Anindya Ghose, Stern Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, Will Co-Chair AIG-NYU Collaborative Research Initiative

Anindya Ghose, NYU Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and Professor of Marketing, is co-Director of the Center for Business Analytics, a Daniel P. Paduano Fellow of Business Ethics, and the Robert L. & Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow, all at NYU’s Stern School of Business. Additionally, Dr. Ghose is one of two co-chairs […]

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Paul Horn, NYU Sr. Vice Provost for Research, To Lead AIG-NYU Collaborative Research Initiative

Paul M. Horn, NYU Distinguished Scientist in Residence, Senior Vice Provost for Research, and Senior Vice Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship, Polytechnic School of Engineering, leads University-wide research efforts at NYU, specializing in developing links between faculty, students and industry and promoting a dynamic entrepreneurial environment. Dr. Horn was instrumental in forming the AIG-NYU […]

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Raghu Varadhan, Founder of the Modern Theory of Large Deviations, Discusses His Lifelong Interest in the Probability of Rare Events

Born in Chennai (previously Madras), India, Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan FRS, universally known as Raghu, arrived in New York from Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1963 as a postdoctoral fellow at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Remarkably, he has been there ever since. In fact, he and his wife, Vasu, an adjunct professor of […]

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Yann LeCun of the Courant Institute To Direct Facebook’s New Artificial Intelligence Lab

Yann LeCun, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Silver Professor of Computer Science, Neural Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering and founding director of NYU’s Center for Data Science, was recently named director of Facebook’s laboratory devoted to artificial intelligence and machine learning research. This new laboratory will support AI research teams in New York City, London and Facebook’s Menlo Park, CA headquarters. A […]

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Courant’s Raghu Varadhan To Become Interim Director of Center For Data Science

Srinivasa (Raghu) Varadhan was recently appointed Interim Director of NYU’s Center for Data Science, succeeding inaugural Director Yann LeCun. Arriving at the Courant Institute in 1963 from Calcutta, India, Raghu is unquestionably considered one of the Institute’s most accomplished faculty members, twice serving as Director, from 1980-84 and 1992-94. Gérard Ben Arous, Director of the […]

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Data Science Professor Profiles: David Hogg, Physics and Astronomy

This is the fourth article in a series profiling NYU Center for Data Science professors, exploring the origins of their interest in data science and their thoughts on the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environment Initiative.   David W. Hogg, NYU Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Physics, Director of Undergraduate Studies—Physics, Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics, and Adjunct Senior […]

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Data Science Professor Profiles: Rich Bonneau, Biology & Computer Science

This is the third article in a series profiling NYU Center for Data Science professors, exploring the origins of their interest in data science and their thoughts on the Moore-Sloan Initiative.     Richard Bonneau, NYU Associate Professor, Departments of Biology and Computer Science and Center for Genomics & Systems Biology, is also Faculty Director of Bioinformatics and […]

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Data Science Professor Profiles: Michael Laver, Politics

This is the second article in a series profiling NYU Center for Data Science-affiliated professors, exploring the origins of their interest in data science and their thoughts on the Moore-Sloan Initiative.  Michael Laver, NYU Professor of Politics (former Chair) and Dean for the Social Sciences, was a member of the initial group which crafted the proposal for the […]

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Data Science Professor Profiles: Kyle Cranmer, Physics

This is the first article in a series profiling NYU Center for Data Science professors, exploring the origins of their interest in data science and their thoughts on the Moore-Sloan Initiative.   Kyle Cranmer, NYU Associate Professor of Physics and Affiliated Faculty member at the Center for Data Science, is an experimental particle physicist working on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, based […]

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New York University To Collaborate On Multi-Million Dollar Initiative To Harness Potential Of Data Scientists And Big Data

New York University, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington have launched a 5-year, $37.8 million, cross-institutional effort with support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to harness the potential of data scientists and big data for basic research and scientific discovery. NYU competed nationally […]

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