CWI Fellow Martin Kersten Receives Royal Decoration
Kersten received his decoration at the CWI Lectures, an annual conference revolving around one of CWI’s research themes. This year, the Lectures revolved around database research, in recognition of Kersten’s retirement earlier this year. The decoration was awarded by Hilde van Garderen, deputy mayor of Almere, which is Kersten’s city of residence. In her speech, Van Garderen lauded Kersten’s extensive scientific and managerial merits in pioneering database research.
The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at BSc and Master level. The Awards are open to students from all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes.
On the 22nd of September LAB42 will host its Grand Opening from 15:00 onwards. LAB42 is an international hub for developing talent in the fields of digital innovation and AI. The building is the result of a partnership between the UvA, the municipality of Amsterdam and the business sector.
The UvA Data Science Centre, part of the University Library, is pleased to host its second yearly Data Science Day on the 13th of October 2022.