The Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems (FOCUS)

Project Status
In Progress
October 24, 2023
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Events
  • Apr302024
    Frontiers of Remote Patient Monitoring
    Virtual (closed)
  • Dec52022
    Dec 05 2022 - Dec 06 2022Integrating Evolutionary and Engineering Approaches to Failure Analyses
    Explaining system failures is the focus of enormous efforts in engineering. Explaining vulnerability to disease is the focus for parallel efforts in medicine and public health. Methods from engineering have potential important applications in medicine, and evolutionary explanations for ...
    Virtual
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At-a-Glance
Objectives
  • The Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems (FOCUS) is a multistakeholder initiative to advance understanding of complex technical and social systems and to identify unifiable approaches to better manage them.

    ***The Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems (FOCUS)***

Key Contacts
  • Guru Madhavan
    Norman R. Augustine Senior Scholar, Senior Director of Programs, and Director, Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems (FOCUS)
    National Academy of Engineering
    E-mail
    Work
    202-334-3824

The forum will explore both perennials and frontiers of complexity in health, security, democracy, urbanization, and infrastructure, research and education, the economy, transportation, the environment, modern work, and civic life. It will publish concise perspectives with ideas, insights, and topical commentaries to guide executive decision making.

Additional Point of Contact:

Melissa Moore-Esquivel
Program Coordinator
National Academy of Engineering
Email: focus@nae.edu