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News & Announcements

Subhash Khot Wins The Nevanlinna Prize! Warm Congratulations to Subhash!!

Please see the news release for further information. Also read "What It Takes to Win the World's Highest… [more]

Andrew Majda, Morse Professor of Arts & Sciences at NYU Courant is the recipient of the 2015 ICIAM Lagrange Prize! Warm congratulations to Andy!!

The International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) awards the Lagrange Prize to Andy in recognition of his ground-breaking,… [more]

Welcome to the fall 2014 Courant Scholars!

Melissa Amber Schiff     Andrew K Lee
Katharina Plajer              Regina Zbarskaya


2014 Silver Professors

David McLaughlin and Patrick Cousot are the 2014 Silver Professors! Warm congratulations to Dave and to Patrick!!

For more information… [more]


David Sontag and Thomas Wies have each received an NSF CAREER award for their projects "Exact Algorithms for Learning Latent… [more]

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Seminars and Events

Monday, October 27, 2014

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: The mysterious role of stability in solids with defects
Gilles Francfort, Universite Paris 13 and Institut Universitaire de France

**Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M.
in the Lounge (13th floor).

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: A Novel Characterization of Amalgamated Networks in Natural Systems Using Sparse and Low-Rank Optimization
Victor Barranca, Courant Institute and NYUAD Institute, New York University
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Local Analysis of Wave Fields produced from Hindcasted Rogue Wave Sea States
Frederic Dias, University College, Dublin
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 201
Title: "Positivity and singularities in characteristic p
Mircea Mustaţă, University of Michigan

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Stochastic Models and Statistics for Extreme Precipitation Events

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Bacterial Swimming in Polymer Solutions
Wilson Poon, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh

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Special Events

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