Affiliate researchers - International Scientific Advisory Council (ISAC)

Brian Arthur

Brian Arthur

External faculty member at the Santa Fe Institute

W. Brian Arthur is an external faculty member at the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) and visiting researcher in the Intelligent Systems Lab at PARC (formerly Xerox Parc). He holds a PhD from Berkeley in operations research, and has other degrees in economics, engineering and mathematics.

Rob Axtell

Rob Axtell

Chair, Department of Computational Social Science at George Mason University

Rob Axtell is department chair of the new Department of Computational Social Science at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A. Previously, he was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C., U.S.A.) and a founding member of the Center on Social and Economic Dynamics there.

Yaneer Bar-Yam

Yaneer Bar-Yam

Founding president, New England Complex Systems Institute

Yaneer Bar-Yam is founding president of the New England Complex Systems Institute. He received his SB and PhD in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] in 1978 and 1984, respectively.

Mike Batty

Mike Batty

Bartlett professor of planning, University College London

Mike Batty is Bartlett Professor of Planning at University College London where he directs the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA). From 1990 to 1995, he was director of the National Science Foundation, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) in the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Eric Beinhocker

Eric Beinhocker

Executive director, Institute for New Economics

Eric Beinhocker is the executive director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s INET@Oxford research program (Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford), a member of the Said Business School at Oxford, and a visiting professor of economics at Central European University.

Monica Cojocaru

Monica Cojocaru

Associate professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Guelph

Monica Cojocaru is an associate professor in the mathematics and statistics Department at the University of Guelph. She completed her BSc and MSc in mathematics at the University of Bucharest (Romania) and her PhD in mathematics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.

J Doyne Farmer

J Doyne Farmer

Co-director, programme on complexity economics, INET@Oxford

J. Doyne Farmer co-directs the programme on complexity economics, which is part of the INET@Oxford research institute. Farmer arrived in autumn 2012 from the Santa Fe Institute.

Carl Folke

Carl Folke

Science director, Stockholm Resilience Centre; director, Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics

Carl Folke is science director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and the director of the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, one of the collaborating partners of the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

Ian Goldin

Ian Goldin

Director, Oxford Martin School

Ian Goldin took up his current position as director of the Oxford Martin School in September 2006. He has a BA (Hons) and a BSc from the University of Cape Town, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MA and doctorate from the University of Oxford.

Matthew Hoffman

Matthew Hoffman

Associate professor of political science, University of Toronto

Matthew Hoffman is an associate professor of political science at the University of Toronto. He has a Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering from Michigan Technological University and a PhD in international relations from the George Washington University.

Eric Lambin

Eric Lambin

George and Setsuko Ishiyama provostial professor and senior fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment

Eric Lambin is a George and Setsuko Ishiyama provostial professor and senior fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment. He is affiliated with the Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University. He received his baccalaureate, master in sciences and PhD in sciences, from the University of Louvain, Belgium.

Jukka-Pekka Onnela

Jukka-Pekka Onnela

Assistant professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
Felix Reed-Tsochas

Felix Reed-Tsochas

James Martin lecturer, complex systems, Saïd Business School

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.

Marten Scheffer

Marten Scheffer

Leader, aquatic ecology and water quality management group, Wageningen University

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.

Lee Smolin

Lee Smolin

Founding member and research physicist, Perimeter Institute For Theoretical Physics

Lee Smolin is a founding member and research physicist at the Perimeter Institute For Theoretical Physics.

Leigh Tesfatsion

Leigh Tesfatsion

Professor, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

Leigh Tesfatsion is a professor of economics, mathematics, and electrical and computer engineering at the Department of Economics, Iowa State University. She received her PhD degree in economics, with a minor supporting program in mathematics, from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1975.

Jan Wouter Vasbinder

Jan Wouter Vasbinder

Founding president, Institute Para Limes; director, complexity program, Nanyang Technological University

Jan Wouter Vasbinder (1945) is founding president of the Institute Para Limes, which he initiated in 2003. He moved to Singapore in August 2011 to become director of the complexity program at the Nanyang Technological University at Singapore.

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