Daniel Diemeier co-founded and directed the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) with Julio Ottino, now Dean of the McCormick School of Engineering. Having lead the institute for three years as co-director, he now serves on the institute's executive committee. As a university-wide institute, NICO comprises a distinguished and diverse group of faculty from all areas of the university, including engineering, swarm robotics, business, natural sciences, education, medicine, law, and the social sciences.
NICO builds predictive models to help policy analysts, scientists, corporations, and inventors learn how to manage, change, and create knowledge and value from networks. Businesses use complexity frameworks and tools to uncover what really matters in influencing their organizations.
To learn more, visit the NICO website.