QuSoft, national research institute for mathematics and computer science (CWI) and The University of Amsterdam (UvA) have jointly established a new innovation hub for developing quantum software and applications. The Quantum.Amsterdam hub aims to connect the ambitions of leading knowledge institutes and industry partners. Today they have launched their new... read more →
CWI and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences jointly establish a new special lectorate in Applied Quantum Computing. The lectorate supports the quantum software institute QuSoft in bridging the gap fundamental quantum research and quantum applications. The new lectorate facilitates QuSoft in exploring which quantum computing applications are feasible in... read more →
Quantum researcher Harry Buhrman joins the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The KNAW is the most relevant Dutch society of top scientists. Together with seventeen other researchers, Buhrman will be installed as a new Academy member on September 14, 2020. Buhrman is affiliated with the CWI and... read more →
An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Michael Walter for his project 'Taming tensors – an optimization approach to computational invariant theory'. Michael will involve a PhD student in this project and also organize an international workshop on the topic. Subject of the project... read more →
The Dutch government will invest 23.5 million euros in the coming five years in quantum technology. For the news item, see https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/actueel/nieuws/2020/02/17/235-miljoen-euro-voor-start-uitvoering-nationale-quantumagenda
Quantum researcher Joran van Apeldoorn will defend his Ph.D. thesis on 'A Quantum View on Convex Optimization' at the University of Amsterdam on 6 February. His work was highlighted by CWI. Click here for more information.