Best paper award at the 16th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC 2017) for our paper “SenseLE: Exploiting Spatial Locality in Decentralized Sensing Environments”, authored by Nicolae Vladimir Bozdog, Marc X. Makkes, Alexandru Uta, Roshan Bharath Das, Aart Van Halteren and Henri Bal.


est paper award at the 5th International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Computing for Large Scale Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics (ParLearning 2016, Chicago, 27 May 2016) for the paper Scalable Overlapping Community Detection by Ismail El-Helw, Rutger Hofman, Wenzhe Li, Sungjin Ahn, Max Welling and Henri Bal.


Henri Bal received the Euro-Par 2014 Achievement Award  on 28 August, during the 20th Euro-Par conference in Porto.


Jacopo Urbani has won an NWO/VENI grant for his proposal “A Reasonable Web”, 2013

We were on the team of Henk Dijkstra and Frank Seinstra that won an Enlighten Your Research Global award at SC’13

Jacopo Urbani won the most Promising Young Researcher Award 2012 of the VU Network Institute , 26 June 2012

Frank Seinstra has won the Sustainability prize in the Enlighten Your Research 3 competition, The Netherlands, Dec. 2011

The WebPIE team WebPIE: a Web-scale Parallel Inference Engine
Third IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE2010), held in conjunction with the  First Prize Winner, Melbourne, Australia, May 17-20, 2010.

Willem de Bruijn has been awarded the 2010 Roger Needham PhD award

The Ibis team won the First IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge