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Listed below are the faculty of the Department of Mathematics.
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Armstrong, Scott
WWH
530
8-3148
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations, probability theory, and stochastic homogenization
Avellaneda, Marco
WWH
1012
8-3129
Professor of Mathematics
Applied mathematics, mathematical modeling in finance, probability
Bakhtin, Yuri
WWH
713
8-3106
Professor of Mathematics
Random dynamics, probabilistic models of mathematical physics
Bandeira, Afonso S.
WWH
1123
8-3475
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Applied mathematics, optimization, probability, information theory, signal processing, mathematics of data science
Ben Arous, Gérard
WWH
812
8-3108
Professor of Mathematics
Probability theory, stochastic processes, partial differential equations
Berger, Marsha
WWH
1121
8-3305
Silver Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
Computational fluid dynamics, adaptive methods for partial differential equations, parallel computing
Bogomolov, Fedor
WWH
602
8-3243
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Algebraic geometry and related problems in algebra, topology, number theory
Bourgade, Paul
WWH
603
8-3090
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Probability, random matrices, statistical physics and stochastic processes
Bühler, Oliver
WWH
1013
8-3265
Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science
Geophysical fluid dynamics, interactions between waves and vortices, acoustics, statistical mechanics
Caflisch, Russel
WWH
1303
8-3184
Professor of Mathematics; Director, Courant Institute
Applied math, PDEs, fluid dynamics, plasma physics, materials science, Monte Carlo methods, computational finance
Cappell, Sylvain E.
WWH
1112
8-3281
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Algebraic and geometric topology, symplectic and algebraic geometry
Cerfon, Antoine
WWH
1011
8-3169
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Magnetohydrodynamics in fusion and astrophysical plasmas, nonneutral plasmas, kinetic theory in plasmas and rarefied gases
Cheeger, Jeff
WWH
802
8-3282
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Differential geometry and its connections to analysis and topology
Chen, Yu
WWH
1126
8-3285
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Numerical scattering theory, ill-posed problems, scientific computing
Deift, Percy A.
WWH
1028
8-3288
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Spectral theory and inverse spectral theory, integrable systems, Riemann-Hilbert problems
Donev, Aleksandar
WWH
1016
2-7315
Professor of Mathematics
Multi-scale (hybrid) methods; fluctuating hydrodynamics; coarse-grained particle methods; jamming and packing
Fernandez-Granda, Carlos
WWH
1109
8-3289
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Galichon, Alfred
WWH
526
8-3174
Professor of Economics and Mathematics
Optimal transport, mathematical finance, economic equilibrium
Gerber, Edwin
WWH
911
8-3269
Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science
Atmospheric dynamics, climate variability, stochastic modeling
Germain, Pierre
WWH
711
2-7346
Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear partial differential equations, harmonic analysis
Giannakis, Dimitris
WWH
910
8-3316
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Atmosphere ocean science, geometric data analysis, uncertainty quantification
Goodman, Jonathan B.
WWH
529
8-3326
Professor of Mathematics
Fluid dynamics, computational physics, computational finance
Greengard, Leslie
WWH
1117
8-3306
Silver Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Applied and computational math, partial differential equations, computational chemistry, mathematical biology
Gromov, Mikhael
WWH
1130
8-3205
Jay Gould Professor of Mathematics
Riemannian manifolds, symplectic manifolds, infinite groups, math models of biomolecular systems
Gunturk, C. Sinan
WWH
616
8-3246
Professor of Mathematics
Harmonic analysis, information theory, signal processing
Hang, Fengbo
WWH
630
8-3221
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Geometric analysis
Holland, David
WWH
912
8-3245
Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science
Ocean-ice studies, climate theory and modeling
Holmes-Cerfon, Miranda
WWH
1107
8-3262
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Materials science, statistical mechanics, stochastic methods, computational geometry
Kleeman, Richard
WWH
929
8-3233
Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science
Climate dynamics, El Nino, predictability of weather and climate dynamical systems
Kleiner, Bruce
WWH
629
8-3214
Professor of Mathematics
Geometric analysis, geometric group theory and geometric evolution equations
Kohn, Robert V.
