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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.

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.

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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.

NSF CAREER Awards

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.

For further information, please click here: http://www.siam.org/meetings/an14/prizes.php

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! 

For further info, please click here: http://icpc.baylor.edu/scoreboard/

Miranda Holmes Cerfon selected for the Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

Miranda Holmes Cerfon has been selected for the Department of Energy Early Career Research Award!

Congratulations, Miranda!  For further details, please see the DOE  website. See the full list of selectees.

Antoine Cerfon has been selected for the 2014 Department of Energy Early Career Research Award!

Congratulations Antoine! Please see the DOE  website and the complete list of selectees for further details.

Selin Kalaycioglu is awarded the 2014 Golden Dozen Award!

Congratulations Selin on receiving this year's Golden Dozen Award!!

Lecture series in geometric analysis established in honor of Louis Nirenberg

Centre de Recherches Mathématiques establishes lecture series in geometric analysis in honor of Louis Nirenberg. 
Please click on the link for further details: http://www.crm.umontreal.ca/Nirenberg2014/about.php

IEEE Harlan D. Mills Award

The IEEE Computer Society has awarded the Harlan D. Mills 2014 Award to Patrick Cousot and Radhia Cousot for the invention of abstract interpretation, development of tool support, and its practical application. Congratulations! Link

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