professor of Internet Science (TU Delft) and Alexandru Iosup, professor of Massivizing Computer Systems (VU Amsterdam).
Rob van der Mei (CWI) and Sandjai Bhulai (VU) receive 2021 Huibregtsen Award
Professor of applied mathematics, Rob van der Mei (CWI/VU), and professor of business analytics, Sandjai Bhulai (VU), have been named the joint winners of the 2021 Huibregtsen Award for their research project on ‘Mathematics for a safer and healthier Netherlands’.