hackNY Student Hackathon held at Courant
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.”
Yevgeniy Dodis on NBC News, November 16, 2015
Professor Yevgeniy Dodis is interviewed on NBC on the use of cryptography for privacy and for security.
Georg Stadler wins the Gordon Bell Prize. Congratulations, Georg!
Congratulations to Andy Majda On Winning The Steele Prize!
Further information is available in the news release from the American Mathematical Society.
Natalya Gomez & David Holland in NYU News, November 10, 2015
Research on the rate of retreat of ice sheets in the Antarctic by Professor David Holland and former Courant Postdoc Natalya Gomez is highlighted in a press release from NYU News. Their paper appears in Nature Communications.