The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems serves as a hub and facilitator for pathbreaking and relevant research in complexity science transcending the boundaries of established disciplines.



New Report on Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science

New Publication: As a member of the National Research Council Committee on the Science of Team Science, Brian Uzzi co-authored a groundbreaking 2015 report on Team Science. Download and read the the report for free.

Northwestern Hosts Quantitative Biologists

McCormick News: On May 9, 2015 Northwestern hosted the first-ever quantitative biology meeting: "Building a Network of Quantitative Biologists". This event was sponsored by NICO and co-organized by Madhav Mani and David Schwab.


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Robotic Sensor Swarms

Transportation Networks

Social and Information Networks

The Science of Teams

Weight Loss in the Internet Age

Computational Neuroscience

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The NICO reading group meets regularly over lunch to discuss recent papers, fundamentals, and emerging trends in complexity research. 

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