Dawn Parker is Associate Professor in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment and Associate Director of the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on the development of fine-scale models that link the drivers of land-use change and their socioeconomic and ecological impacts, [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
Dan McCarthy is a faculty member with Social Innovation Generation, the Waterloo Institute of Social Innovation and Resilience as well as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. His interdisciplinary academic background has focused on exploring the utility of complex systems-based approaches to understanding and intervening in [...]Continue Reading →
Steven Mock is co-lead researcher at the Ideational Conflict Project of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario. He completed his Ph.D. in Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2009. He is a former chair of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and [...]Continue Reading →
Michael Nielsen is one of the pioneers of quantum computation. He was educated at the University of Queensland, and as a Fulbright Scholar in the group of Carl Caves at the University of New Mexico. He worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory, at Caltech as the Richard Chace Tolman Prize Fellow, [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →