
Spring 2016 Lecture Series  Part 5
May 18, 2016, 4:00PM  6:00PM, WWH 101
Beyond conformal invariance: massive theories, counting arguments, exact scattering matrices.

Graduation Celebration
May 17, 2016, 3:00PM, WWH Lounge

Spring 2016 Lecture Series  Part 4
May 12, 2016, 2:00PM  4:00PM, WWH 101
Minimal models: unitary series, fusion rules, partition functions, explicit constructions.

Tamar Arnon's Retirement Party
May 06, 2016, 3:00PM, WWH Lounge
Please join us as we thank Tamar for 30 years at Courant.

Spring 2016 Lecture Series  Part 3
May 06, 2016, 4:00PM  6:00PM, WWH 1302
Virasoro algebra representation theory: Kac determinant formula, classification of Virasoro representations, nullfield equations, differential equations.

Retirement Party/Longer Service Awards
May 05, 2016, 3:00PM, WWH Lounge

Random Roads: A Celebration of Joel Spencer's 70th Birthday
April 2930, 2016, WWH 109

NYU Workshop on Optimal Transportation, Equilibrium, and Applications to Economics
April 2930, 2016, Kauffman Management Center, 44 West 4th Street, Room 265

Spring 2016 Lecture Series  Part 2
Apr 29, 2016, 4:00PM  6:00PM, WWH 1302
Fields and geometry: the stressenergy tensor, conformal symmetry, central charge, Virasoro commutation relations, unitarity, boundaries.

Larry Cohen's Retirement Party
Apr 28, 2016, 3:00PM, WWH Lounge
Please join us as we toast Larry on 41 years at Courant!

Administrative Professionals Day
Apr 27, 2016, 3:00PM, WWH Lounge

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 22, 2016, 2:30PM, WWH 109
A reception will follow in the lounge.

Spring 2016 Lecture Series  Part 1
Apr 21, 2016, 2:00PM  3:15PM, WWH 102
General picture: local fields, correlations, partition functions. Examples of models and of exact results coming from CFT.

Courant Lectures Part II
Speaker: Professor HorngTzer Yau, Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University
Beyond Mean Field Theory and dregular graphs
Apr 01, 2016, 11:00AM, WWH 102

Courant Lectures Part I
Speaker: Professor HorngTzer Yau, Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University
Random Matrix Statistics — A new class of statistical laws for highly correlated systems
Mar 31, 2016, 2:30PM, WWH 109
A reception will follow in the 13th Floor Lounge

NYU President Andrew Hamilton Visits Courant
Mar 09, 2016, 1:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall, 13th Floor Lounge

NYUOxford Workshop on Mathematical Models of Defects and Patterns
January 58, 2016, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Holiday Lecture and Party
Speaker: Professor Jun Zhang, Courant Institute
The Little Lab in the Lobby
Dec 04, 2015, 1:00PM, WWH 109
A reception will follow in the lounge.

Lecture and Reception in Honor of the Glen de Vries Professorship in Health Statistics
Speaker: David Sontag, Courant Institute
How Will Machine Learning Change Health Care?
Nov 18, 2015, 4:00PM, WWH 109
A reception will follow in the 13th floor lounge.

Courant Faculty Meeting and New Faculty Reception
Oct 23, 2015, 2:00PM, WWH 109
A reception will follow in the lounge.

New Academic Year Welcome Reception
Sep 17, 2015, 2:00PM, 13th Floor Faculty Lounge

Longer Service Awards Reception
May 07, 2015, 3:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall 13th Floor Lounge

30th Annual Geometry Festival
May 13, 2015, Warren Weaver Hall

Courant Lectures Part II
Speaker: Professor Shafi Goldwasser, ACM Turing Award Laureate and the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at MIT and Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute
On Time and Order in Cryptography
Apr 28, 2015, 11:00AM, WWH 102

