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Jacco van Ossenbruggen appointed as Full Professor of Human-Centered Data Science
On 1 June, Jacco van Ossenbruggen has been appointed as Full Professor of Human-Centered Data Science at the Computer Science Department. Together with other VU researchers, as well as those from other institutions, Van Ossenbruggen will continue his data driven research and data analysis with a special stress on “human-centeredness”
Maastricht Summer School | Introduction to Data Science
This course will provide an introduction to data science by covering the basics methods and practices of a data science project. The course is designed around the data science lifecycle to show the techniques for handling a data science project.
The DSC Awards Funding for 15 New Data Science Positions
Through the Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding to help six UvA faculties hire data scientists and engineers. This brings UvA’s total commitment to expanding data-driven research to €4.8 million in 2021 so far.
ELISE | Call for funding
Receive funding up to €60.000. ELISE will select 16 SMEs and start-ups that develop AI services or applications in one of the ELISE/ELLIS focus areas with the support of a Scientific Advisor.
High Performance Computing and Big Data Course
The objective of this course is to introduce individuals with limited programming knowledge to various HPC facilities. At the end of the course, they will be able to use them avoiding common pitfalls, thus saving them money and time.
Animesh Trivedi receives NWO KLEIN-1 grant
Machine Learning from Storage: Democratizing Machine Learning for All Using Scalable, Efficient, Distributed Non-Volatile Memory Storage Technology. Value of the award is 350K euro, to be spread over four years. Animesh Trivedi is Assistant Professor in the Massivizing Computer Systems research group.
Lorentz-eScience Explainable AI Workshop Competition
Every year the eScience Center and the Lorentz Center invite researchers to join the Lorentz-eScience competition. This year the competition aims to host a leading-edge workshop on explainable AI for science.
ADS Research Coupon: Commercial Waste in the City
At the beginning of 2020, ADS awarded a €5,000 research coupon to the HvA and the City of Amsterdam to employ a research assistant to measure the impact of “Reinigingsrecht” on household waste facilities in Amsterdam.
Dutch Applied AI Award
Last year, during the Month of the AAI in November, the Centre of Expertise Applied Artificial Intelligence presented the Dutch Applied AI Award for the first time. This year they are back for a second edition. The award is part of the Computable Awards and is for suppliers of AI solutions, start-ups in the AI field and good examples of the implementation of AI.