In the framework of the European research and training activities in Complexity Science we announce the organization of a series of annual Ph.D. Schools on “Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems”.
The first such event will take place in Patras, Greece, 18 – 29 July, 2011. This Ph.D. School is intended for postgraduate students from all over Europe and offers four coherent lecture courses, taught by experts in each field (see also the Final Lecture Program):
Course I : Mathematical Foundations of Complexity
Robert MacKay (Warwick, UK)
Jeff Johnson (Open University, UK)
Steven Bishop (London, UK)
Course II : Physics of Complex Systems
Nico Gray, Tom Mullin (Manchester, UK)
Tassos Bountis, Ko van der Weele (Patras, GR)
Pierre Gaspard, Thomas Gilbert, David Andrieux (Brussels, B)
Devaraj van der Meer (Twente, NL)
Course III : Complexity in Biology and Neuronal Dynamics
Erik Mosekilde (Lyngby, DK)
Jürgen Kurths (Berlin, D)
Anastasios Bezerianos (Patras, GR)
Course IV : Complex Systems in Economics and Sociology
Rosario Mantegna (Palermo, I)
Dirk Helbing (Zürich, CH)
Location: Patras House of Knowledge and Science
in collaboration with the University of Patras, Greece.
Scientific Organizing Committee: Prof. Tassos Bountis (Patras, Chairman), Prof. Ko van der Weele (Patras), Prof. Angela de Sanctis (Pescara), Prof. Robert MacKay (Warwick), Prof. Jeff Johnson (Open University, UK).