Summary: Julio M. Ottino is the Dean of McCormick School of Engineering; his
research interests are in complex systems and nonlinear dynamics.
He is member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Ameri-
can Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2008 he was selected by AIChE
as one of the "One Hundred Engineers of the Modern Era", and in
2010 he gave the 62nd
Institute Lecture. Dr Ottino is also a painter
(juliomarioottino.com) and is currently working on a book about the
creative processes connecting art, technology, and science.
NICO coffee hour will follow for questions, networking and collaboration.
NICO is pleased to present:
Julio M. Ottino
December 1, 2010 | 12:00 to 01:00 P | Chambers Hall, Lower Level | 600 Foster Street
Refreshments served at 11:30 A
Thinking in a complex world: the nexus of art, technology and science.
Connectivity is changing all the rules. Complexity is the rule and creativity is the
safeguard. Things that were disjoint combine leading to spectacular new results.
Science merges with technology and new disciplines appear, technologies com-
bine with other technologies, services merge with technologies, and services com-