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.

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New Book Provides Foundations for Application of Agent-Based Modeling

McCormick News: NICO faculty member Uri Wilensky and co-author William Rand have published "An Introduction to Agent-Based Modeling" which teaches modeling natural, social, and engineered complex systems with NetLogo.

NICO to live stream Wednesday@NICO talk with Carl P. Simon

NICO News: On April 8, 2015 NICO broadcast our first live stream of a Wednesday@NICO talk, with Carl P. Simon of the University of Michigan. Visit the NICO YouTube Channel for more seminar video.

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Research

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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