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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 Computer Science Honor" in Wired.

Congratulations to Hilary Sachar on completing the 2014 NYC Marathon!!

Great job, Hilary!!!

Running time: 4:29

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, original, fundamental and pioneering contributions to applied mathematics and, in particular, to wave front propagation and combustion, scattering theory, fluid dynamics and atmosphere climate science.

Click here for the ICIAM press release.


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 on Dave, Patrick and the other Silver Professors, please click here.


David Sontag and Thomas Wies have each received an NSF CAREER award for their projects "Exact Algorithms for Learning Latent Structures" (Sontag) and "Abstracting Programs for Automated Debugging" (Wies).

Congratulations to David and to Thomas!!

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.

Tom Trogdon 2014 recipient of the SIAM Richard C. DiPrima Prize

The 2014 Recipient of the SIAM Richard C. DiPrima Prize is Tom Trogdon! Congratulations Tom!!

For further details, please visit the SIAM website.

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 among North American teams, beating out teams from such schools as MIT, Stanford, CMU, and Berkeley. Congratulations to the team Bowen Yu, Fabian Gundlach, and Danilo Neves Ribeiro and their coaches Brett Bernstein, Evan Korth, and Sean McIntyre! 

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