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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

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]

Profile of Yann LeCun

Yann LeCun's work on back-propagation neural networks and deep learning are the subject of an in-depth profile in Wired.


Leslie Greengard to give John Von Neumann Lecture at SIAM annual meeting on Tuesday, July 8.

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NYU team wins at International Collegiate Programming Contest!

At the 2014 ACM-ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest, held in Ekaterinburg, Russia, the NYU team placed 13th overall, and 1st… [more]

Miranda Holmes Cerfon selected for the Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

Miranda Holmes Cerfon has been selected for the Department of Energy Early Career… [more]

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Seminars and Events

Saturday, September 06, 2014

1:00PM, WWH 101
Title: A Symposium Marking Jean Taylor's 70th Birthday
Various speakers,
Friends and Colleagues of Jean Taylor will gather to celebrate her scientific accomplishments and impact. If you wish to participate, either to listen or to give a short talk, please sign up at

Also note: the Museum of Mathematics will hold a related event later the same day (Sat Sept 6, 8-10:30pm). Besides being an opportunity to recognize Jean Taylor's many contributions, provides an opportunity to see MoMath's exhibits. For more information and/or to register for the MoMath event, see:

Friday, September 19, 2014

Visiting Members Reception
2:00PM, WWH 13th Floor Lounge
Title: N/A

Friday, December 12, 2014

Holiday Lecture and Party
3:00PM, WWH 109
Title: TBA

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

5:00PM, WWH 13th floor commons
Various speakers,
Come join the students of the Computer Science department at an event showcasing projects that have been completed in various computer science graduate and undergraduate courses this semester. This is a great opportunity to see the creativity and industry of NYU's CS department.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Courant Lectures Part 1
3:00PM, WWH 109
Title: TBA

Friday, April 24, 2015

Courant Lectures Part 2
10:00AM, WWH 102
Title: TBA

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Special Events

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