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  • S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan Awarded 2023 Padma Vibhusan Medal

    Professor Raghu Varadhan has been honored with the Padma Vibhusan, the second-highest civilian award distributed by the Republic of India. The medal acknowledges his "exceptional and distinguished service" in the fields of science and technology. Read More

  • Gérard Ben Arous Wins NeurIPS Outstanding Paper Award

    Gérard Ben Arous, Silver Professor of Mathematics, has received the NeurIPS 2022 Outstanding Paper Award for his work on "High-dimensional limit theorems for SGD: Effective dynamics and critical scaling." Read More

  • NIST selects a winning algorithm based on Oded Regev's work

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has selected the first group of encryption tools designed to withstand the assault of a future quantum computer. The winning algorithm for public key encryption—the CRYSTALS-Kyber algorithm—relies upon the work of Courant's Oded Regev. Read More

  • Jonathan Niles-Weed chosen as a Sloan Research Fellow

    Courant faculty Jonathan Niles-Weed has been elected as a 2022 Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowship honors "early-career scholars who represent the most promising researchers working today." Congratulations Jonathan! Read More

  • Sad News of the Passing of our Colleague and Friend, Professor Marco Avellaneda 1955 - 2022

    Marco was on the faculty of NYU Courant for almost 40 years, starting as a Courant Instructor in 1985. After his early work on applied math, he spent most of his career working on mathematical finance. Marco was a tremendously creative and energetic person and we will greatly miss him. … Read More

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