Seminars and Events

Friday, December 02, 2016

WWH 109, 9:30AM
Host: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Various Speakers,
The New York Area Theory Day is a semi-annual conference, aimed to bring together people in the New York Metropolitan area for one day of interaction and discussion. The meeting is free and open to everyone; in particular, students are encouraged to attend.

PROGRAM

9:15 - 9:45 Coffee and bagels

9:45 - 10:40 Prof. Sofya Raskhodnikova

Differentially Private Analysis of Graphs

10:40 - 10:55 Coffee break

10:55 - 12:00 Short presentations by students and postdocs

(details to be announced)

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch break

2:00 - 2:55 Prof. Aleksander Madry

Continuous Optimization: The “Right” Language

for Graph Algorithms?

2:55 - 3:05 Coffee break

3:05 - 3:45 Short presentations by students and postdocs

(details to be announced)



3:45 - 3:55 Coffee break

3:55 - 4:50 Prof. Uriel Feige

Approximate Modularity Revisited

5:00 - 7:00 Follow-up social (location to be announced)



WWH 512, 10:30AM
Gaussian complex zeros on the hole event: the emergence of a forbidden region
Alon Nishry, U. Michigan
WWH 1302, 11:30AM
Model Reduction for Edge-Weighted Personalized PageRank
David Bindel, Cornell University
**Refreshments will be served at 11:15am
WWH 1302, 1:00PM
Multi-period Portfolio Selection and Bayesian Dynamic Models
Petter Kolm,
WWH 1302, 2:30PM
A mathematical framework for the classification of Self-assembling Polypeptide Nanoparticles
Giuliana Indelicato, University of Torino

Monday, December 05, 2016

WWH 1302, 3:45PM
Nonlocality in Fluids
Peter Constantin, Princeton University

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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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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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