Seminars and Events

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

WWH 1302, 11:00AM
Landau damping in the Kuramoto model
Helge Dietert, University Paris 7
WWH 905, 11:00AM
Simulating laser-wakefield acceleration with pseudo-spectral Particle-In-Cell algorithms
Remi Lehe, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
WWH 1314, 6:00PM
Counting Ordinary Lines over the Complex Numbers.
Charles Wolf, Rutgers University.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

WWH 1302, 3:30PM
A Stochastic Skeleton Model for the MJO

Thursday, December 08, 2016

WWH 1302, 11:00AM
Hamiltonians and normal forms for water waves
Walter Craig, McMaster Univ.
WWH 1314, 12:30PM
Simeon Carstens, Center for Soft Matter Research, Department of Physics, NYU

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Message from the Director

New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences is a leading center for research and education in mathematics and computer science. For seventy-five years, we have contributed to U.S. and international science and engineering by promoting an integrated view of mathematics and computation.

The Courant Institute has played a central role in the development of applied mathematics, analysis, and computer science. Our faculty has received numerous national and international awards in recognition of their extraordinary research accomplishments. We are equally proud of our former students and postdoctoral associates who now provide leadership at universities, government laboratories, and private industry throughout the world.

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News & Announcements

Subhash Khot named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Citation: "Subhash Khot is a theoretical computer scientist whose work is providing critical insight into unresolved problems in the field of computational complexity. ... As computers come to drive ever more aspects of our lives, greater understanding of the limitations of computing is…

Predicting Cancer Progress

Bud Mishra's work on the PiCnlc program, which predicts possible ways in which cancer may spread in a patient, is featured in an article on National Public Radio.

Conserving Computer Art

Deena Engel and her students collaborate with the Guggenheim museum on conserving computer art -- often more ephemeral than art in physical media.

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Special Events

  • Holiday Lecture and Party

    Speaker: Professor Petter Kolm, Courant Institute
    Musings on Math, Magic and the Mind
    Dec 09, 2016, 2:00PM, WWH 109
    A reception will follow in the lounge.

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