News and Events: Projects and Awards
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Projects and Awards
Jeroen Smid receives NWO Veni
We are pleased to announce that Jeroen Smid (ILLC) has been awarded an NWO Veni for his proposal entitled "Because of this part…".For more information, see https://www.uva.nl/en/content/news/news/2020/11/veni-grants-for-26-uva-and-amsterdam-umc-researchers.html or contact Jeroen Smid at jeroen.smid at fil.lu.se.
Bas Cornelissen wins best paper award
We are pleased to announce that Bas Cornelissen has won a best paper award at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval conference (virtually) in Montréal.
You can look at the paper, poster, and a very nice 4-minute video
introduction here: https://program.ismir2020.net/poster_6-13.html.
Matthijs Westera appointed Assistant Professor of Linguistics and AI in Leiden
We are very excited to announce that Matthijs Westera, who graduated from the ILLC in 2017, has accepted a position at Leiden University as Assistant Professor of Linguistics and AI. Congratulations, Matthijs!For more information, contact Floris Roelofsen at f.roelofsen at uva.nl.
Jana Sotáková wins best paper award at CRYPTO 2020
Jana Sotáková, PhD student at UvA and Qusoft , won the best-paper award at the IACR flagship conference CRYPTO 2020 for her article "Breaking the Decisional Diffie-Hellman Problem for Class Group Actions Using Genus Theory".
Jana Sotáková is a PhD student of Christian Schaffner (ILLC, UVA), Serge Fehr (CWI) and Peter Bruin (MI Leiden). Her article is co-authored with Dr. Wouter Castryck and Dr. Frederik Vercauteren of the Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC) research group in the Department of Electrical Engineering at KU Leuven.For more information, see https://quantumsc.nl/News/article/37/Jana-Sot%C3%A1kov%C3%A1-wins-best-paper-award-at-CRYPTO-2020- or contact Jana Sotáková at j.s.sotakova at uva.nl.