Doering Graphic

Contour plot of the stream function of an unstable mode at the onset of instability of Taylor-Couette flow with radial suction. From B. Gallet, C.R. Doering, & E.A. Spiegel, Physics of Fluids 22, 03405 (2010).

Hospital Resource Allocation

Images from Lada Adamic.

Deegan Complexity

Snapshot of the tempurature field in a direct numerical simulation of turbulence in Rayleigh-Benard convection, the buoyancy of flow in a fluid heated from below and cooled from above.

Bacterium TB

Granuloma formation in TB infection. Image generated by Denise Kirschner's group.

Map of the World

The "Population" image is a new world map created by Mark Newman.

Percolation Cluster

The "Percolation Cluster" was created by Len Sander for one of his papers (physics).

Please browse our new website to learn more about our department.

Please browse our new website to learn more about our department.

Pertussis Age Distribution Visual

This image represents the age distribution of pertussis in the vaccine era.

Doering's Vorticity Image

High amplitude vorticity regions in developed turbulence often constitute tube or sheet-like structures.

Welcome to the Center for the Study of Complex Systems

The Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS) is a broadly interdisciplinary program in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our mission is to encourage and facilitate research and education in the general area of nonlinear, dynamical and adaptive systems.

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President Obama Awards Professor Robert Axelrod the National Medal of Science

Affiliated Faculty member Bob Axelrod receives National Medal of Science

Please read the full White House Press Release and the congratulatory Letter from Dean of Public Policy Susan M. Collins


Pej Rohani

Pej Rohani awarded Collegiate Chair


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Elizabeth Bruch has been awarded a NIH grant


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Position Opening - Assistant Professor in Complex Systems

The Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS) invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Complex Systems.

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Mark Newman recognized by AAAS for his contribution to advancing science

Mark Newman was awarded the Lagrange Prize in 2014

Professor Mark Newman

Mark Newman Included in 'World's Most Influential Minds' Report

One of 27 University of Michigan professors who vaulted Michigan to Rank Number 11 just below MIT in the Thomson Reuters "The Worlds Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014" report.