Mike O'Neil wins a 2017 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award!

Mike is Assistant professor of mathematics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. He received the 2017 ONR Young Investigator award to pursue a new generation of simulation and design tools for computational electromagnetics using fast, high-order, analysis-based algorithms. Congratulations, Mike!

2017 Silver Professors

Robert Kohn, Michael Overton, and Joel Spencer have been named Silver Professors. Congratulations!

Yann LeCun elected to NAE

Yann LeCun has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, "for developing convolutional neural networks and their applications in computer vision and other areas of artificial intelligence." Congratulations!

Daniele Panozzo wins NSF CAREER Award

Daniele Panozzo has been awarded an NSF CAREER award supporting his research project "Coupling Geometric Acquisition and Digital Fabrication". The goal of this project is to develop algorithmic foundations to tightly integrate 3D scanning and digital fabrication, enabling new applications in life sciences and medicine. Congratulations!

Fall 2016 Courant Newsletter released

A digital copy of the newsletter is available on the Courant Newsletters page.

Subhash Khot named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Citation: "Subhash Khot is a theoretical computer scientist whose work is providing critical insight into unresolved problems in the field of computational complexity. ... As computers come to drive ever more aspects of our lives, greater understanding of the limitations of computing is increasingly important. Khot’s continued ingenuity and tenacity in exploring the potential of the UGC will drive this important and fruitful area of research for many years to come."


Predicting Cancer Progress

Bud Mishra's work on the PiCnlc program, which predicts possible ways in which cancer may spread in a patient, is featured in an article on National Public Radio.

Conserving Computer Art

Deena Engel and her students collaborate with the Guggenheim museum on conserving computer art -- often more ephemeral than art in physical media.

Predicting Dengue Fever

Lakshmi Subramanian's work on predicting outbreaks of dengue fever by data mining calls to a hotline is featured in the Atlantic Magazine. Additonal information can be found in the press release from NYU News.

Bud Mishra Pursues Finance, Genetic and Therapeutic Avenues in Cancer Research

Professor of Computer Science Bud Mishra has been involved in several recent studies that cast light on diverse issues related to cancer research.