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Results: 281 - 292 of 292
  • 22 Mar 2012
    UvA starts trial run for more efficient production of biofuel

    On Friday, 23 March, the University of Amsterdam will open the first Photanol test production plant. The facility’s purpose is to test and design the best mass production method for the new biofuel Photanol.

  • 21 Mar 2012
    Prof. A. Polman

    Prof. A. Polman has been named Professor of Photonic Materials in the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 6 Mar 2012
    Nikhef/IoP puts two projects on NWO Roadmap 2012

    The two proposals for the NWO Roadmap 2012 that were submitted by Nikhef and in which the Institute of Physics participates, have both been granted. With this, Nikhef has put both the detector upgrades for the ...

  • 8 Dec 2011
    Jook Walraven on shortlist for Teacher of the Year 2011

    Prof. dr. Jook Walraven, professor of experimental statistical physics at the Institute of Physics, has been placed on the shortlist of the UvA Teacher of the Year 2011. On Wednesday December 14th, he and the other ...

  • 28 Nov 2011
    Green plastic powered by FOM, Michelin, SKF and DPI

    Under leadership of UvA professor Daniel Bonn, the FOM Foundation has formed a partnership with Michelin, SKF and Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI) to gain a better fundamental understanding of how polymers are ...

  • 22 Nov 2011
    FOM Programme 'Topological Insulators' funded

    The proposal for the FOM programme 'Topological Insulators', submitted by programme leader prof. dr. Mark Golden, has been selected for funding for a total of 2.7M€.

  • 22 Nov 2011
    Honorary doctorate for Prof. Peter Zoller

    The University of Amsterdam will award an honorary doctorate to theoretical physicist Peter Zoller. He will receive the honorary doctorate in recognition of his groundbreaking work on lasers and atoms. The honorary ...

  • 3 Nov 2011
    STW grant Gregorkiewicz for more efficient solar cells

    Physicist prof. Tom Gregorkiewicz has received a grant in the Open Technology programme of the Dutch Technology Foundation STW with his proposal "Spectral shaping for smart photovoltaics: Cutting and pasting photons ...

  • 24 Oct 2011
    FOM 'Projectruimte' grant for three FNWI scientists

    The executive board of the Foundation for Fundamental Research of Matter (FOM) has awarded 'Projectruimte' grants to three FNWI researchers: prof. Paul de Jong (IoP), prof. Peter Bolhuis (HIMS) and dr. Peter Schall ...

  • 17 Oct 2011
    Kickoff meeting GRAPPA

    On Friday October 21st the GRAPPA research priority area of the UvA and the Faculty of Science / FNWI organises a kickoff meeting to highlight the arrival of four new faculty members: Shin'ichiro Ando, Gianfranco ...

  • 10 Oct 2011
    Silicon nanocrystals pave way for better solar cells

    Closely packed silicon nanocrystals have the ability to very efficiently convert incoming light in at least twice as many carriers. This was shown by a group of physicists from the University of Amsterdam in ...

  • 19 Nov 2009
    Dr P.J. de Jong

    Dr P.J. de Jong (1965) has been named professor by special appointment of Experimental High Energy Physics - a chair at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science designated on behalf of the Society for the ...