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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.   [Read More]

News & Announcements


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]


Simons Investigator

Subhash Khot has been named a Simons Investigator in Theoretical Computer Science by the Simons Foundation. … [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]

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Seminars and Events

Friday, October 09, 2015

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar, 10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Fast Steerable Principal Component Analysis and Its Applications
Jane Zhao,
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium, 11:15AM, WWH 1302
Title: Atmospheric constraints on ocean physics and biogeochemistry
Laure RESPLANDY, Scripps
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar, 1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Fluid-Structure Interaction by the Immersed Boundary Method
Charles S. Peskin, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar, 2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The semidefinite program PhaseLift can solve phase retrieval with corrupted data
Paul Hand, Rice University

Monday, October 12, 2015

Data Science Lunch Seminar, 12:00PM, Other 726 Broadway. 7th floor
Title: Introducing the Divergent Autoencoder Classifier for Machine Learning Applications
Kenneth J. Kurtz, Binghamton University (SUNY)

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Title: Implicit particle-in-cell algorithms for kinetic plasma simulations
Guangye Chen, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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