Profiles in "Complex Systems" Expertise Area

  • Dr. Poste is chief scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative, Regents’ Professor and Del E. Webb Chair in Health Innovation at ASU. He founded the Biodesign Institute and has published more than 400 research papers.
  • Clark A. Miller is Professor and Director of the Center for Energy and Society in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU.
  • Barton is a complex systems scientist who combines anthropology, archaeology, earth science, and information technologies to study long-term dynamics and interactions of people and landscapes in the Anthropocene.
  • Laubichler is a complex systems scientist, theoretical biologist and historian of science. He is director of the School of Complex Adaptive Systems and the Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative at ASU.
  • His intellectual interests are broadly comparative and publications include 12 books in English and Spanish with three others translated in Spanish as well as more than 75 articles and chapters and received major awards.
  • Archaeology: Origins and Development of Complex Mesoamerican Societies
  • Van der Leeuw was awarded the "Champion of the Earth for Science and Innovation" prize by the United Nations Environment Program in 2012. He joined ASU in 2003.
  • Rice studies archaeology: complex social organizations, community systems, the Hohokam and Mogollon regions.
  • Kevin J. Dooley is a Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at ASU and Chief Scientist of The Sustainability Consortium.
  • Armbruster is interested in mathematical modeling: Collective behavior of swarms, disaster recovery, production flow in semiconductor factories, signal pathways, and analysis of the evolution of ant colonies.