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New York University has named Russel Caflisch, professor of mathematics at UCLA and director of the National Science Foundation’s Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, director of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
UNICEF has announced that SayCel, a mobile connectivity company founded by NYU’s Edwin Reed-Sanchez, is one of five companies worldwide selected to receive funding through UNICEF’s first round of investments from its Innovation Fund.
The maneuvers of flying insects are unmatched by even the best pilots, and this might be due to the fact that these critters don’t obey the same aerodynamic laws as airplanes, a team of Courant researchers has found.
A team of scientists has developed a system that can forecast the outbreak of dengue fever by simply analyzing the calling behavior of citizens to a public-health hotline.
A team of scientists has developed a computational method to map cancer progression, an advance that offers new insights into the factors that spur this affliction as well as new ways of selecting effective therapies.
Recognizing the high research and development costs for drugs to combat cancer, a team of researchers has devised a method to maximize investment into these undertakings by spotting which efforts are the most scientifically viable.
New York University is proud to be a university partner of the annual World Science Festival, which is returning to campus beginning Wednesday, June 1 through Sunday, June 5 for a celebration of science.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five NYU faculty as fellows: Leslie Greengard, a professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences; Yusef Komunyakaa, a faculty member in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English; Trevor Morrison, dean of NYU’s School of Law; Debraj Ray, a Silver Professor in the Department of Economics; and Christopher Wood, a professor in the Department of German.
NYU's Courant Institute, in collaboration with the Open Networking User Group (ONUG), today announced the formation of the NYU Open Networking Lab. The new lab aims to provide a state-of-the-art testing environment for members of the ONUG Community to explore research-driven solutions addressing existing and emerging problems faced by the software-defined infrastructure community.