WWH
502
8-3217
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear partial differential equations, materials science, mathematical finance
Lin, Fang-Hua
WWH
717
8-3137
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations, geometric measure theory
Lubetzky, Eyal
WWH
813
8-3381
Professor of Mathematics
Probability theory and combinatorics
Lutwak, Erwin
RGSH
321H
7-3366
Professor of Mathematics
Convex geometry, geometric and analytic inequalities
Majda, Andrew J.
WWH
902
8-3323
Professor of Mathematics and The Samuel F. B. Morse Professor of Arts and Science
Modern applied mathematics, atmosphere/ocean science, partial differential equations
Masmoudi, Nader
WWH
729
8-3211
Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear parallel differential equations
McLaughlin, David W.
WWH
1113
8-3077
Silver Professor of Mathematics and Neural Science
Applied mathematics, nonlinear wave equations, visual neural science
Miller, Edward
RGSH
321G
7-3386
Professor of Mathematics
Differential topology
Mishra, Bhubaneswar
WWH
405
8-3464
Professor of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Cell Biology
Robotics, genomics, finance, mathematical and theoretical computer science
Mogilner, Alex
WWH
903
2-7546
Professor of Mathematics and Biology
Computational Biology, Cell Biophysics and Mathematical Biology
Newman, Charles M.
WWH
817
8-3309
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Probability theory, statistical physics, stochastic models
O'Neil, Mike
WWH
1119
8-3125
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Electromagnetics, acoustics, fluid dynamics, fast algorithms, integral equations and computational statistics
Overton, Michael
WWH
429
8-3121
Silver Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
Numerical linear algebra, optimization, linear and semi-definite programming
Pauluis, Olivier
WWH
913
8-3170
Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science
Climate and the general circulation of the atmosphere, moist convection, tropical meteorology, numerical modeling
Percus, Jerome K.
WWH
501
8-3130
Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Chemical physics, mathematical biology
Peskin, Charles S.
WWH
917
8-3126
Silver Professor of Mathematics and Neural Science
Applications of mathematics and computing to problems in medicine and biology, cardiac fluid dynamics, molecular machinery within biological cells, mathematical/computational neuroscience
Pirutka, Alena
WWH
611
2-7537
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Arithmetic and algebraic geometry, number theory
Rangan, Aaditya
WWH
1101
8-3303
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Computational biology, numerical analysis
Rinzel, John
WWH
919
8-3308
Professor of Neural Science and Mathematics
Computational neuroscience, nonlinear dynamics of neurons and neural circuits, sensory processing
Ristroph, Leif
WWH
1127
8-3317
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Fluid dynamics, non-linear dynamics, experimental physics, biophysics, and geophysics
Serfaty, Sylvia
WWH
612
8-3213
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Ginzburg-Landau equations, and variational problems from material science
Shatah, Jalal M. I.
WWH
712
8-3328
Silver Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations, analysis
Shelley, Michael J.
WWH
1102
8-3284
Professor of Mathematics, Neural Science, and Mechanical Engineering, and the Lilian and George Lyttle Professor of Applied Mathematics
Applied math and modeling, visual neuroscience, fluid dynamics, computational physics and neuroscience
Smith, K. Shafer
WWH
916
8-3176
Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science
Geophysical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography and climate
Spencer, Joel H.
WWH
829
8-3219
Silver Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Discrete mathematics, theoretical computer science.
Sreenivasan, Katepalli R.
