ASA News

2017

18 May 2017
Valeria Javalera Rincón joined ASA

Valeria Javalera Rincón joined the Advanced Systems Analysis program as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar funded byThe Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT). Her research work at IIASA focuses on implementation of this architecture in order to schedule a sustainable development of energy and agricultural industries under competition for land and water resources (Water-Energy-Land Nexus).  More

15 May 2017
1997 YSSPer Brian Fath

Brian Fath participated in the 1997 YSSP and today is the scientific coordinator of the program as well as a summer Research Scholar within the Advanced Systems Analysis Program. The YSSP impacted not only his career, read more about how it turned his life upside down below.  More

02 May 2017
Matt Leduc gave a talk at the Third Annual Conference on Network Science and Economics

Matt Leduc participated in the Third Annual Conference on Network Science and Economics, hosted by the Department of Economics at Washington University in St. Louis, on April 28-30, 2017, and gave a talk on Pricing and Referrals in Diffusion on Networks.  More

26 April 2017
Pia-Johanna Schweizer visited IIASA

Pia-Johanna Schweizer from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germanyvisited IIASA in the framework of theSystemic Risk and Network Dynamicsproject and gave a talk on "Governance of systemic risks: Challenges for decision and policy making" on 25 April, 2017.  More

12 April 2017
Katya Perez-Guzman joined ASA

Katya Perez-Guzmanjoined the Advanced Systems Analysis program as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar funded byThe Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT). Her research work at IIASA focuses onnetwork analysis of the world input-output database for Mexico and Brazil.  More

07 April 2017
Lavinia Perumal visited ASA, IIASA

Lavinia Perumal from University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 7 April, 2017 and gave a talk on "Understanding and mitigating the impacts of transport infrastructure on natural capital in various African regions".  More

06 April 2017
Matthias Jonas gave a talk at Austria – South Africa Science & Technological Cooperation Launching Workshop

Matthias Jonas gave a talk on "Biodiversity intactness, ecosystem health, food production and security: An assessment of the impacts of major infrastructure projects in South Africa" at Austria – South Africa Science & Technological Cooperation Launching Workshop which took place in Vienna, Austria on 6 April, 2017.  More

27 March 2017
New international banking rules would not prevent another financial crisis

The Basel III regulatory framework, as planned, will not reduce systemic risk in the financial sector, according to new research. Instead, regulations should aim to increase the resilience of financial networks.  More

17 March 2017
Innovative IIASA research highlighted by major journal

Five IIASA studies published in Environmental Research Letters in 2016 were selected for the journal’s Highlights of 2016, as especially innovative or groundbreaking work.  More

10 March 2017
Mateusz Iskrzynski joined EEP and ASA

Mateusz Iskrzynski joined IIASA in March 2017, and isa Postdoctoral Research Scholar with the Evolution and Ecology and Advanced Systems Analysis programs. Hisresearch work focuses on investigation of the links between the structure of food webs as complex networks and the impacts of species extinction.  More

06 March 2017
Asjad Naqvi joined RISK & ASA

Asjad Naqvi joined IIASA in January 2017, and is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar with the Risk and Resilience and Advanced Systems Analysis programs.His research work focuses on two topics -Geo-Simulations as a Policy Toolkit for Natural Disasters andAn Integrated Approach to Modeling Growth, Finance, and the Environment.  More

22 February 2017
Nikolay Bilev and Nikolay Nikiforov joined ESM & ASA

Nikolay Bilev and Nikolay Nikiforov, PhD students at the Moscow State University joined theEcosystems Services and Management program and the Advanced Systems Analysis program for three months as the winners of best-poster award at the conference on Data Intensive Systems Analysis for Geohazard Studies, which took place in Sochi, Russia in 2016,where IIASA was a co-sponsor. Their research at IIASA focuses on Remote Sensing and Data Analysis for Geoscience Research.  More

16 February 2017
Preferential trade agreements enhance global trade at the expense of its resilience

The global commodity trade is a complex system where its network structure, which may arise from bilateral and multilateral agreements, affects its growth and resilience. At time of economic shocks, redundancy in this system is vital to the resilience of growth.  More

15 February 2017
Claudio Cristino joined ASA

Claudio Cristinojoined the Advanced Systems Analysis program as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar funded by theBrazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES).His research work at IIASA focuses on generalized renewal processes both intheoretical,and applied dimensions.  More

13 February 2017
2013 YSSPer Talha Manzoor

2013 YSSPer Talha Manzoor describes below how the YSSP enabled him to pursue his current work and the impact it had on his research.  More

01 February 2017
Michael Kuhn visited ASA, IIASA

Michael Kuhn from Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria visited the Advanced Systems Analysis program on 1 February, 2017 and gave a talk on "The value of population in distributed optimal control models".  More

30 January 2017
Pekka Lindroos visited ASA, IIASA

Pekka Lindroos from the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 9-30 January, 2017 and gave a talk on Analysis of International Development of Platform-centric Economic Ecosystems.  More

27 January 2017
Rahul Basole visited ASA, IIASA

Rahul Basole from Tennenbaum Institute at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA visited the Advanced Systems Analysis program on 26-27 January, 2017 and gave a talk on Visualization of Big Data.  More

25 January 2017
Elena Rovenskaya participated in the Arctic Frontiers conference

Elena Rovenskaya gave a talk on "Blue growth - opportunity or obstacle? Somefisheries business perspective" at the Blue Growth: Possibilities, Constraints and Trade-offs: How To Move Forward in the Arctic session of the Arctic Frontiers conference which took place inTromsø, Norway on 21-27 January, 2017.  More

25 January 2017
Sari Löytökorpi visited ASA, IIASA

Sari Löytökorpi from the Prime Minister's Office of Finland visited the Advanced Systems Analysis program on 23-24 January, 2017 and gave a talk on Science-to-Policy Interface.  More

11 January 2017
Recent publication by 2013 YSSPer Emilio L. Cano

Emilio L. Cano recently published a paper in Springer's TOP journal and began a new position at the University of Castilla-La Mancha as Assistant Professor. Below he describes the impact the Young Scientist Summer Program (YSSP) had on these achievements.  More

2016

16 December 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the workshop on Frontiers of Physics

Stefan Thurner gave a talk on "Understanding complex systems as the physics beyond physics" at theAPCTP 2016 Workshop on Frontiers of Physics:Push the Envelope of Statistical Physics: Econo, Social, Bio and Beyond which took place in Pohang, South Korea on 12-15 December, 2016.  More

14 December 2016
Alexey Davydov participated in the international conference on Topological Methods in Dynamics

Alexey Davydov gave a talk on “Structural stability of binary differential equations” at the international conference on Topological Methods in Dynamics dedicated to 70th birthday of V.Z. Grines which took place in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia on 11-13 December, 2016.  More

12 December 2016
Willi Semmler and Sergey Orlov participated in the 10th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2016)

