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Warm Congratulations to Louis Nirenberg on being awarded the 2015 Abel Prize

Louis Nirenberg and John Nash have been awarded the 2015 Abel Prize "for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis." The award -- widely considered the equivalent of a Nobel Prize in Mathematics -- will be presented by King Harald of Norway in Oslo on May 19, 2015.

For more information and the official press release, click here.

Peter Lax to receive Honorary Doctor of Science degree

Peter Lax will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree, a well deserved honor for Peter's contributions to Mathematics and NYU. An alumnus and Professor Emeritus at the Courant Institute, Peter is also the recipient of the Abel prize in 2005, and recently went to Washington to receive the Lemonsov Prize, the highest award given by the Russian Academy of Sciences, which he was awarded in 2013.

Congratulations to all of the participants in the Math Modeling Competition (MCM)!

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GĂ©rard Ben Arous has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences!

Warm Congratulations to you, Gérard! Click here for the full NYU press release and here for the AAAS announcement.

Peter Lax, Mathematician: Illustrated Memoir by Reuben Hersh

Book signing April 23 at 4 pm in the 13th floor faculty lounge

Yuri Tschinkel elected AAAS Fellow

Yuri Tschinkel has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Warm congratulations, Yuri! Please see the AAAS news release for more information.

John Rinzel wins the Arthur T. Winfree Prize

Warm congratulations to John Rinzel for winning the 2015 Arthur T. Winfree Prize from the Society for Mathematical Biology!

For more, visit the Society for Mathematical Biology website.

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.


Welcome to the fall 2014 Courant Scholars!

Andrew K Lee
Katharina Plajer
Melissa Amber Schiff
Regina Zbarskaya