WWH
1001
2-7914
Professor of Physics and Mathematics; Executive Vice Provost for Engineering and Applied Sciences, NYU
Turbulence, complex fluids, cryogenic helium and nonlinear dynamics
Stadler, Georg
WWH
1111
8-3111
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Parallel scientific computing, inverse problems, PDE-constrained optimization, variational inequalities, computational earth sciences
Stein, Daniel
WWH
811
8-3178
Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Theoretical condensed matter physics, statistical mechanics, and mathematical physics
Tabak, Esteban G.
WWH
1017
8-3088
Professor of Mathematics
Dynamics of the atmosphere and ocean, energy transfer in systems with many degrees of freedom
Tranchina, Daniel A.
WWH
918
8-3109
Professor of Biology, Mathematics, and Neural Science
Mathematical modeling in neuroscience
Trefethen, Nick
WWH
1119
8-3121
Global Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Tschinkel, Yuri
WWH
617
8-3145
Professor of Mathematics
Algebraic geometry, number theory, automorphic forms
Vanden-Eijnden, Eric
WWH
1116
8-3154
Professor of Mathematics
Stochastic partial differential equations, statistical mechanics, turbulence theory
Varadhan, S. R. Srinivasa
WWH
1313
8-3334
Professor of Mathematics and the Frank Jay Gould Professor of Science
Probability theory, stochastic processes, partial differential equations
Vicol, Vlad
WWH
716
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Weare, Jonathan
WWH
1103
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Wright, Margaret H.
WWH
430
8-3056
Silver Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
Optimization; scientific computing; linear algebra
Yang, Deane
RGSH
305A
7-3540
Professor of Mathematics
Convex geometric analysis, Riemannian geometry, Partial differential equations
Yang, Yisong
RGSH
303B
7-3427
Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics
Young, Lai-Sang
WWH
702
8-3286
Silver Professor of Mathematics and the Henry & Lucy Moses Professor of Science
Dynamical systems and ergodic theory
Young, Robert
WWH
601
8-3156
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Geometric group theory, metric geometry, and quantitative geometry
Zeitouni, Ofer
WWH
812
8-3311
Global Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Zhang, Gaoyong
RGSH
305F
7-3695
Professor of Mathematics
Convex geometry, Geometric analysis
Zhang, Jun
WWH
1118
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Fluid dynamics, biophysics, complex systems
Zorin, Denis
60 5th Ave
306
8-3494
Silver Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
Computer graphics; geometric modeling; subdivision surfaces; multiresolution surface representations; fluid and solid simulation; perceptually based methods for computer graphics
Contract Faculty
Bhat, Vindya
WWH
722
8-3229
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Graph theory and extremal combinatorics with a focus on Ramsey theory
Cereste, Ken
RGSH
321K
7-3570
Lecturer of Mathematics
Clarkson, Corrin
WWH
721
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Diaz-Alban, Jose
RGSH
305K
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Esposito, Joseph
RGSH
305L
7-4076
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Gbedemah, Amakoe
RGSH
303D
7-3294
Lecturer of Mathematics
Hammoud, Naima
WWH
721
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Kalaycioglu, Selin
WWH
723
8-3155
Clinical Associate Professor of Mathematics
Computational group theory, representation theory of finite groups, mathematics education
Kolm, Petter N.
WWH
520
8-4855
Clinical Professor of Mathematics
Data science, econometrics, financial mathematics, machine learning, market making, optimization, portfolio optimization, quantitative & systematic trading, risk management, robo advisory & investing, smart beta strategies, stochastic optimal control, transaction costs, and tax-aware investing.