Courant Lectures Part I
Speaker: Professor Shafi Goldwasser, ACM Turing Award Laureate and the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at MIT and Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute
The Cryptographic Lens
Apr 27, 2015, 3:30PM, WWH 109

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 24, 2015, 2:30PM, Warren Weaver Hall Room 109

Peter Lax, Mathematician: Illustrated Memoir by Reuben Hersh – Book Signing
Apr 23, 2015, 4:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall 13th Floor Lounge

Special Seminar
Speaker: Patrick Wolfe, University College London
Apr 07, 2015, 5:15PM, Room 1302

Celebration for Louis Nirenberg
Mar 30, 2015, 4:00PM  6:00PM, WWH 13th Floor Lounge

Special Seminar
Speaker: Laura Haas, IBM Fellow and Director, IBM Research Accelerated Discovery Lab
Accelerating the Discovery of Insights from Data
Mar 23, 2015, 5:00PM, WWH 1302

2015 Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference
March 1618, 2015, Warren Weaver Hall

Holiday Lecture and Party
Dec 12, 2014, 2:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall Room 109

Director's Event
Speaker: TBA, TBA
WWH 1302 & Faculty Lounge

Courant Faculty Meeting & Reception
Oct 17, 2014, 2:00PM

Louis Nirenberg's 90th Birthday Celebration
Oct 17, 2014, 3:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall 13th Floor Lounge
Please RSVP by the 3rd of October to RSVP@courant.nyu.edu

Courant Welcome Reception
Sep 19, 2014, 2:00PM  4:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall 13th Floor Lounge

Courant Lectures Part II
Speaker: Simon Donaldson, Imperial College London
"Kahler metrics and projective embeddings II: GromovHausdorff limits."
Apr 25, 2014, 10:00AM, WW109

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 25, 2014, 2:30PM, WWH 109
Followed by a reception in the WWH 13th Floor Lounge

Courant Lectures Part I
Speaker: Simon Donaldson, Imperial College London
(General Audience Lecture)
"Kahler metrics and projective embedding I: approximation and asymptotics."
Apr 24, 2014, 3:00PM, WW109
After the lecture, a reception is to follow in the 13th floor lounge.

Archimedes in the 21st Century
May 31Jun 1, 2013, WWH 109

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 26, 2013, 3:30PM, WWH 109
Followed by a reception in the WWH 13th Floor Commons

Courant Lectures
Speaker: Bernhard Schölkopf, Max Planck
Statistical and Causal Learning (General Audience Lecture)
Apr 25, 2013, 5:00PM, WWH 109
Followed by a reception in the WWH 13th Floor Commons

Inference of Cause and Effect
Apr 26, 2013, 10:00AM, WWH 1302

Abel in New York
Feb 21, 2013, WWH 109

Holiday Lecture and Party
Speaker: Yann LeCunn
"Robots with Learning (Dis)abilities," Yann LeCun
Dec 14, 2012, 2:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109
The Holiday Party will immediately follow in the 13th floor Commons

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 27, 2012, 3:30PM, WWH 109
Immediately followed by a reception in the 13th Floor Commons

The Courant Lectures
Sparsification of Graphs and Approximation of Matrices
Apr 02, 2012, 11:30AM  12:30PM, WWH 1302

The Courant Lectures
Speaker: Daniel Spielman (Yale)

Algorithms, Graph Theory, and Laplacian Linear Equations
General Audience Lecture
Mar 30, 2012, 3:45PM  4:45PM, WWH 109
Followed by a reception in the 13th floor lounge

Holiday Lecture and Party
Speaker: Chris Bregler, NYU's Courant Institute
Followed by a reception in the WWH Commons
Dec 09, 2011, 3:00PM, WWH 109

Reception in honor of Raghu Varadhan
Winner of the National Medal of Science
Dec 02, 2011, 4:00PM, WWH 13th Floor Commons

