The Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems (FOCUS)

Project Status
In Progress
April 25, 2022
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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

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 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.