Leingang, Matthew
WWH
718
8-3107
Clinical Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics Education, Web Pedagogies, Differential Geometry
Liu, Shizhu
WWH
720
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Convex Geometry, Information Theory, Analytic Inequalities, Probability
Majmudar, Trushant
WWH
719
8-3096
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Bio-fluid Dynamics, bio-locomotion, soft condensed matter
Medina, Luciano
RGSH
323A
7-3039
Lecturer, Courant Tandon
Oveys, Hesam
WWH
722
8-3229
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Stochastic processes, branching processes, mathematical biology, mathematical finance, and partial differential equations
Patel, Jigarkumar
WWH
719
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Qian, Jinghua
RGSH
305C
7-3747
Senior Lecturer, Courant Tandon; Director of Freshman Mathematics for Tandon
Probability and stochastic processes, statistics, analysis
Shum, Fan Ny
WWH
725
8-3375
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Stochastic differential equations, partial differential equations, geometric control theory, and Lie theory
Sia, Jia Min Charmaine
WWH
706
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Sondjaja, Mutiara
WWH
725
8-3375
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Optimization; interior-point methods; operations research
Stepp, Elizabeth
RGSH
323B
7-3601
Clinical Associate Professor of Mathematics
Van Wagenen, Lindsey
RGSH
305D
7-3737
Senior Lecturer, Courant Tandon; Director of Sophomore Mathematics for Tandon
Dynamical systems, stochastic processes, nonlinear optics
Wielaard, James
RGSH
305B
7-3764
Industry Associate Professor, Courant Tandon
Mathematical biology
Zhao, Fang
RGSH
305E
7-3191
Lecturer, Courant Tandon; Director of Precalculus Mathematics for Tandon
Visiting Faculty
Buonerba, Federico
WWH
1104
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Francfort, Gilles
WWH
1122
8-3296
Visiting Professor of Mathematics (Spring 2019)
Hirschberg, Ori
WWH
1125
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Pang, Liming
WWH
720
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Associated & Affiliated Faculty
Fine, Kit
Silver Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics
Logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language
Horn, Paul M.
Distinguished Scientist in Residence
Jones, Alexander
Professor of the History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity and Mathematics
Ok, Efe A.
Professor of Economics and Mathematics
Decision theory, order theory, applied functional analysis
Schlick, Tamar
Professor of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science
Mathematical biology; numerical analysis; computational chemistry
Shapley, Bob
Professor of Neural Science and Mathematics
Visual physiology, perception
Simoncelli, Eero P.
Professor of Neural Science and Mathematics
Representation and processing of visual information in machines and humans
Sodickson, Daniel
Associate Professor of Radiology, Physiology, and Neuroscience
Sokal, Alan
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Mathematical Physics; quantum field theory; statistical physics; computational physics
Tarres, Pierre
Associate Professor of Mathematics, NYU Shanghai
Tuckerman, Mark E.
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Mathematics
Statistical mechanics; algorithms for molecular dynamics and electronic structure; computational chemistry
Faculty Emeriti
Berman, Simeon M.
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Childress, Stephen
WWH
1306
8-3135
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Edwards, Harold M.
WWH
730
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Greenleaf, Frederick P.
WWH
521
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Noncommutative harmonic analysis, Lie groups and group representations, invariant partial differential operators
Hoppensteadt, Frank
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Karal, Frank C.
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Lax, Peter D.
WWH
810
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
McKean, Henry P.
WWH
1002
8-3252
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Probability, partial differential equations, complex function theory
Nirenberg, Louis
WWH
704
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Novikoff, Albert B. J.
WWH
730
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Ting, Lu
WWH
509
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Weitzner, Harold
WWH
1027
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Widlund, Olof
WWH
511
8-3110
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Mathematics
Numerical analysis, partial differential equations, parallel computing
Faculty In Memoriam
Bazer, Jack
Burrow, Martin D.
Professor of Mathematics
Cai, David
Professor of Mathematics and Neural Science
Nonlinear stochastic behavior in physical and biological systems
Garabedian, Paul R.
Professor of Mathematics
Complex analysis, computational fluid dynamics, plasma physics
Hameiri, Eliezer
Professor of Mathematics
Magneto-fluid dynamics; plasma physics; applied mathematics
Hausner, Melvin
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Karp, Samuel N.
Morawetz, Cathleen S.
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Pollack, Richard
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Shapiro, Harold N.