ASA researchers participated in the 10th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2016) which took part at Higher Technical School of Engineering, University of Seville in Seville,Spain on 9-11 December, 2016.  More

10 December 2016
Yurii Yermoliev participated in the workshop on Integrated Modeling of Food, Energy and Water Security Management

Yurii Yermoliev gave talks on "Integrated modeling of food secutirty management in Ukraine", "Linking distributed model for food-energy-water-environmental nexus" and "Robust food-energy-water nexus management for sustainable developments" at the workshop on Integrated Modeling of Food, Energy and Water Security Management for Sustainable Social, Economic and Environmental Developments which took place in Kiev, Ukraine on 1-9 December, 2016.  More

02 December 2016
ASA researchers participated in the international workshop on Heterogeneous Dynamic Models of Economic and Population Systems

Elena Rovenskaya, Alexey Davydov and Tapio Palokangas participated in the international workshop on Heterogeneous Dynamic Models of Economic and Population Systems which took place in Vienna, Austria on 1-2 December, 2016.  More

29 November 2016
ASA researchers gave a presentation to Finnish policy advisors

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard and Chihiro Watanabe gave a presentation of the Platform Value Now project at the Finnish Prime Minister's Office and at the Ministry on Economy of Employment in Helsinki, Finland on 23 November, 2016. Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on "Co-development of platforms and ecosystems with key stakeholders" and Chihiro Watanabe gave a talk on "What are the typical features of platform business model" and "Uncaptured GDP".  More

28 November 2016
Matt Leduc gave a talk at the Annual Financial Market Liquidity Conference

Matt Leduc participated in the Annual Financial Market Liquidity Conference, which took place at Corvinus University in Budapest from 14 to 17 November, 2016 and gave a talk on Matching and Resilience in Financial Networks.  More

24 November 2016
Game theory provides new insight on spreading environmentally conscious behavior

The simple act of exchanging information can influence people to change their actions to protect the environment, according to a new study that links game theory with psychological science.  More

24 November 2016
Lisbon to Vladivostok: How could deeper economic integration work?

Deep economic cooperation between the EU, the Eurasian Economic Union, and their neighbors in the long term was the focus of the pilot phase of an IIASA project that concluded with a final workshop this week. The event brought together an international group of economists, modelers, and other experts.  More

18 November 2016
Award for sustainable development summer school

IIASA researcher Brian Fath was a lecturer in the Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS) summer school, which has received a major award from the Austrian government.  More

17 November 2016
Allan Hanbury visited ASA, IIASA

Allan Hanbury and Navid Rekabsaz (YSSP 2016 ASA participant) visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 17 November, 2016 and gave a talk on The Use of Statistical Semantics for Metadata-based Social Image Retrieval.  More

14 November 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the Finnish Parliament hearing

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in theFinnish Parliamenthearingfor the Futures Committee on Welfare Society 2030 which took place on 10-11 November, 2016.  More

31 October 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the Kreyon Day 2016

Stefan Thurner gave a talk on "Vision for principles for creativity and innovation" at the Kreyon Day 2016 which took place in Rome, Italy on 26-30 October, 2016.  More

31 October 2016
Yurii Yermoliev was awarded a medal

Yurii Yermoliev was awarded the Medal for Contribution to the Development of Science by the National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine.  More

24 October 2016
Sergey Aseev participated in the conference on Operations Research

Sergey Aseev gave a talk on "The unified maximum principle for optimal economic growth problems" at the VIII Moscow International Conference on Operations Research (ORM 2016) which took place in Moscow, Russia on 17-22 October, 2016.  More

18 October 2016
The Earth system response to negative emissions

During the last century or so, over half of the CO2 emissions from fossil fuel burning, industry, and deforestation have been absorbed by natural sinks such as the forests and oceans. These natural sinks play a critical role in determining the climate effects of CO2 emissions.  More

11 October 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk at VTT

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on Power Distribution and New Economic Structures at the State Technology Research Center VTT in Helsinki, Finland on 10 October, 2016.  More

10 October 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the workshop on What's New in Networks

Stefan Thurner gave a talk on "Managing Systemic Risk in Financial Multilayer Networks" at the workshop onWhat's New in Networks? – Building Bridges between Computational, Mathematical and Statistical Networks Analysis which took place in Munich, Germany on 5-7 October, 2016.  More

06 October 2016
ASA researchers participated in the conference "Systems Analysis: Modeling and Control"

Elena Rovenskaya, Sergey Aseev, Alexey Davydov, Tapio Palokangas, Chihiro Watanabe, Nikita Strelkovskii and Artem Baklanov participated in the international conference in memory of academician Arkady Kryazhimskiy "Systems Analysis: Modeling and Control" which took place inEkaterinburg, Russia, on 3–8 October, 2016.  More

03 October 2016
Artem Baklanov participated in the conference on Optimization and Applications

Artem Baklanov gave a talk on "A benchmark of heuristic algorithms for the double integrator traveling salesman problem" at the VII international conference on Optimization and Applications (OPTIMA-2016) which took place in Petrovac, Montenegro on 25 September-2 October, 2016.  More

26 September 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the OECD conference

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the OECD conference on High Level Risk Policy which took place in Paris, France on 23 September, 2016.  More

24 September 2016
ASA researchers participated in the conference "Dynamical Systems: Inverse Problems, Stability, and Control Processes"

Elena Rovenskaya, Sergey Aseev, Alexey Davydov and Sergey Orlov participated in the international conference dedicated to the 80th birthday of academician Yurii Osipov "Dynamical Systems: Inverse Problems, Stability, and Control Processes" which took place in Moscow, Russia, on 22-23 September, 2016.  More

23 September 2016
Elena Rovenskaya, Yurii Ermoliev and Tatiana Ermolieva participated in Multicriteria Decision Aiding Workshop 2016

IIASA researchers participated in the Multicriteria Decision Aiding Workshop 2016 which took place in Vienna, Austria on 22-23 September, 2016.Tatiana Ermolieva gave a talk on "Modelling Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Resource Trade-offs between Energy and Agriculture: Case study of Shanxi Region, China" co-authored with ASA researchers Elena Rovenskaya and Yurii Ermoliev.  More

23 September 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the Leiden Networks Day

Stefan Thurner gave a talk on "How financial multilayer networks create systemic risk - and how to manage it" at the Leiden Networks Day which took place in Leiden, the Netherlands on 23 September, 2016.  More

21 September 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the conference on Complex Systems

Stefan Thurner gave talks on "Understanding of Power laws in Path Dependent Processes", "Entropy for complex systems", "Combinatorial Evolutionary Dynamics as a Prototype for Complex Systems" and "How to measure, manage and eliminate systemic risk in the financial system" at the conference on Complex Systems which took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 19-22 September, 2016.  More

20 September 2016
Brian Fath visited the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Brian Fath gave an invited talk on "Resilience along the adaptive cycle: lessons for the life-cycle preparedness" at theBureau of Ocean Energy Management in Sterling, Virginia, USA on 19 September, 2016.  More

