News & Announcements

S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan Awarded 2023 Padma Vibhusan Medal
Professor Raghu Varadhan has been honored with the Padma Vibhusan, the secondhighest 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 "Highdimensional 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 CRYSTALSKyber algorithm—relies upon the work of Courant's Oded Regev. Read More

Jonathan NilesWeed chosen as a Sloan Research Fellow
Courant faculty Jonathan NilesWeed has been elected as a 2022 Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowship honors "earlycareer 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
Upcoming Seminars
Monday, January 30, 2023

Stability of Planar Fronts of the Bidomain AllenCahn Equation
Mathematics Colloquium
Yoichiro Mori, UPenn
3:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Uncommon Factors for Bayesian Asset Clusters
Mathematical Finance & Financial Data Science Seminar
Will Cong, Cornell University (Johnson) and NBER
5:30PM, Online Zoom access provided to registrants
Thursday, February 2, 2023

TBD
Analysis Seminar
Eris Runa, Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila
11AM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302 
Extending spectral methods to Brownian inextensible filament hydrodynamics
Modeling and Simulation Group Meeting
Ondrej Maxian, Courant Institute, NYU
12:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Friday, February 3, 2023

TBA
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
Yang Li, MIT
11AM, Warren Weaver Hall 512 
Infinite cycles in the interchange process in five dimensions
Probability and Mathematical Physics Seminar
Dor Elboim, Princeton University
11:10AM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Monday, February 6, 2023

The many, elaborate wrinkle patterns of confined elastic shells
Mathematics Colloquium
Ian Tobasco, UIC
3:45PM, Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Towards a Normative Framework for Decumulation Investing
Mathematical Finance & Financial Data Science Seminar
Lionel Martellini, Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School
5:30PM, Online Zoom access provided to registrants