Innovation Award for the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics
MBA Big Data & Business Analytics awarded as one of the best MBA innovations worldwide
At AMBA’s Excellence Awards Gala (London, February 2, 2018), the MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics of the University of Amsterdam has been awarded as 2017’s second best innovation in MBA education globally. AMBA praised the program to be the first in Europe to educate executives in both Business and Data Science. Also, AMBA recognized the link with Amsterdam Data Science, the Data Science eco-system of the academic knowledge institutes in Amsterdam. It provides incubator facilities for students and faculty, “labs” in which the industry and academia carry-out joint research, and the lively seminars.
Thanks go to AMBA, the students and all the lecturers and staff who have contributed to the success of the program!
CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
The ADS Thesis Award winners for 2022 are Philipp Sommerhalter and Sarah Kwakkelaar in the BSc category and Krijn Doekemeijer and Julia Sudnik for the MSc category. The winners were announced at the ADS Highlights Event on the 8th of December 2022!
A symposium entitled ‘From Systems and Networks to Complex Cyber Infrastructures’ took place on 9th December 2022 in honor of Cees de Laat (UvA IvI) and Leon Gommans (UvA IvI).