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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News

Shootings in US Schools are Linked to Increased Unemployment

Faculty News: Research by Adam Pah and Luis Amaral highlights important connection between going to school and the expectation of finding work in America.

We're Learning To Predict Who Will Have The Greatest Career Impact

Faculty News: Article by Professor Dashun Wang in Forbes discusses his research, which found that peak impact can happen at any time in a scientist’s career.

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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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