Brian Arthur

On August 30, 2011 By

W. Brian Arthur is an External Faculty Member at the Santa Fe Institute and Visiting Researcher in the Intelligent Systems Lab at PARC (formerly Xerox Parc). He holds a Ph.D. from Berkeley in Operations Research, and has other degrees in economics, engineering and mathematics. From 1983 to 1996 he was Morrison […]

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Rob Axtell

On August 30, 2011 By

Rob Axtell is Department Chair of the new Department of Computational Social Science at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C. USA) and a founding member of the Center on Social and Economic Dynamics there. He holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from […]

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Yaneer Bar-Yam

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Yaneer Bar-Yam is Founding President of the New England Complex Systems Institute. He received his SB and PhD in physics from MIT in 1978 and 1984, respectively. He has been engaged in the education of complex systems concepts to academic, executive and professional audiences with over 2,000 graduates of his courses nationally and […]

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Mike Batty

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Mike Batty is Bartlett Professor of Planning at University College London where he directs the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA). From 1990 to 1995, he was Director of the NSF National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) in the State University of New York at Buffalo.

From 1979 until 1990, he […]

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Eric Beinhocker

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Eric Beinhocker is the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s INET@Oxford research program (Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford), a member of the Said Business School at Oxford, and a Visiting Professor of Economics at Central European University. He has a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.S. […]

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Monica Cojocaru

On August 7, 2012 By

Monica Cojocaru is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics & Statistics Department at the University of Guelph. She completed her BSc and MSc in Mathematics at the University of Bucharest (Romania) and her PhD in Mathematics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. She held an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre […]

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J Doyne Farmer

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J. Doyne Farmer co-directs the programme on complexity economics, which is part of the INET@Oxford research institute. Farmer arrived in Autumn 2012 from the Santa Fe Institute.

He has broad interests in complex systems, and has done research in dynamical systems theory, time series analysis and theoretical biology. His main interest is in […]

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Carl Folke

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Carl Folke  is Science Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Director of the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, one of the collaborating partners of the Stockholm Resilience Centre. He served as Deputy Director of the Beijer Institute 1991-1996 and Director of Stockholm University’s […]

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Ian Goldin

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Ian Goldin took up his current position as Director of the Oxford Martin School in September 2006. He has a BA (Hons) and a BSc from the University of Cape Town, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MA and Doctorate from the University of Oxford. In addition to being […]

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Matthew Hoffman

On August 30, 2011 By

Matthew Hoffman is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the George Washington University. His research and teaching interests include global governance, climate change politics, complexity theory, and agent-based […]

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Eric Lambin

On March 16, 2012 By

Eric Lambin is a George and Setsuko Ishiyama Provostial Professor and Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment. He is affiliated with the Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University. He received his Baccalaureate, Master in Sciences and PhD in Sciences, from the University of Louvain, Belgium.

His research is in the […]

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Jukka-Pekka Onnela

On June 19, 2012 By

Jukka-Pekka Onnela is Assistant Professor at the Department of BiostatisticsHarvard School of Public HealthHarvard University. He obtained his doctorate at the Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) in 2006, where his dissertation received the Dissertation of the Year Award from the university. Prior to joining Biostatistics, he […]

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Felix Reed-Tsochas

On March 16, 2012 By

Felix Reed-Tsochas is James Martin Lecturer in Complex Systems at the Saïd Business School, Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Complexity, and a Fellow of Green Templeton College.

Felix is also a founding Co-Director of the CABDyN Complexity Centre, where CABDyN   stands for Complex Agent-Based Dynamic Networks. CABDyN was launched in 2003 to […]

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Marten Scheffer

On August 30, 2011 By

Marten Scheffer (1958) currently leads the Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management group at Wageningen University. He is interested in unraveling the mechanisms that determine the stability and resilience of complex systems.

Although much of his work has focused on the ecosystems of lakes, he has also worked with a range of scientists […]

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Lee Smolin

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Lee Smolin is a founding member and research physicist at the Perimeter Institute  For Theoretical Physics. Professor Smolin received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics in  1979 from Harvard University, and held postdoctoral positions at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, The Institute for Theoretical Physics (now Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics) […]

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Leigh Tesfatsion

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Leigh Tesfatsion is a Professor of Economics, Mathematics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Department of Economics, Iowa State University. She received her Ph.D. degree in economics, with a minor supporting program in mathematics, from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1975.

Her current research focuses on Agent-based Computational Economics (ACE), the […]

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Jan Wouter Vasbinder

On June 1, 2012 By

Jan Wouter Vasbinder (1945) is founding president of the Institute Para Limes, which he initiated in 2003. He moved to Singapore in August 2011 to become  director of the Complexity Program at the Nanyang Technological University at Singapore. Vasbinder studied physics at the Technical University of Delft (1972). He started his […]

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