New York University Faculty of Arts and Science College of Arts and Science Graduate School of Arts and Science

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.   [Read More]

News & Announcements


Warm Congratulations to Louis Nirenberg on being awarded the 2015 Abel Prize

Louis Nirenberg and John Nash have been awarded the 2015 Abel Prize "for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis." … [more]


Leif Ristroph is awarded the George E. Valley, Jr. Prize!

The Courant Institute is pleased to announce that Leif Ristroph (Mathematics and the Applied Math Lab) has won the George E. Valley, Jr. Prize of the American Physical Society, in recognition for outstanding scientific contributions being made in the early stages of his scientific career. … [more]


Sad news of Prof. Robert Dewar

Professor Emeritus Robert Dewar has died at the age of 70. Robert was a faculty member in the Computer Science department from 1975 until his retirement in 2005 and was chair of the department from 1978 to 1980. … [more]

<<More News & Announcements>>

Courant in the News

<<More Press>>

Alumni News

<<More Alumni News>>

Seminars and Events

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Geometry Seminar, 6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Cone volume measure of convex bodies.
Gaoyong Zhang, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium, 3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: An Applied Math Perspective on Climate Science, Turbulence, and Other Complex Systems (Lagrange Prize Lecture)
Andrew Majda, Courant

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Special joint AMS + MFD Seminar, 11:00AM, WWH 1314
Title: Accelerated Simulation Methods for Plasma Kinetics
Russel Caflisch, IPAM, UCLA
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar, 12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Flapping wings propelling in a fluid
Sophie Ramananarivo, CIMS

Friday, September 11, 2015

Probability Seminar, 11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Long-time influence of small perturbations
Mark Freidlin, Maryland
Applied Mathematics Seminar, 2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Sparse Mean-Field Optimal Control: Can Governments Really Lead the Society?
Massimo Fornasier, Technical University of Munich

<<More Seminars>>

Special Events

<<More Special Events>>