15 September 2016
Matt Leduc gave a talk at the Financial Risk & Network Theory conference

Matt Leduc participated in the Financial Risk & Network Theory conference, which took place at Cambridge University from 13 to 14 September, 2016 and gave a talk on Incentivizing Resilience in Financial Networks.  More

15 September 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the conference on Financial Risk & Network Theory

Stefan Thurner gave a keynote presentation on "Systemic risk in financial multilayer networks - and how to manage it" at the conference on Financial Risk & Network Theory which took place in Cambridge, UK on 13-14 September, 2016.  More

12 September 2016
Tapio Palokangas participated in the conference on European Trade Study Group

Tapio Palokangas gave a talk on "Labor Market Regulation, International Trade and Footloose Capital" at the conference on European Trade Study Group (ETSG) which took place in Helsinki, Finland on 8-10 September, 2016.  More

12 September 2016
Tapio Palokangas participated in the conference on Dynamics, Economic Growth and International Trade

Tapio Palokangas gave a talk on "Labor Market Regulation, International Trade and Footloose Capital" at the conference on Dynamics, Economic Growth and International Trade (DEGIT) which took place in Nottingham, UK on 1-2 September, 2016.  More

08 September 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a course talk in Porto

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on "Advanced system analysis - qualitative systems analysis method" in the framework of the Helsinki University of Arts course which was given in Porto, Portugal on 6-7 September, 2016.  More

01 September 2016
YSSP 2016 ended at ASA

Seven young researchers from various countries working on their projects at the Advanced System Analysis program during this summer have presented their their research at the IIASA-wide Final Colloquium on 24–25 August, 2016.  More

01 September 2016
Brian Fath participated in EcoSummit 2016

Brian Fath gave a talk on "Ecological and social system bioenergetics: open loop or autocatalytic" at the EcoSummit 2016 which took place in Montpelier, France on 29 August-1 September, 2016.  More

31 August 2016
Chai Molina visited ASA, IIASA

Chai Molina (University of Pennsylvania, USA) visited the Advanced System Analysis and Evolution and Ecology programs on 16-31August, 2016 to plan a joint research project on game-theoretic analysis of international environmental agreements.  More

31 August 2016
Stephen Robinson visited ASA, IIASA

Stephen Robinson (The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, USA) visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 16-31 August, 2016.  More

30 August 2016
Evgenii Vinokurov gave an interview on the findings of the Eurasian Project

Evgenii Vinokurov gave an interview to Kommersant, Russian influential business paper,on the preliminary findings of the "Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a Wider European and Eurasian Space" project.  More

29 August 2016
Brian Fath participated in the European Forum Alpbach

Brian Fath gave a talk on "Understanding ecosystem dynamics for design of socio-economic systems: following nature's way" at the Technology Symposium of the European Forum Alpbach which took place in Alpbach, Austria on 28 August, 2016.  More

26 August 2016
Serguei Kaniovski visited ASA, IIASA

Serguei Kaniovski (Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Vienna) visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 26 August, 2016 and gave a talk on "The Optimal Use of Exhaustible Resources under Non-constant Returns to Scale" (joint work with Sergey Aseev (ASA) and Konstantin Besov (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, Russia)).  More

24 August 2016
ASA researchers presented their work to Her Excellency Tarja Halonen

Researchers from the Advanced Systems Analysis program met H. E. Tarja Halonen, Finland’s former head of state, in the framework of her visit to IIASA and presented their research projects being carried out in collaboration with partners from Finland.  More

16 August 2016
Harald Katzmair visited IIASA

Harald Katzmair, director and founder of FASresearch (Vienna, Austria) visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 16 August, 2016 and gave a talk on "The Resilience of Austria – An approach to operationalize the adaptive cycle".  More

08 August 2016
Brian Fath gave a talk at BOKU

Brian Fath gave an invited lecture on "Cycles and Time Constants in Nature" on 8 August, 2016.The lecture was delivered as part of a three-week summer school on “Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems” at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU).  More

29 July 2016
Artem Baklanov participated in the 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society (GAMES 2016)

The 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society was held at Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands, from 24 to 28 July, 2016.  More

28 July 2016
Elena Rovenskaya gave a talk at the Data Intensive System Analysis for Geohazard Studies interntational conference

Elena Rovenskaya gave a talk on "Reconciling information from climate-economic model ensembles" at the Data Intensive System Analysis for GeohazardStudies international conference which took place in Sochi, Russia on18–21 July, 2016.  More

27 July 2016
Tapio Palokangas gave a talk

Tapio Palokangas gave a talk on "Labor Market Regulation and InternationalTrade with Footloose Capital" on 27 July, 2016.  More

25 July 2016
Celian Colon joined EEP & ASA

Celian Colon, a PhD student at Ecole Polytechnique, France and Imperial College's Grantham Institute, UK joined the Evolution and Ecology program and the Advanced Systems Analysis program as a winner of the Mikhalevich Award-2015. His research work focuses on The Global Fragmentation of Production Amplifies Systemic Risk in Supply Chains.  More

18 July 2016
Stefan Thurner lectured at the Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems

Stefan Thurner gave a talk on "Quantifying behaviour of humans and their interactions: what we can learn about our species from virtual worlds" at the Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems which took place in Lipari, Italy on 10-17 July, 2016.  More

15 July 2016
Anna Shchiptsova participated in the iEMSs 2016 conference

Anna Shchiptsova gave a talk on "Reconciling Information from Climate-Economic Model Ensembles" at the 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs2016) which took place in Toulouse, France on 10-14 July, 2016.  More

13 July 2016
Brian Fath is awarded the Prigogine Medal for work on ecological systems

Brian Fath is awarded the 2016 Prigogine Medal. The award ceremony is scheduled on 13 July, 2016 at the University of Alicante (Spain) during the 11th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (The Sustainable City) which runs 12 – 14 July. Brian is also giving an invited talk on "Urbanmetabolismand regenerative economics" during the conference.  More

11 July 2016
Tapio Palokangas gave a talk

Tapio Palokangas gave a talk on "Emission Permit Management with Simultaneous Localized and Global Externality Problems" on 11 July, 2016.  More

04 July 2016
Christina Prell visited ASA, IIASA

Christina Prell (University of Maryland, USA) visited the Advanced System Analysis program from 28 June to 25 July, 2016 and gave a talk on "The co-evolution of trade and land use: clarifying positive feedbacks in global social-ecological systems" on 4 July, 2016.  More

24 June 2016
Miguel Centeno visited IIASA

Miguel Centeno (Princeton University, USA)visited IIASA on 23 June, 2016 and gave a talk on "Global Systemic Risk".  More

17 June 2016
Babak Heydari visited ASA, IIASA

Babak Heydari (Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA)visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 17 June, 2016 and gave a talk in the framework of theSystemic Risk and Network Dynamicsproject on "A structural perspective on governance of complex socio-technical systems".  More

