12-04-2018: Seventh Van der Meulen Seminar The Seventh Van der Meulen Seminar (an IEEE Benelux Chapter on Information Theory activity) will be held at the University of Twente on Thursday April 12, 2018. The theme of the seminar is “Advances in Wireless Networks”, and it will take place in conjunction with Berksan Serbetci’s defense of his PhD thesis “Caching and Network Coding for Smart Radio Access”.
13/14/15-12-2017: Healthcare Logistics: Balancing between Practice and Theory On December 14th and 15th, Sem van Brummelen and Gréanne Leeftink successfully defended there theses. On these occasions, the three day symposium "Healthcare Logistics: Balancing between Practice and Theory" was organized with international speakers. More information on the symposium, and the preceding seminar on December 13nd, can be found here.
21-07-2017: Healthcare Operations Research Summer School, University of Twente, July 21 – 25, 2017 We are excited to announce a special summer school on Healthcare Operations Research this summer at the University of Twente, the Netherlands! The event targets PhD students working on OR applications focused on improving healthcare. Participants will learn state-of-the-art OR techniques taught by renowned international professors, learn about how to successfully engage with the healthcare practice, and meet other PhD students from around the world. The program includes a wide variety of components including technical lectures, tutorials, inspiring seminars, interactive activities and a design competition of a serious game that demonstrates a healthcare OR/OM concept to healthcare professionals. The total workload of the summer school is 2 European Credits (2 ECs = 56 hours), consisting of preparation and contact hours.
23-06-2017: Managing urgent care in hospitals On June 23, 2017, Nardo Borgman defended his thesis 'Managing urgent care in hospitals'. On occasion of this event, a symposium was organized.
07-10-2016: Symposium "Advances in Random Graphs and Complex Networks" On the occasion of the public defense of the thesis: Asymptotic analysis of network structures: degree-degree correlations and directed graphs of Pim van der Hoorn, we organize a symposium on the topic of complex networks.
01-07-2016: Symposium on "Efficient healthcare logistics with a human touch" On the occasion of the public defence of Maartje van de Vrugt of her PhD thesis "Efficient healthcare logistics with a human touch" a symposium was organized on Friday July 1, 2016.
18-11-2015: Symposium "Wireless Sensor Networks for smart environments: theory and practice" On the occasion of the public defence of Mihaela Mitici on Wednesday November 18, 2015, the symposium “Wireless Sensor Networks for smart environments: theory and practice” was organized.
25-09-2015: Symposium "TETRIS" On Friday September 25, 2015 Aleida Braaksma will defend her thesis “Timely Efficient Planning of Treatments Through Intelligent Scheduling”. Prior to this ceremony, a symposium is organized.
12-06-2015: Symposium on "Queueing and Traffic" On June 12, 2015, Niek Baer defended his thesis"Queueing and Trafiic". Prior to this ceremony, a symposium was organized.
22-05-2015: Symposium on "Random Walks in the Quarter-Plane: Invariant Measures and Performance Bounds" On May 22, 2015, Yanting Chen defended her PhD thesis "Random Walks in the Quarter-Plane: Invariant Measures and Performance Bounds". Prior to this ceremony, a seminar was held.
20-04-2015 -- 24-04-2015: European School of Information Theory The European School of Information Theory (ESIT) is an annual educational event, organized by the IEEE Information Theory Society, for graduate students from institutes throughout Europe and beyond. The objective of the school is to provide the students with the opportunity (i) to learn from distinguished lecturers by attending long-format (3 hour) tutorials, (ii) to present their own work to obtain feedback and to start up collaborations, (iii) to hear about applications of information theory in industry, and (iv) to participate in a stimulating and inviting forum of scientists.
27-11-2014: Fifth Van der Meulen Seminar Data science at the intersection of information theory, statistics, and machine learning
Symposium on Stochastic Processes This symposium is held in honor of Erik van Doorn, at the occasion of his formal retirement from an active academic life. In several ways Erik has made a significant impact on the stochastic processes community, both within the Netherlands as well as outside.
21-11-2013: Symposium "CHOIR in practice" The symposium starts the 21st of November with the public PhD thesis defenses of Theresia van Essen and Peter Hulshof. The program on the 22nd of November includes presentations by the following guests: Prof. dr. Stefan Nickel (Karlsruhe University of Technology), Prof. dr. Frits van Merode (Maastricht University), Prof. dr. Greet Vanden Berghe (KAHO Sint-Lieven), Prof. dr. Brigitte Werners (Ruhr University Bochum), Prof. dr. Paul Harper (Cardiff University), and dr. ir. Erwin Hans (University of Twente). The speakers will present their research on healthcare optimization applications and will focus on the implementation of these results in practice. The symposium will conclude with the public PhD thesis defense of Egbert van der Veen.
23-11-2012: Seminar "Quality-driven Efficiency in Healthcare" On November 23th, 2012, Nikky Kortbeek defended his PhD thesis "Quality-driven Efficiency in Healthcare". Prior to this ceremony, a symposium with the same title was organized by CHOIR (Center for Healthcare Operations Improvement and Research).
27-01-2012: Seminar “Curing the Queue" On January 27th, 2012, Maartje Zonderland defended her PhD thesis "Curing the Queue". Prior to this ceremony, a seminar named “Curing the Queue: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice” was held. This seminar is organized the Center for Healthcare Operations Improvement and Research.
27-05-2011: International Perspectives on Healthcare Logistics The symposium “International Perspectives on Healthcare Logistics” is held May 27th, 2011 at the University of Twente. The symposium is organized by the Center for Healthcare Operations Improvement.
14-04-2011: Nederlands Mathematisch Congres Het is de 47e keer dat het Nederlands Mathematisch Congres wordt gehouden. In het jaar waarin de Universiteit Twente haar 50e verjaardag viert, komt het NMC voor de 5e keer naar de campus van de UT, de bakermat van het NMC.
27-11-2009: Industrial Engineering Symposium 2009 The Industrial Engineering programme (research and education) of the University of Twente organizes its ﬁrst symposium on theory and applications in Industrial Engineering on November 27, 2009. The programme is organized around the four key areas of the Industrial Engineering programme: manufacturing & logistics, healthcare, ﬁnancial engineering and trafﬁc & mobility.