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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]

Andrew Majda, Morse Professor of Arts & Sciences at NYU Courant is the recipient of the 2015 ICIAM Lagrange Prize! Warm congratulations to Andy!!

The International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) awards the Lagrange Prize to Andy in recognition of his ground-breaking,… [more]

Welcome to the fall 2014 Courant Scholars!

Melissa Amber Schiff
Andrew K Lee
Katharina Plajer
Regina Zbarskaya


2014 Silver Professors

David McLaughlin and Patrick Cousot are the 2014 Silver Professors! Warm congratulations to Dave and to Patrick!!

For more information… [more]


David Sontag and Thomas Wies have each received an NSF CAREER award for their projects "Exact Algorithms for Learning Latent… [more]

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Seminars and Events

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: The Morse and Maslov indices for multidimensional Schroedinger operators with matrix-valued potentials
Yuri Latushkin, U. of Missouri
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Scalar Active Matter: Field Theories, Phase Ordering and Fluid Dynamics
Michael E. Cates, University of Edinburgh
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
2:45PM, WWH 505
Title: Variations of Neron-Severi ranks of reductions of algebraic surfaces
Edgar Costa, CIMS
NYU SoE Mathematics Colloquium
4:35PM, Off-Campus Rogers Hall 304
Title: Valuations and the Special Linear Group
Christoph Haberl, Vienna University of Science and Technology

Friday, October 03, 2014

Courant Instructor Day
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Courant Instructor Day
Courant Instructor Day

Friday, October 3rd from 10:00 to 4:00pm

CIWW 1302

10:15-10:30 Tom Trogdon
Universality in numerical computations with random data
10:30-10:45 Zhipeng Liu
Discrete Toeplitz determinants and their applications
10:45-11:00 Rodrigo Trevino
Flatland: a straight dance of many dimensions


11:15-11:30 Miles Wheeler
Large-amplitude solitary water waves with vorticity
11:30-11:45 Lisa Larsson
Optimal Arrangements of Shapes

11:45-12:00 Mark Wilkinson

Liquid Crystals, Order Parameters and Non-spherical Particle Systems

1:15-1:30 David Belius
Random walks and Cover Times
1:30-1:45 Wei Wu
Random walks, trees, and Gaussian fields
1:45-2:00 David Kelley
Fast-slow systems with chaotic noise
2:00-2:15 Laurent Mertz
Cycles of a stochastic variational inequality modeling
a simple elasto-plastic structure

2:30-2:45 Jane Zhao
Cryo-EM single particle reconstruction and data-driven methods
for dynamical systems
2:45-3:00 Lise-Marie Imbert-Gerard
Waves in plasmas: theory and numerics
3:00-3:15 Lee Ricketson
Accelerated Monte Carlo methods for the kinetic equations of
plasma dynamics
3:15-3:30 Jun Lai
The fast solver for wave scattering in two dimension
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Intersections of SLE paths
Hao Wu, MIT

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Special Events

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