15 June 2016
Leila Niamir visited ASA, IIASA

Leila Niamir(University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands) visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 15 June, 2016 and gave a talk on "Transition to Low-carbon Economy: The Role of Households Behavioral Changes and Structural Shifts in Energy Markets".  More

06 June 2016
Elena Shchekinova joined ASA program

Elena Shchekinova joined the Advanced System Analyis and Evolution and Ecology Programs as a research scholar to work on financial time series analysis for the prediction of economic recession in the framework of the IIASA's Systemic Risk and Network Dynamics cross-cutting project.  More

06 June 2016
YSSP 2016 commenced at ASA

Seven young researchers from various countries joined the Advanced System Analysis program to work on their projects for three months.  More

03 June 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in NetSci 2016

Stefan Thurner gave a lecture on "Networks in socio-technical systems" at the NetSci School 2016 and talks on "How a fully endogenous combinatorial model of evolution explains booms and busts in economic development", "Understanding medicine and the healthcare system from big medical re-use data" and "On the Origin of Power Laws in Targeted Diffusion on Networks" at the NetSci Conference 2016. Both events took place in Seoul, South Korea on 31 May-3 June, 2016.  More

26 May 2016
Brian Fath participated in the workshop on Research Alliance for Regenerative Economics

Brian Fath gave a talk on "Resilience and navigating the adaptive cycle" at theworkshop on Research Alliance for Regenerative Economics which took place in Trenton, New Jersey, USA on 25 May, 2016.  More

26 May 2016
Stefan Thurner participated in the eHealth Summit 2016

Stefan Thurner gave a keynote presentation on "Using big medical data for predicting health trajectories and implications for prevention strategies" at the eHealth Summit 2016 which took place in Vienna, Austria on 24-25 May, 2016.  More

25 May 2016
Artem Baklanov participated in IIASA EOS Workshop on Modelling Spatial Heterogeneity with Geographically Weighted Models using R

ASA researcher participated inIIASA EOS Workshop on Modelling Spatial Heterogeneity withGeographically Weighted Models using R which took on 24-25 May, 2016.  More

17 May 2016
Alexey Davydov participated in the conference on complex analysis, algebra, algebraic geometry and mathematical physics

Alexey Davydov gave a talk on "Theory of normal forms of linear second order mixed type PDEs on the plane" at the Third Russian-Chinese conference on complex analysis, algebra, algebraic geometry and mathematical physics which took place in Moscow, Russia on 10-16 May, 2016.  More

12 May 2016
Brian Fath participated in the International Society for Ecological Modelling global conference

Brian Fath chaired the International Society for Ecological Modelling (ISEM)'s 20th biennial conference which took place at Towson University in Baltimore, USA from 8 to 12 May, 2016 and gave a keynote presentation on "Flourishing within the Limits to Growth" in honor of the contributions of Sven E. Jørgensen to ecological systems analysis.  More

04 May 2016
Donald Costello visited ASA, IIASA

Professor Donald F. Costello, distinguished speaker from Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 3-4 May 2016 and gave a talk on "Applied Systems Support for Distributed Data Driven Analysis".  More

22 April 2016
Stefano Galelli visited ASA, IIASA

Professor Stefano Galelli from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) visitedthe Advanced System Analysis program on 22 April 2016 and gave a talk on "Influence of El Niño Southern Oscillation on global hydropower production"  More

14 April 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the Global X-Network conference

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on The New Global Economic Structures and Uncertainty at the Global X-Network conference which took place at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA on 12-13 April, 2016.  More

11 April 2016
Intelligent transaction tax could help reduce systemic risk in financial networks

A new IIASA study proposes a solution for mitigating the increasingly risky nature of financial markets, based on an analysis of systemic risk in financial networks.  More

11 April 2016
Artem Baklanov participated in the conference on Analysis of Images, Social Networks, and Texts

Artem Baklanov participated in the 5th International Conference on Analysis of Images, Social Networks and Texts which took place in Ekaterinburg, Russia from 7 to 9 April 2016 and gave a talk on "Vote Aggregation Techniques in the Geo-Wiki Crowdsourcing Game: A CaseStudy". He also gave a series of lectures on "Validation and Verification of Mathematical models" at Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg, Russia)  More

07 April 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk at the seminar "Systems Analysis and Israel"

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on Agent-Based Modeling and Foresight Research Techniques at the seminar "Systems Analysis and Israel" co-organized by IIASA and Tel Aviv University which took place at the Porter School for Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University on 4 April, 2016.  More

05 April 2016
Jeffrey Keisler visited ASA, IIASA

Jeffrey Keisler, the Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair, visited the Advanced System Analysis program from 29 March to 5 April, 2016 and gave a talk on "Economic decision analysis: Concepts and applications"  More

31 March 2016
Matthias Wildemeersch participated in a workshop jointly organized by IIASA and Peking University

Matthias Wildemeersch visited Beijing, China and gave two talks presenting the work of ASA on network resilience - at Beijing Normal University on 21 March, 2016 and at the workshop jointly organized by IIASA and Peking University on 22 March, 2016.  More

31 March 2016
ASA researchers participated in the EMCSR 2016 avantgarde workshop

Matthias Wildemeersch, Sebastian Poledna and Nikita Strelkovskii gave a talk on "Network resilience and systemic risk Methodological approaches to address network resilience and opinion dynamics" and Anna Shchiptsovagave a talk on "Measuring Spatial Feedbacks in Urban Systems" at the EMCSR 2016 avantgarde workshop which took place in Vienna, Austria on 30 March-1 April, 2016 .  More

30 March 2016
Alexey Davydov participated in the LMS Singularity Day

Alexey Davydov gave a talk on "Controllability of generic systems, its singularities and stability" at the LMS Singularity Day which took place in Liverpool, UK on 29 March, 2016.  More

24 March 2016
Prospects of the common EU–EAEU Economic Space need to be studied more closely. IIASA researchers at the Moscow Economic Forum 2016.

Researchers of the IIASA Futures Initiative “Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a Wider European and Eurasian Space” took part in a scientific-practical round table on the topic "The common economic space from Lisbon to Vladivostok: prospects for EU – EAEU integration". The event took place on 24 March, 2016 at the Lomonosov Moscow State University as part of the annual Moscow Economic Forum (MEF) and was attended by more than 90 participants.  More

21 March 2016
IIASA and China

A delegation from IIASA visited Beijing from 21 to 25 March 2016 to enhance current collaborations with academia and policymakers in China.  More

16 March 2016
Stefan Thurner lectured at the NTU 2016 Winter School

Stefan Thurner gave a lecture on "From Data to Medicine" at the NTU 2016 Winter School which took place in Nanyang, Singapore on 10-16 March, 2016.  More

14 March 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the conference on New Economic Structures and Their Impact on Finland

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on "How to build a resilient future" at the conference on Anticipation of the New Economic Structures and Their Impact on Finland which took place at the University of Tampere, Finland on 10-11 March, 2016.  More

