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A thriving planet that allows for strategic and timely responses with a focus on global challenges and collaborative solutions.


To advance and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the structure and function of natural, social and technological complex systems. Grown from the Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative at ASU and developed in affiliation with the Santa Fe Institute, the School of Complex Adaptive Systems develops solutions and suggests interventions that enhance resilience and stability of some of the most critical aspects of our shared global futures, with a focus on sustainability, health, economics, technology, social stability and innovation.