Visiting Members Reception
Oct 21, 2011, 4:00PM, WWH 13th Floor Commons

Fritz John Lecture Series
In celebration of his 100th birthday
1302 WWH

75th Anniversary Celebration

Panel Sessions
May 07, 2011

Plenary Talks
Followed by a reception in the 13th Floor Commons
May 06, 2011

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 29, 2011, 2:00PM, WWH 109
Reception to follow in the 13th floor commons

The Courant Lectures

"Mathematical Analysis of 'Hit and Run' Algorithms"
Apr 08, 2011, 11:30AM, WWH 109

Speaker: Persi Diaconis, Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford
"The Search For Randomness" (General Audience)
Followed by a reception in the 13th Floor Commons
Apr 07, 2011, 3:30PM, WWH 109

75th Anniversary Holiday Lecture
Speaker: Michael Shelley, Courant Institute
A Model(ed) Holiday
Followed by the Holiday Party in the 13th Floor Commons
Dec 16, 2010, 3:00PM, WWH 109

Memorial Conference in Honor of Paul Garabedian
Dec 04, 2010, WWH 109 and 13th floor commons

Visiting Members Reception
Oct 27, 2010, 4:00PM, WWH Commons

Reception in honor of Louis Nirenberg
Winner of the Chern Medal
Oct 25, 2010, 5:00PM, Warren Weaver Hall, 13th Floor Lounge

Startup Weekend NYC
June 1113, 2010, 109 WWH and 13th Floor Commons

Fluid Dynamics: From Theory to Experiment
In Honor of Steve Childress
June 710, 2010, Montana State University, Bozeman Montana

Memorial and Symposium in Honor of Amir Pnueli
May 79, 2010, WWH 109

Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Mathematics in Finance Program
Honoring Marco Avellaneda, Risk Magazine's Quant of the Year
May 04, 2010, 6:00PM, WWH 13th Floor Commons

From Riemannian Geometry to Modern Computer Graphics
Speaker: ShingTung Yau, Harvard University
Apr 30, 2010, 4:00PM  5:00PM, Jacobs Academic Building, Room 474
Six MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, New York

Courant Lectures
Speaker: Alfio Quarteroni, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland and Politecnico di Milano, Italy
"Complexity reduction in the numerical approximation of Partial Differential Equations" (General Audience)
Apr 29, 2010, 4:00PM, WWH 109

"Mathematical models for the cardiovascular system: analysis, numerical simulation, applications"
Apr 30, 2010, 11:00AM, WWH 109

Reception in honor of Subhash Khot
Winner of NSF's Alan T. Waterman Award
Apr 28, 2010, 5:00PM, WWH Commons

Welcome reception for Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
Apr 26, 2010, 5:30PM, 13th Floor Commons, WWH

Student Prizes Ceremony
Apr 16, 2010, 3:30PM  4:30PM, WWH 109
Reception to follow in the WWH Commons

25th Annual Geometry Festival
April 911, 2010, WWH 109

2nd Annual Algorithmic Trading Conference: Dynamic Portfolios, Optimal Execution, and Risk
Feb 05, 2010, NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place

Holiday Lecture
Speaker: Tadashi Tokieda, University of Cambridge
"It works on paper... geometry and mechanics in dimension 2.5"
Holiday Party to follow in the Commons
Dec 16, 2009, 3:00PM, WWH 109

Workshop on HighFrequency Finance and Quantitative Strategies
December 1112, 2009, Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109

Keller/Isaacson Memorial Conference on Numerical Analysis
Dec 04, 2009, WWH 109

Courant Institute Alumni Evening
Speaker: Sashi Reddi, Ph.D., Founder and Chairman, AppLabs; Founder and Chairman, FXLabs
Speaker: Chris Bregler, Professor of Computer Science, Courant
RSVP to: rsvp@cims.nyu.edu
Nov 13, 2009, 5:00PM, WWH 13th floor commons

Conference on the Future of Risk Management
Nov 13, 2009, 8:30AM, Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109

Visiting Members Reception
Oct 22, 2009, 4:00PM  6:00PM, WWH Commons

Conference on Neural Dynamics and Computation
In honor of John Rinzel
June 1314, 2009, WWH

Workshop on HighFrequency Finance and Quantitative Strategies
June 1012, 2009, WWH

Conference of the Center for Hydrogen Fusion Power
May 1920, 2009, Washington, D.C.

Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics
A Meeting in Honor of Andrew J. Majda
May 1822, 2009, WWH 109

Reception in honor of Percy Deift's Election to the NAS
May 07, 2009, 4:00PM  6:00PM, WWH Commons

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Workshop 2009
To Honor the memory of George Zaslavsky
April 2425, 2009, WWH 1302

2009 CATER Workshop on Technologies for Development
Apr 10, 2009, WWH 109

Conference in Memory of Thomas Bringley
Mar 28, 2009, 8:30AM  4:15PM, WWH 1302

Memorial for Jack Schwartz
with Reception in the 13th Floor Commons
Mar 27, 2009, 7:00PM, WWH 109

Celebration for Mikhael Gromov
Recipient of the 2009 Abel Prize
Mar 26, 2009, 4:00PM, WWH Commons

Courant Lectures
Speaker: Emmanuel Candes, Caltech
"The amazing power of convex relaxation: the surprising story of compressive sensing"
"The amazing power of convex relaxation: the surprising story of matrix completion"
March 2324, 2009, WWH 109 & Commons

"Picturing the Science of Climate Change"
a lecture hosted by CAOS & Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes
Jan 07, 2009

Symposium on Semantic Knowledge Discovery, Organization and Use
November 1415, 2008, WWH

Algorithmic Trading Conference
Oct 03, 2008, 566 LaGuardia Pl.

Fast Algorithms for Scientific Computing
Symposium in honor of Olof B. Widlund on the occasion of his 70th Birthday
September 1920, 2008, WWH

Issues in Technology Management
Speaker: Steve Yatko, Managing Director of Credit Suisse and Head of the Global R&D IT Group
Apr 30, 2008, 5:30PM  6:00PM

Wolfgang Doeblin  A Mathematician Rediscovered
Speaker: Agnes Handwerk and Harrie Willems
Apr 14, 2008, 3:45PM

Fifth IACR Theory of Cryptography Conference: TCC 2008
March 1921, 2008

Singularities in Geometry and Topology
In honor of Sylvain Cappell
March 1720, 2008

Courant Lectures
Speaker: Jon Kleinberg, Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
"The Geography of Social and Information Networks"
"Modeling Social and Economic Exchange in Networks"
March 1213, 2008, WWH 109 & Commons

Courant Lectures
Speaker: JeanMichel Bismut
"Traces, determinants, and probability theory"
Mar 23, 2007, 11:00AM  12:00PM, WWH 109

"Quillen metrics, the hypoelliptic Laplacian: the role of the functional integral"
Mar 26, 2007, 11:00AM  12:00PM, WWH 109

Applications of Mathematics in Biology, Physiology, and Medicine
In Honor of Charles S. Peskin and David M. McQueen
October 2021, 2006

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Workshop 2006
October 68, 2006

LA PIETRA WEEK IN PROBABILITY 2006
In honor of Michael Aizenman's and Chuck Newman's 60th birthdays
June 1923, 2006

Recent advances in nonlinear partial differential equations and applications
In honor of Peter D. Lax and Louis Nirenberg
June 710, 2006

Human Language Technology conference: HLTNAACL 06
June 49, 2006

Integrable Systems, Random Matrices, and Applications Conference
In honor of Percy Deift's 60th Birthday
May 2226, 2006

Fourth Northeast Probability Seminar
November 1718, 2005

A Conference in Honor of Peter Lax and Louis Nirenberg
on the occasion of their 80th birthdays
October 2829, 2005

Current Topics in Micromagnetics
June 15, 2005

Submanifolds, Singular Varieties and Stratified Spaces
Julius' Ides of March Topology Festival
March 1316, 2005