CWI - CWI was rated 'excellent' by an international evaluation committee in March 2006. "The combination of mathematics and computer science and fundamental and applied research gives the institute a strong and unique position in the international research landscape," the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO said in its press release. NWO subjected six Dutch institutes to an external evaluation. The evaluation committee comprised Frank den Hollander (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven), Christopher Baker (University of Manchester), Susan Graham (University of California, Berkeley), Wendy Hall (University of Southampton) and Kurt Mehlhorn (Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Saarbr├╝cken).