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DACS Researcher Roland van Rijswijk-Deij receives KHMW Kees Schouwhamer Immink Prize

DACS member Roland van Rijswijk-Deij has received the Kees Schouwhamer Immink Prize for original research in telecommunications and computer science, awarded by the KHMW Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.

The prize was awarded to Roland for the contributions of his Ph.D. thesis, entitled Improving DNS Security: A Measurement-Based Approach, for which he received the Ph.D. degree cum laude in 2017. The award ceremony, originally scheduled to take place during ICT.Open 2020, took place on Friday September 11, 2020, at the historic Hodson House in Haarlem where the KHMW is headquartered.

A recorded stream of the event (in Dutch) is available on YouTube, and more information about the prize, including the jury report can be found on the KHMW website (again, in Dutch).

Dr. ir. Roland van Rijswijk-Deij (middle) recieves the prize from prof. dr. Louise Gunning-Schepers (left, chair of KHMW) and prof. dr. ir. Kees Schouhamer Immink (right) - (photo: Hilde de Wolf)