CNCS Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems
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The Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems (CNCS) fosters research and teaching of nonlinear dynamics and the mechanisms governing emergent phenomena in complex systems. The CNCS at Duke is widely recognized for the breadth of its activities and the overall quality of the research which it engenders. The Center provides a regular seminar series and a Graduate Certificate Program, as well as numerous opportunities for undergraduate and graduate research through its associated faculty.

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  • Beale, J. Thomas, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Behringer, Robert P., James B. Duke Professor of Physics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Brady, David J., Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Photonics in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Bass Fellow of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dowell, Earl H., William Holland Hall Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
  • Ferrari, Silvia, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
  • Forest, M. Gregory
  • Gauthier, Daniel J, Research Professor of Physics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bass Fellow of Physics
  • Greenside, Henry, Professor of Physics and Neurobiology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
  • Gremaud, Pierre A.
  • Haff, Peter K., Professor Emeritus of Earth and Ocean Sciences and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
  • Hall, Kenneth C., Julian Francis Abele Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Howle, Laurens E., Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Radiology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
  • Katul, Gabriel G., Theodore S. Coile Professor of Hydrology and Micrometeorology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Kepler, Thomas B., Adjunct Professor of Immunology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Koelle, Katharina V., Associate Professor of Biology and Biology
  • Krystal, Andrew D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Member of Duke Clinical Research Institute
  • Layton, Harold, Professor of Mathematics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Lewis, Darrell V., Professor of Pediatrics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Mattingly, Jonathan C., Professor of Mathematics and Statistical Science and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Chair of Mathematics
  • McShea, Daniel W., Professor of Biology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
  • Murray, Allen B., Professor in the Division of Earth & Ocean Sciences and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Director of Graduate Studies
  • Neu, Wanda K., Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor of Biomedical Engineering and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Nijhout, H. Frederik, John Franklin Crowell Professor of Biology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Palmer, Richard G., Professor Emeritus of Physics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience
  • Schaeffer, David G., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Shearer, Michael, Professor of Mathematics
  • Socolar, Joshua, Professor of Physics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Teitsworth, Stephen W., Associate Professor of Physics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Director of Graduate Studies
  • Trangenstein, John A., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Venakides, Stephanos, Professor of Mathematics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Virgin, Lawrence N., Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Civil and Environmental Engineering and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Wilson, William G., Associate Professor of Biology and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems
  • Witelski, Thomas P., Professor of Mathematics and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Wolf, Patrick D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and CNCS: Center for nonlinear and complex systems