The Danish Minister of Research has awarded Lars Arge one of the five prestigious 2010 elite researcher awards. The price is given to exceptional younger researchers (under the age of 45) and consist of 1.200.000 Danish kroner, of which 200.000 kr is a personal price and 1.000.000 is to be used for research purposes. Lars Arge receives the award…
Gerth Stølting Brodal is by January 2010 appointed member of Scientific advising Group for the ESS Data Management Centre (videnskabelige rådgivningsgruppe vedr. ESS Data Management Centre).
Aarhus University and several current and former MADALGO researchers, as well as a member of the MADALGO advisory board, have established the start-up company SCALGO (short for "Scalable Algorithmics"). The goal of SCALGO is to commercialize software for efficient processing of massive terrain data initially developed at MADALGO.
Norbert Zeh from Dalhousie University, who is on sabbatical at MADALGO, will be giving a PhD course (5 ECTS) on the state-of-art of I/O-Efficient Graph Algorithms in third quarter (spring 2010). MADALGO postdocs Nodari Sitchinava and Deepak Ajwani will lecture in the course.