26 February 2016
Vittorio Loreto visited IIASA

Vittorio Loreto (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) visited IIASA and gave a talk in the framework of theSystemic Risk and Network Dynamicsproject on "Gaming, innovation and learning: new tools to face societal challenges" on 26 February, 2016.  More

20 February 2016
Eeva Vilkkumaa visited ASA, IIASA

Eeva Vilkkumaa visited the Advanced Systems Analysis program on 2-19 February, 2016 and gave a talk on "Building resilient and proactive strategies through scenario planning".  More

18 February 2016
Stefan Thurner visited Central European University

Stefan Thurner gave a talk on "What We Can Learn about the Homo Sapiens from MMOGs" at the Central European University, Center for Network Science in Budapest, Hungary on 18 February, 2016.  More

11 February 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk at the Finnish Parliament

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in theFinnish Parliamenthearingfor the Futures Committee on Radical Technologies and Transformations of Institutions which took place on 10 February, 2016 and gave a presentation of the Platform Value Project.  More

10 February 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the Israeli PMO seminar

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on "7 Shocks and Finland" at the Israeli Prime Minister's Office seminar "Anticipatory strategy building" which took place in Jerusalem, Israel on 9 February, 2016.  More

08 February 2016
Yaroslav Vyklyuk visited ASA, IIASA

Prof. Yaroslav Vyklyuk, vice-rector for science and international cooperation of Bukovinian University (Ukraine) visited Advanced System Analysis Program and gave a talk on mathematical modeling of complex socio-economic systems using artificial intelligence technology and other advanced mathematical methods.  More

07 February 2016
Artem Baklanov participated in the conference on Modern Problems of Mathematics and its Applications

Artem Baklanov participated in the 47th International Conference on Modern Problems of Mathematics and its Applications which took place in Ekaterinburg, Russia from 1 to 5 February 2016 and gave two talks "A Method of improving the Accuracy of Annotating Images in Crowdsourcing" and "On Extension of Problems with Impulse Constraints"  More

01 February 2016
Matthias Wildemeersch visited IMDEA Networks Institute

Matthias Wildemeersch gave a talk on "Topology and connectivity in large-scale networks" at the IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid, Spain on 1 February, 2016.  More

21 January 2016
Brian Fath participated in the US National Council conference on science, policy, and the environment

Brian Fath gave talks on "Food-energy-water nexus: network metrics" and on "Food-energy-water nexus: the role for energy network science" at the 16th annual conference of the National Council for science, policy, and the environment which took place in Washington, DC, USA on 19-21 January, 2016.  More

18 January 2016
Stefan Pickl and Martin Zsifkovits visited ASA, IIASA

Prof. Dr. Stefan Pickl and Dr. Martin Zsifkovitsvisited the Advanced System Analysis program on 18 January 2016 and gave a talk in the framework of theSystemic Risk and Network Dynamicsprojecton Simulation and Optimization of Critical Infrastructures and PUMA - Public Management Analytics.  More

18 January 2016
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the FISA conference

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on "How to deal with uncertainty in policy planning" at the Finnish International Studies Association conference which took place in Aulanko, Hämeenlinna, Finland on 15 January, 2016.  More

14 January 2016
Matt Leduc gave a talk at Netsci-X 2016 conference

Matt Leduc participated in the Netsci-X 2016 conference which took place in Wroclaw, Poland from 11 to 13 January 2016 and gave a talk on Systemic Risk Management in Financial Network with Credit Default Swaps.  More

14 January 2016
ASA researchers made a presentation at ÖAW Earth System Sciences Project Workshop

Matthias Jonas, together with Piotr Zebrowski and Mariia Halushchak, participated in the Earth System Sciences (ESS) Programme Workshop of the Austrian Academy of Sciences which took place in Vienna, Austria, on 14 January 2016. His lead-authored presentation was titled "Toward Handling Uncertainty in Prognostic Scenarios: Advanced Learning from the Past" and paralleled by a poster.  More

04 January 2016
Aleksandra Falkiewicz and Linlin Xia received awards at SA-YSSP

Advanced System Analysis program is pleased to report that Aleksandra Falkiewicz was awarded a three-month Systems Analysis Scholarship and Linlin Xia received Honorable Mention for their work completed during the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP).  More

2015

07 December 2015
Negative emissions no silver bullet for climate change mitigation

There are significant constraints to large-scale deployment of negative emissions technologies in the future to reach climate change targets, according to a new study including IIASA research. The study emphasizes that greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced aggressively and immediately.  More

03 December 2015
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, HE Gennadiy Gatilov, visits IIASA

IIASA Director General & CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat welcomed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, HE Gennadiy Gatilov, to IIASA yesterday to explore ways to strengthen cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Institute.  More

13 November 2015
Network analysis shows systemic risk in mineral markets

A shortage of a rare mineral could spur global market instabilities, according to a new analysis of international commodity trade networks.  More

13 November 2015
ASA researchers took part in Nordic PhD Systems Analysis Seminar

Yuri Yermoliev and Sebastian Poledna from Advanced Systems Analysis Program participated in the Nordic PhD Systems Analysis Seminar at IIASA on 10th November, 2015. Yuri Yermoliev gave a lecture on Integrated Systems Analysis of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus for robust energy and agricultural developments under uncertainties and water scarcity risks with a case study of coal mining industry in China, Shanxi province and Sebastian Poledna gave a talk on Systemic Risk Research at IIASA.  More

12 November 2015
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk at the Finnish Parliament

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in theFinnish Parliamenthearing for the Futures Committee on 11 November 2015 and gave a talk on Key Global Drivers, Uncertainty and Resilience Requirements.  More

01 November 2015
ASA kicked-off the Platform Value Now project

ASA kicked-off a six year Platform Value Now (PVN) project with the Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE), Finland at the workshop on 30 October 2015. Project will run up to 12 workshops with the MEE in order to create insight on the changes of the institutional environment the platform-centric economic ecosystems' development in the global economy.  More

29 October 2015
Yuri Yermoliev gave a seminar at Ukrainian Academy of Sciences

Yuri Yermoliev gave a seminar on the progress and main findings of the ongoing IIASA-NAS Ukraine project at the meeting in the National Academy of Sciences (Ukraine) attended by representatives of Ukrainian government, business, Ukrainian NMO, and high-level academicians. The meeting took place in Kiev, Ukraine on 29 October, 2015.  More

27 October 2015
Mariia Halushchak joined ASA

Mariia Halushchak, a PhD student from LPNU (Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine), joined the ASA team to research learning by grasping uncertainty (and change in uncertainty) across time and space. Ms Halushchak is the recipient of a 9-month Ernst Mach Grant which she had been awarded from the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education & Research (OeAD-GmbH).  More

27 October 2015
Sebastian Poledna gave a talk at the OECD Workshop on the Complexity of the Economy

Sebastian Poledna participated in the OECD Workshop on the Complexity of the Economy: Research and Policy Implications which took place in Paris, France on 26-27 October 2015 and gave a talk on Elimination of Systemic Risk in Financial Networks by Means of a Systemic Risk Transaction Tax.  More

