Subhash Khot named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Citation: "Subhash Khot is a theoretical computer scientist whose work is providing critical insight into unresolved problems in the field of computational complexity. ... As computers come to drive ever more aspects of our lives, greater understanding of the limitations of computing is increasingly important. Khot’s continued ingenuity and tenacity in exploring the potential of the UGC will drive this important and fruitful area of research for many years to come."


Predicting Cancer Progress

Bud Mishra's work on the PiCnlc program, which predicts possible ways in which cancer may spread in a patient, is featured in an article on National Public Radio.

Conserving Computer Art

Deena Engel and her students collaborate with the Guggenheim museum on conserving computer art -- often more ephemeral than art in physical media.

Predicting Dengue Fever

Lakshmi Subramanian's work on predicting outbreaks of dengue fever by data mining calls to a hotline is featured in the Atlantic Magazine. Additonal information can be found in the press release from NYU News.

Bud Mishra Pursues Finance, Genetic and Therapeutic Avenues in Cancer Research

Professor of Computer Science Bud Mishra has been involved in several recent studies that cast light on diverse issues related to cancer research. 

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.