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News & Announcements

Luis Caffarelli, Robert Kohn, and Louis Nirenberg Receive 2014 AMS Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research

Tuesday, December 3, 2013  Please visit the AMS website for more information.


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… [more]

North and Tropical Atlantic Ocean Bringing Climate Change to Antarctica, NYU Researchers Find

Please see the NYU webpage for more information.


ACM Fellow

Dennis Shasha has been named a Fellow of the ACM. Congratulations! Please visit the ACM website for more information.


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Seminars and Events

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Global well-posedness of incompressible elastodynamics in 2D
Zhen Lei, Fudan
NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
4:35PM, Off-Campus Rogers Hall 302
Title: Valuations on lattice polytopes
Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology
NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
5:35PM, Off-Campus Rogers Hall 302
Title: Hydrostatic properties of convex bodies
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona

Friday, April 25, 2014

New York Area Theory Day
9:30AM, Other Havemeyer Hall, Room 309
Title: Organized by: IBM/NYU/Columbia External Sponsorship by: Google

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and bagels

10:00 - 10:55 Dr; Vahab Mirrokni (Google Research)
Ad Allocation: Online Problems and Mechanism Design

10:55 - 11:05 Short break

11:05 - 12:00 Dr. Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research)
The Power of Locality for Network Algorithms

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch break

2:00 - 2:55 Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami (CMU)
Polar codes: Reliable communication with
complexity scaling polynomially in the gap to Shannon capacity

2:55 - 3:15 Coffee break

3:15 - 4:10 Prof. Adam Smith (Penn State)
Private Analysis of Graphs

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Calculating Electrical and Thermal Conductivities in a Hydrogen Plasma with Classical and Quantum Molecular Dynamics
Christian Scullard, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Fragmentation-dilation processes and their limits
Jean Bertoin, Universit├Ąt Z├╝rich

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