Yaneer Bar-Yam

Yaneer Bar-Yam
Yaneer Bar-Yam preparing for his talk on Day 2 of Wikimania 2014.jpg
Bar-Yam (on the left) at Wikimania 2014
Born1959 (age 57-58)
Boston, Massachusetts
FieldsComplex systems (Application to social, biological and physical systems)
InstitutionsNew England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) (1997-today)
Boston University (1991-1997)
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology (SB, PhD)
ThesisMicroscopic Theory of the Dynamics of Defects in Semiconductors. (1984)
Doctoral advisorJohn Dimitris Joannopoulos
Doctoral studentsErik Rauch


Yaneer Bar-Yam (given birth to 1959) can be an American physicist, systems scientist, and founding chief executive of the brand new England Organic Systems Institute.

Yaneer Bar-Yam was created in Boston, Massachusetts in 1959. He received his B.S. level in 1978 and his Ph.D. level in 1984, both in physics from your Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a Bantrell PostDoctoral Fellow, and a joint postdoctoral fellow at MIT and IBM. In 1991, after a junior faculty visit in the Weizmann Institute, he became a co-employee Teacher of Executive at Boston University or college.He remaining Boston University or college in 1997 to be president of the brand new England Organic Systems Institute. He's also a co-employee of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University or college. He's chairman from the International Meeting on Organic Systems and controlling editor of InterJournal.


Bar-Yam research the unified properties of organic systems like a systematic technique for answering fundamental questions on the subject of the globe. His research is targeted both on formalizing complicated systems ideas and relating these to everyday complications. Specifically, he studies the partnership between observations at different scales, formal properties of explanations of systems, the partnership of framework and function, the representation of info like a physical amount, and quantitative properties from the difficulty of genuine systems. Applications have already been to physical, natural and public systems.Bar-Yam provides made further efforts to the idea from the structural and electronic dynamics of components, the idea of polymer dynamics and proteins folding, the idea of neural systems and structure-function romantic relationships, the idea of quantitative multiscale intricacy, and the idea of evolution.


Professor Bar-Yam may be the writer and/or editor of many books aswell as the writer greater than 180 research documents in professional publications, including in Research, Character, PNAS, American Naturalist, and Physical Review Words.


Dynamics of Organic Systems. NY: Perseus Books. 1997. ISBN 978-0-2015-5748-0.   Producing Things Function: Solving Organic Problems inside a Organic Globe. Cambridge, MA: Understanding Press. 2005. ISBN 978-0-9656-3282-9.   As editor Bar-Yam, Y.; Egami, T.; Mustre-Ed Leon, J.; Bishop, A. R. (1992). Lattice Results in High-Tc Superconductors: Proceedings from the Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 13-15, 1992. Cambridge, MA: Globe Scientific Pub Co Inc. ISBN 978-9-8102-0970-4.   Bar-Yam, Y. (2000). Unifying Themes in Organic Systems, Quantity 1: Proceedings from the Initial International Meeting on Organic Systems. NY: Perseus Books. ISBN 978-0-7382-0049-1.   Bar-Yam, Y.; Minai, A. A. (2003). Unifying Themes in Organic Systems, Quantity 2: Proceedings of the next International Meeting on Organic Systems. NY: Perseus Books. ISBN 978-0-8133-4124-8.   Lagi, M.; Bar-Yam, Yavni; Bertrand, K. Z.; Bar-Yam, Yaneer (2012). Economics of Meals Prices and Crises. Cambridge, MA: New Britain Organic Systems Institute. ISBN 978-0-9656328-5-0.   vos Fellman, P.; Bar-Yam, Y.; Minai, A. A. (2015). Turmoil and Difficulty: Countering Terrorism, Insurgency, Cultural and Regional Assault. NY: Springer. ISBN 978-1-4939-1704-4.   Thesis Bar-Yam, Y. (1978). The MIT three-element radio interferometer (miniferometer) and observations of Saturn at 1.35 cm. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Physics.   SB Thesis.