24 October 2015
Nikita Strelkovskii participated in conference "IMMOD-2015"

ASA researcher took part inThe Seventh All-Russia Scientific-Practical Conference on Simulation and its Application in Science and Industry "Simulation. The Theory and Practice" ("IMMOD-2015") which was held on 21-23 October in Moscow, Russiaand gave presentation "Integrated socio-economic agent-based model Dream Valley: Case-study of Korea".  More

22 October 2015
Matthias Jonas visited Lviv Polytechnic National University

Matthias Jonas visited Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine on 13 October 2015 and gave a talk "Spatio-temporal uncertainty assessment of GHG emission inventories with the specific focus on Austria and Ukraine: Learning in space and time and into the future".  More

04 October 2015
Artem Baklanov participated in VI International Conference "Optimization and Applications” (OPTIMA 2015)

ASA researcher took part in VI International Conference "Optimization and Applications” (Petrovac, Montenegro,September 27 - October 3, 2015) and gave presentation “A Heuristic Algorithm for The Double Integrator Traveling Salesman Problem".  More

03 October 2015
A new research project aims to develop systems tools for decision makers for the problems that are very complex and wicked by their nature

Aalto School of Science, Aalto Business school and IIASA have started a collaborative research project on integration of qualitative and quantitative systems analysis methods.  More

24 September 2015
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard facilitated a session at the Finnsight 2015 conference

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard was the sessionchair at the Finnsight 2015 conference which took place in Helsinki, Finland from 21 to 23 September 2015.  More

18 September 2015
Systems analysis for global transformations

A special issue of the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change explores research on uncertainty and global transformations.  More

18 September 2015
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk at the Nordic PhD course in Advanced System Analysis

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk on Agent-based Modeling at the National Level: a Case of Energy Shock in Korean Economy at the Nordic PhD course in Advanced System Analysis in Stockholm, Sweden on 16-17 September 2015.  More

02 September 2015
Risk of financial crisis higher than previously estimated

The risk of a financial crisis is substantially higher than previously estimated, according to new research that accounts for multiple levels of interconnectedness in the financial system.  More

27 August 2015
Matthias Wildemeersch gave a tutorial seminar on spatial modeling at Chalmers University of Technology

Matthias Wildemeersch gave a tutorial seminar “Stochastic geometry in large-scale networks: potential and challenges” at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden on 26 August 2015.  More

07 August 2015
Researchers from Lomonosov Moscow State University visited ASA, IIASA

Alexey Nikitin, Andrei Bodrov and Anton Savostianov from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics visited the Advanced System Analysis Program and gave a talk "The study of equilibrium in the spatial stochastic model of stationary communities"  More

12 July 2015
Artem Baklanov participated in European Meeting on Game Theory (SING11-GTM2015)

ASA researcher took part in a conference entitled"European Meeting on Game Theory"which was held atGraduate School of Management,St.Petersburg State University, Russia from 8 to 10 July 2015.  More

03 July 2015
Elena Rovenskaya and Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the expert workshop on Decision-Support Tools for Policy Dialogues on Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the region of EECCA

Elena Rovenskaya gave a talk "Towards robust solutions on optimal allocation of land for agri-food and energy production: approaches, tools and examples of case-studies" and Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk "Cluster analysis and mapping of nexus-related drivers, linkages and trade-offs, risks and uncertainties" at the OECD-organizedexpert workshop on Decision-Support Tools for Policy Dialogues on Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the region of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) which took place in theOECD Conference Centre, Paris, France on 2-3 July 2015.  More

26 June 2015
Peter Havlik and Evgenii Vinokurov participated in the Europe Current Evolution conference

ASA researchers took part in a high level strategic conference entitled “Europe Current Evolution” which was held at Prague Castle on Wednesday, 24 June 2015.  More

25 June 2015
Michael Khachay visited ASA, IIASA

Professor Michail Khachay from Krasovsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ekaterinburg, Russia visited the Advanced System Analysis program on 25-26 June 2015 and gave talks onEnsemble Techniques in Machine Learning and on Approximability to the Multiple Salesmen Problem.  More

19 June 2015
Anthony Halog visited ASA, IIASA

Anthony Halog from Environmental Management LCA Certified Professional School of Geography, Planning &Environmental Management, The University of Queensland, Australia visited the Advanced System Analysis Program on 19 June 2015 and gave a talk onSystems based Approaches for Pursuing Circular and Green Economy inAgri-Food Sector  More

02 June 2015
Boris Mordukhovich visited ASA, IIASA

Boris Mordukhovich visited the Advanced System Analysis Program and gave a talk onOptimal Control of a Perturbed Sweeping Process.  More

28 May 2015
Brian Fath participated in CSDMS Annual Meeting

Brian Fath gave an invited keynote presentation "Quo Vadis Ecosystem? Insights from Ecological Modelling and Systems Ecology" at the Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System (CSDMS) Annual Meeting which took place on 27-28 May 2015 in Boulder, Colorado, USA.  More

20 May 2015
Nikolay Royenko visited ASA, IIASA

Dr. Nikolay Royenko, the President of MIRATECH company specialized in advanced software development and application visited IIASA on the 20th of May to discuss potentials for joint research and cooperation. He gave a talk on “Advanced mathematical methods for software development and application”.  More

18 May 2015
ASA researchers participated in the 13th Viennese Workshop on Optimal Control and Dynamic Games

ASA researchers gave talks at the 13thViennese Workshop on Optimal Control and Dynamic Games which took place from 13 to 16 May atVienna University of Technology, Austria.  More

09 May 2015
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the workshop at Prime Minister's Office of Finland

Leena Ilmola-Sheppardparticipated in the workshop on Qualitative Systems Mappingat thePrime Minister's Office of Finland on 8 May 2015.  More

07 May 2015
Anna Shchiptsova participated in the 14th workshop of the IFIP Working Group 7.6 on Advanced Analytics

ASA researcher took part in the workshop on Integration of Modeling, Optimization, Data Analysis and Knowledge Management for Solving Real World Problems and gave a talk on Assessing the Reliability of an Agent-Based Model of the Global Energy System. The workshop was held at the East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China from 4 to 6 May 2015.  More

04 May 2015
Matthias Jonas gave a talk at the 16th Austrian Climate Colloquium

Matthias Jonas gave a talk “A metric for the predictive outreach of prognostic scenarios: Learning from the past to establish a standard in applied systems analysis” at the 16th Austrian Climate Colloquium which was held at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria on 30 April 2015.  More

24 April 2015
Lecture by ASA Visiting Scholar Gerald Silverberg on Reforming the Economics Curriculum

At the invitation of the Pluralism in Economics (PINE-UCM) group at University College Maastricht (The Netherlands), Gerald Silverberg gave a talk on “Some Simple Principles for Understanding Economic Complexity” on 14 April, 2015.  More

