Eyal Lubetzky Elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Eyal Lubetzky has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Fellowships are awarded to IMS members in honor of their outstanding research and professional contributions in the fields of statistics and probability.

Eyal's election will be celebrated in July at the IMS Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony, during the World Congress in Probability and Statistics in Toronto.

Leslie Greengard Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Leslie Greengard has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Warm congratulations to you, Leslie!

More information can be found in the NYU press release and the announcement from the American Academy.

hackNY Student Hackathon held at Courant

The Spring 2016 hackNY Student Hackathon was held at the Courant Institue on April 2-3, 2016. Read about the event in the New York Business Journal, and learn more about HackNY on the organization's website.

Ken Perlin on Virtual Reality

Ken Perlin's work on combining virtual reality with motion capture is featured on Eyewitness News.

H.T. Yau is the 2016 Courant Lecturer

Please join us on March 31 and April 1 for the XXXIst Courant Lectures. Click here for further details.

Sana Odeh's work is featured on International Women's Day

Facebook selected Sana Odeh and her work on Arab women in computing as one of six featured stories in honor of International Women's Day.

A rock star of Artificial Intelligence

An article on artificial intelligence in Rolling Stone magazine states that "in the world of AI, [Yann] LeCun is the closest thing there is to a rock star."

Raghu Varadhan to Receive Honorary Degree

Warm congratulations to Raghu Varadhan on receiving an honorary degree from Duke University! See the announcement from Duke University for more information.

Perlin on VR

Professor Ken Perlin is interviewed about Virtual Reality in Nautilus Magazine.

Leif Ristroph in Gizmodo, December 18, 2015

Professor Leif Ristroph's research on candy dissolution in fluid flows is named one of the coolest science stories of 2015 by Gizmodo.com.

Fall 2015 CIMS Newsletter released

A digital copy of the newsletter is available on the Courant Newsletters page.

Courant in the New York Times, December 6, 2015

In 1970, student protesters stormed into a building at New York University and took control of a computer then considered “the most expensive thing on campus.”

The Mathematicians Who Ended the Kidnapping of an N.Y.U. Computer