A Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Systems Science (SS) is established to promote a new academic interdisciplinary engineering education and research program for a sustainable future.
Over the last hundred years as human thought process has developed, a systems science approach to dealing with problems has started taking shape. This viewpoint envisages looking at a system: be it a mechanical one, like an automobile or a living organism such as humans, not as an individual entity but as interconnected systems which work in tandem to provide a bigger picture; sometimes called the ecologic viewpoint. The key words are: connectedness, relationships and context. Thus a bigger system composed of smaller sub-systems evolves by the interactions between the smaller sub-systems arising from self-organization between them. This is very pertinent to the present context as one of the major problems of our time, such as the environmental issue cannot be understood in isolation: they are interconnected and interdependent. Show more...Research Themes and Goals
The CoE in SS facilitates the development and use of Mathematical techniques in variety of situations that appear in variety of Systems. The CoE also provides the concept of "systems thinking" that enables one to do multidisciplinary and integrated systems design.
|Systems Science Coordinator|
|Dr. Kiran Kumar Rajshekhar Hiremath
1109, Academic Block I