23 April 2015
Jose Ramirez-Marquez visited ASA, IIASA

Associate professor Jose Ramirez-Marquez from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA visited Advanced System Analysis Program on 23 April 2015. He participated in a discussion on systems resilience, stochastic measures of resilience and visualization of data for decision making.  More

20 April 2015
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard gave a talk at the Global X-Network conference

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the Global X-Network conference which took place in Prague, Czech Republic from 14 to 17 April 2015 and gave a talk on The Taxonomy of Uncertainty.  More

15 April 2015
Jukka Käyhkö visited ASA, IIASA

Professor Jukka Käyhkö from the Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku, Finland visited Advanced System Analysis Program and gave a talk on "How to preserve the tundra in a warming climate".  More

10 April 2015
Sebastian Poledna gave a talk at the 1st Vienna Conference on Pluralism in Economics

Sebastian Poledna participated in the 1st Vienna Conference on Pluralism in Economics which took place from 10 to 12 April 2015 andgave a talk onElimination of Systemic Risk in Financial Networks by Means of a Systemic Risk Transaction Tax.  More

03 April 2015
Brian Fath gave a talk at Parthenope University

Brian Fath visited Parthenope University, Naples, Italy on 1-2 April 2015 and gave a talk on Network of Networks: Analysis on coupled Human-Environment Systems and Sustainability Assessment.  More

03 April 2015
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard made a report at Prime Minister's Office of Finland

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard made a final report on the Soft Systems Mapping project at thePrime Minister's Office of Finland on 4-5 June 2015.  More

02 April 2015
Arkady Kryazhimskiy - memories of the father

Sergey Kryazhimskiy, the son of Arkady Kryazhimskiy, the former ASA Program Leader and Senior Research Scholar who passed away in 2014, gave an interview to "Troitskiy variant" -- a leading journal of the Russian scientific community. The interview covers parts of the Arkady's biography and reflects on his personality.  More

18 March 2015
Systems mapping experiments by the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office for government program building

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard visited Helsinki, Finland on 9 March where she ran a pilot workshop 'Systems Tools Use in Governmental Program Design' for the Finnish government officials.  More

15 March 2015
Group of scientists from Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tachikawa, Japan visited ASA, IIASA

Kazuhiro Minami, Hiroshi Maruyama and Nicolas Schwind fromInstitute of Statistical Mathematics, Tachikawa, Japan visited Advanced System Analysis Program to discuss a possibility of a joint project.  More

15 March 2015
IIASA researches visited the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Yurii Yermoliev and Tatiana Ermolieva visited the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) and presented the results of IIASA-NASU joint project "Integrated modeling of food, energy and water security management for sustainable social, economic and environmental development".  More

01 March 2015
Awards Selection for the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program 2014-15

Following the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) 2014-15, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce four awards, including three IIASA-NRF Systems Analysis Scholarships. We congratulate the winners!  More

21 February 2015
Alexey Davydov gave a talk at Real Singularities and Applications conference

Alexey Davydov participated inReal Singularities and Applications conference which took place in Marseille, France from 16 to 20 February 2015 and gave a talk on Generic Singularities of Parametric Optimization ant Their Applications.  More

31 January 2015
Artem Baklanov participated in the 46th International School-Conference on Modern Problems of Mathematics and its Applications

Artem Baklanov participated in the 46th International School-Conference on Modern Problems of Mathematics and its Applicationswhich took place in Ekaterinburg, Russia from 25 to 31 January 2015 and gave two talks "Heuristic Approach to Solving the Double Integrator TSP" and "Reactive Strategies in Infinitely Repeated Games"  More

2014

10 December 2014
Eurasia: Workshop on economic integration brings new insights

Economic considerations trump politics at IIASA workshop on Non-Tariff Barriers and Technical Regulations, 20–21 November 2014.  More

17 November 2014
Risk analysis for a complex world

Developing adaptable systems for finance and international relations could help reduce the risk of major systemic collapses such as the 2008 financial crisis, according to a new analysis.  More

16 November 2014
Elena Rovenskaya gave a talk on "Assessment of Government Actions Targeted at Stimulation of Economic Growth: Modeling and Calculation of the Multiplier Effect" in Moscow, Russia

Elena Rovenskaya visited Moscow, Russia where she participated in the 3rd International Research Conference "Systemic Analysis in Economics – 2014" which was held at the Financial University and gave a talk on"Assessment of Government Actions Targeted at Stimulation of Economic Growth: Modeling and Calculation of the Multiplier Effect".  More

04 November 2014
Dr Arkady Kryazhimskiy 1949 – 2014

Dr Arkady Kryazhimskiy will be sorely missed by all his colleagues at IIASA. He was an outstanding mathematician, a fine leader, a helpful colleague, and a true gentleman.  More

17 October 2014
Arkady Kryazhimskiy and Yuri Yermoliev have been appointed as PhD supervisors at China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing

The President of China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing has appointed Arkady Kryazhimskiy, Yuri Yermoliev and Gui-Ying Cao as PhD supervisors of the University. The appointments are based on these three IIASA’s Scientists’ contributions to multi-scale, integrated, interdisciplinary approaches for economic -environmental sustainable researches, and their contributions to emerging the IIASA's scientific methods and results into the policy making process.  More

01 October 2014
OECD Risk and Resilience Seminar

Leena Ilmola-Sheppard and Senior Advisor of New Zealand Prime Minister, Patrick Helm were keynote speakers in the OECD Risk and Resilience seminar on Monday 29 September in Paris.  More

26 September 2014
Intermediate Workshop on Agent-based Modeling for Korean Strategic Foresight

Elena Rovenskaya, Leena Ilmola-Sheppard and Nikita Strelkovsky visited Seoul, Korea on 17-24 September where they participated in the second workshop dedicated to the projectAgent-based Modeling for Korean Strategic Foresighttogether with researchers fromSTEPI(Science and Technology Policy Institute, Seoul, Korea).  More

21 September 2014
International Conference on Systems Dynamics and Control Processes

Arkady Kryazhimskiy participated in the International Conference on Systems Dynamics and Control Processes. The Conference took place in Yekaterinburg from 15 to 20 Septemberand was dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of Nikolay Krasovskiy. At the Conference, Arkady Kryazhimskiy gave a plenary talk “Non-anticipatory control strategies: from differential games to incomplete state information”. In his talk he discussed how the idea of non-anticipatory control can travel from differential games to problems of guaranteeing control under incomplete state information.  More

21 August 2014
Lecture on Optimal Control of Size-Structured Populations

Bernhard Skritek gave a talk on "Optimal Control of Age-structured Systems on the Infinite-horizon: Optimal Immigration Age-patterns in a Population of Fixed Size" on 20 August.  More

31 July 2014
Tackling the Dilemma of Local Actions and Planetary Boundaries

Matthias Jonas posted an entry on Tackling the Dilemma of Local Actions and Planetary Boundaries to the IIASA blog. More  More

