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 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.



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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