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NYU hosts 24-hour hacking marathon

NYU hosts 24-hour hacking marathon

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor

October 20, 2014


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Coverage of the annual NYU Hackathon hosted by the NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Entrepreneurs Festival celebrates student work, provides industry advice

Entrepreneurs Festival celebrates student work, provides industry advice

By Kavish Harjai, Kavish Harjai

March 3, 2014


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The Entrepreneurs Festival took place last weekend at NYU, bringing together entrepreneurs and students from across the city to provide advice and discuss their ideas, paths and mistakes. The event kicked off with the first of three keynote speakers, Glen de Vries. De Vries studied biology at Carnegie Mellon and subsequentl...

Courant professors create flying robot

Courant professors create flying robot

December 10, 2013


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  Most flying robot models currently base their design on insect-like wing motions, like those of bees, hummingbirds and moths. Instead of flapping up and down, insects sweep their wings forward, flip them over and bring them back the other way. Leif Ristroph, assistant professor of Mathem...

Courant professor to receive award in Beijing

Courant professor to receive award in Beijing

September 18, 2013


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Yann LeCun, a professor at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named the recipient of the Neural Networks Pioneer Award by the Computational Intelligence Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The award recognizes individuals who have con...