26 July 2014
Lecture on Economic Growth with Hysteresis

Tapio Palokangas gave a talk on Economic Growth with Hysteresis and presented his paper reviewing existing literature on sustainable growth modeling in the framework of endogenous growth theory.  More

24 July 2014
Lecture on Ecological Network Analysis

Brian Fath gave a talk "Ecological Network Analysis: Interesting insights from multiplying matrices" on 24 July.  More

23 July 2014
Perspective system analysis

Elena Rovenskaya gave an interview to the Russian Academy of Sciences magazine regarding her appointment as the ASA Program Director.Read the interview (in Russian)  More

19 July 2014
Seyithan Ahmet Ates visited IIASA

Prof. Seyithan Ahmet Ates from Turk Hava Kurumu Universitesi visited ASA, IIASA to explore possibilities for collaboration with IIASA in the field of modeling of economic growth under environmental constraints.  More

16 July 2014
Lecture on Ecosystem Vulnerability to Species Loss

Victoria Veshchinskaya gave a talk on Ecosystem Vulnerability to Species Loss on 15 July.  More

11 July 2014
Lecture on Identifying Robust Determinants of the Ecological Footprint

Lukas Figge gave a talk on Identifying Robust Determinants of the Ecological Footprint on 10 July.  More

29 June 2014
Bernhard Skritek joins ASA

A new researcher joins the ASA program: Bernhard Skritek starts on July 1st. He previously worked at the Vienna University of Technology on the optimal control of heterogeneous systems. At IIASA Bernhard will be working in a joint project of the ASA and the POP program, analyzing the effects of heterogeneity in a population on educational decisions and thus on economic growth.  More

28 June 2014
Guest lecture on Real World Data Analysis and Interpretation

Dimitri Volchenkov (University of Bielefeld, Germany) visited ASA, IIASA and gave a talk onReal World Data Analysis and Interpretation on 28 June 2014.  More

25 June 2014
Guest lecture on Non-Geological Constraints to Coal-Bed Methane Production in China

Prof. Helen (Xiangyang) Xu visited ASA, IIASA and gave a lecture onNon-Geological Constraints to Coal-Bed Methane Production in China. Then Prof. Xu discussed with Elena Rovenskaya, Yurii Ermoliev, Tatiana Ermolieva andGui-Ying Cao the progress of Junlian Gao's work on tradeoffs between economic and environmental goals in coal mining in China.  More

24 June 2014
Guest lecture on Systems Hydrology for the Indus Basin

Dr. Abubakr Muhammad visited ASA, IIASA and gave a lecture on Systems Hydrology for the Indus Basin. Besides his lecture, Dr. Muhammad also discussed with Arkady Kryazhimskiy, Elena Rovenskaya and Sergey Aseev continuation of collaboration on conceptual modeling of renewable resource consumption  More

18 June 2014
IIASA appoints new director to the Institute’s Advanced Systems Analysis Program

Today, IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr Pavel Kabat appointed Russian mathematician Dr Elena Rovenskaya as Program Director of the Institute’s Advanced Systems Analysis Program, where she will lead a team of 20 researchers that develop new, more sophisticated methodologies for systems analysis.  More

02 June 2014
ASA welcomes YSSP 2014

The ASA program welcomes 8 YSSP this summer. The participants have diverse backgrounds and will be working on methodological and applied projects under the supervision of ASA staff.  More

21 May 2014
Arctic Council research program AACA

The ASA Program is participating actively to the development of the IIASA Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI). Leena Ilmola was a co-organizer of the Arctic Council research program AACA. The group of 25 experts discussed for two days about Arctic scenario building challenges and methods.  More

18 May 2014
Leena Ilmola defended her doctoral thesis

The title of the thesis is "Increasing Flexibility by Environment Scanning of the Early Signs of Change in the Complex Environment".The defence took place at the Aalto University, School of Sciences in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland on 16 May 2014. The ASA team congratulates Leena to this great achievement.  More

18 May 2014
Elena Rovenskaya and Leena Ilmola-Sheppard visited Helsinki, Finland

Elena Rovenskaya and Leena Ilmola-Sheppard participated in the seminar organized by the Federation of Finnish Municipalities, Aalto University and Finnish Ministry of Economy and Employment on 15 May, 2014.  More

28 April 2014
Guest lecture on Bifurcations and Tipping Points in the Climate System

Prof. Michael Ghil (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France and University of California, Los Angeles, USA) visited ASA, IIASA and gave a lecture on Bifurcations and Tipping Points in the Climate System  More

22 April 2014
Guest lecture on China's Economy and Uncertainty

Weilin Zhao (Fujitsu Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) visited ASA, IIASA on 22 April, 2014 and gave a lecture on China's economy and uncertainty.  More

02 April 2014
Tip Sheet for Journalists: April 2014

IIASA Tip Sheets provide regular updates on new research from the institute. For more information please feel free to contact the researcher directly, or the IIASA Press Office.  More

11 March 2014
Modeling the future of the Eurasian economic space

Researchers from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and the European Union met at IIASA last week to discuss and propose new methods to understand the challenges and potential benefits of economic cooperation and integration “from Lisbon to Vladivostok.”  More

02 March 2014
Awards Selection for the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program 2013-14

Following the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) 2013-14, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce four awards, including three newly established IIASA-NRF Systems Analysis Scholarships. We congratulate the winners!  More

27 February 2014
Brian Fath visited Santiniketan, India

Brian Fath gave a keynote titled “Sustainable Networks and the Complex Systems Cycle” at the International Conference on Environmental Biology and Ecological Modelling which took place in Santiniketan, India from 24th to 26th February 2014.  More

20 February 2014
Network-based Analysis and Measurement of Social Cohesion and Resilience of Critical Systems in Austria: project overview and preliminary insights

Carly Dean and Brian Fath, with FAS.Research partner Harald Katzmair, gave a presentation at IIASA on 20 February 2014 titled “Network-based Analysis and Measurement of Social Cohesion and Resilience of Critical Systems in Austria: project overview and preliminary insights”  More

18 February 2014
Workshop on Integrated Approach towards Energy-Economy-Climate Modeling for Policy Analysis in Hoofddorp, Netherlands

On 17-18 February 2014 Elena Rovenskaya attended the workshop on Integrated Approach towards Energy-Economy-Climate Modeling for Policy Analysis organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) held at TNO Hoofddorp.  More

18 January 2014
Systems Ecology: Where are the Boundaries?

Brian Fath gave a presentation “Systems Ecology: Where are the boundaries?” at the 8th Biennial Emergy Conference which took place in Gainesville, USA from 16th to 18th January 2014.  More

13 January 2014
A passion for science

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 IIASA’s Elena Rovenskaya explains how IIASA researchers develop the models they use to understand complex systems  More

04 January 2014
Brian Fath visited Bloemfontein, South Africa

Brian Fath gave a presentation to the SA-YSSP at the University of Free State. Bloemfontein, South Africa on 3 January 2014. The presentation was titled “Applied Systems Analysis for Ecosystem and Environmental Management.”  More


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