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Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)

About Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)

Founded in 1946, CWI is the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands and is located at Science Park Amsterdam. The institute has a strong international position and is renowned for its high quality research. CWI's strength lies in the discovery and development of new ideas, and the transfer of knowledge to other scientific areas, society at large and trade and industry in particular. Research of CWI is applied for instance in payment systems, cryptography, telecommunications, public transport, smart energy networks and meteorology. CWI is part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

An international network

With 55 permanent research staff, 40 postdocs and 70 PhD students, CWI is a compact institute that lies at the heart of European research in mathematics and computer science. Much of its research is conducted as part of national and international programmes. CWI maintains close contacts with the industry and academic world, both in the Netherlands and abroad. More than half of its permanent research staff is also associated with universities as part-time professors. This research network strengthens CWI’s reputation, acting as a magnet in attracting academic talent. The postdocs and PhD students originate from more than 25 different countries.

A source of pride

CWI was the birthplace of the European internet and registered one of the first country domains in the world, the NL top level domain ‘.nl’. CWI helped developing of the wing for the Fokker Friendship aircraft and invented the popular programming language Python, a language used by Google and many others. CWI also applied its research in combinatorial algorithmics to improve the design of the Dutch train timetables. Recent highlights include breaking the MD5 internet security system and research into smart grids to secure our future energy supply.

6 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Closing on Jul 15
PhD Students, in Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy and Computer Science on the Subject of Unravelling Neural Networks with Structure-preserving Computing (Unravel)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and Leiden University (UL) have 6 vacancies within the recently approved NWO-ENW (Science domain) Groot project UNRAVEL for talented PhD students, in mathematics, physics, astronomy and...
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Closing on Jul 19
PhD Students on Innovating Model-based Evolutionary Algorithms From Algorithmic Foundations to Medical Applications
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI, the Dutch national research institute for mathematics and computer science) located in Amsterdam, and the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) together have 10 vacancies for fully funded PhD students, on innovating model-based...
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Closing on Jul 15
Tenure Track Position in Multimedia Systems and Human-computer Interaction
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) invites excellent postdoctoral researchers to apply for a Tenure track position in Multimedia Systems and Human-Computer Interaction. The Distributed and Interactive Systems research group focuses on modeling and controlling complex...
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
PhD Student on the Subject of Towards a Quantitative Theory of Integer Programming
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has a vacancy in the Networks & Optimization research group for a talented PhD student, on the subject of Towards a Quantitative Theory of Integer Programming. Job description We are looking for a talented and motivated student with...
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Postdoc on the Subject of Towards a Quantitative Theory of Integer Programming
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has a vacancy in the Networks & Optimization research group for a talented Postdoc, on the subject of Towards a Quantitative Theory of Integer Programming. Job description We are looking for a talented postdoctoral researcher with a...