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Prof Jeff Johnson

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'Jeffrey Johnson' is Professor of Complexity Science and Design. I joined the Open University in 1980 after three years as Senior Research Associate in the Geography Department of Cambridge University, and six years as Research Fellow in the Mathematics Department of Essex University.

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Professor of Complexity Science and Design, Open University, 2002 -

President of Complex Systems Society 2007-2011

Head of Department, DDEM, 2007 - 2010

Vice-President, Complex Systems Society, 2005 - 2007

British Council Monbusho Professor in Eletrical Engineering, Oita Univeristy, 2000 & 2002

Senior Research Fellow in Design & Innovation, Open University, 1980-2002

Senior Research Associate in Geography, Cambridge University, 1977 - 1980

Research Fellow in Mathematics, Essex University, 1971-77

Managing Director, Vision Scientific Ltd, 1989-

PhD (Mathematics), Essex University, 1976.

Chartered Engineer (Fellow of the British Computer society)

Chartered Mathematician (Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics & its Applications)

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Current Projects

Partner in EU FET research project TOPDRIM: Topology Driven Methods in Complex Systems

Lead Partner in étoile. EU FET Coordination Action "Enhanced Technologies for Open Intelligent Learning Environments".

Partner in EU FET Coordination action NESS: Non-Equilibrium Social Science

Recent Projects

Partner in EU FET Coordination action GSDP: Global Systems Dynamics and Policy

Lead Partner in €900,000 ASSYST EU Coordination Action 2009-2012 http://assyst.open.ac.uk
"Action for the Science of complex SYstems for Socially intelligent icT"

'Embracing Complexity in Design'. An AHRB/EPSRC Designing for the 21st Century Cluster 2006-2008.

EPSRC taught course on "Mathematics for the science of complex systems", Warwick University, 2005 - 2007 
http://phoenix.open.ac.uk/complexity/EPSRC_Maths_course.html

IMA Conference on "Mathematics in the science of complex systems", 18-21 Sept 2006, Warwick University. 2007 Conference planned for Venice, http://www.ima.org.uk/Conferences/Mathsinthescienceofcomplexsystems.htm

Lead`Partner in the Euro 1 million 'Open Network of Centres of Excellence in Complex Systems', ONCE-CS, EU coordination action 2005-2007, http://www.once-cs.net

GIACS - General Industrial Applications of Complex Systems, WP12 European Complex Systems Society

Links

http://www.robofesta-europe.org
http://robots.open.ac.uk

http://www.robocup.org
http://agents.sci.brooklyn.cuny.edu/dev/rcj
http://www.complexityanddesign.net/
http://assyst.open.ac.uk

Selected Publications

Johnson, J. H., The Future of the Social Sciences and Humanities in the Science of Complex Systems! The European Journal of Social Science Research. Nov. 2010.

Johnson, J. H., The Future of the Social Sciences and Humanities in the Science of Complex Systems! The European Journal of Social Science Research. Nov. 2010.

Alexiou,K., Johnson,J.H., Zamenopoulos,T., 'Embracing Design in Complexity', in Embracing Complexity in Design, (Eds), Routledge, 2010.

Alexiou, K., Johnson,J., Zamenopoulos, T., Embracing Complexity in Design, Routledge, 2010.

Johnson, J. H., 'Hypernetworks for complex systems', Environment & Planning B, Planning and Design, (in press), 2010.

Sam, G., Zamenopoulos, T., Alexiou, K., Johnson, J. H., 'Involvement of right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in ill-structured design cognition: An fMRI study', Brain Research, BRES-D-09-01201R1, 2009.

Alexiou, K., Zamenopoulos, T., Johnson, J. H., Gilbert, S., 'Exploring the neurological basis of design conition using brain imaging: some preliminary results', Design Studies, 30 (2009) 623-647.

J.H.Johnson, Science and policy in designing complex futures', Journal of Futures, 40, 520-536, (2008)

Johnson, J.H., Serras, J., 'The Multilevel Dynamics of Very Large Complex Road Systems, European Conference on Complex Systems, ECCS' 08, Jerusalem, 14-19 September 2008.

Scott, N. A., Frizelle, G., Johnson, J.H., 'Insights into lean manufacturing from complex systems measures', International Journal of Agile Manufacturing, 10(2), 125-128,2007.

Robertson, A., Lycouris, S., Johnson, J. H,. 'An approach to the design of interactive environments with reference to choreography, architecture, the complex systems of 4D design.', International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 3 (2 and 3), 281-294, 2007.

Johnson, J. H., Iravani, P., 'The multilevel hypernetwork dynamics of Complex Systems of Robot Soccer Agents', ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, (23 pages), June 2007.

'Multidimensional Events in Multilevel Systems, in Albeverios S,; Audrey D,; Giordano P.; Vancheri A. (Eds.) (2007) The Dynamics of Complex Urban Systems. An Interdisciplinary Approch. Springer, Berlin.

Jeffery Johnson, Katerina Alexiou, Anne Creigh- Tyte, Scott Chase, Alex Duffy, Claudia Eckert, Damian Gascoigne, Bimal Kumar, Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Michael Petry, Sheng Fen Qin, Alec Robertson, George Rzevski, Needet Teymur, Avril Thompson, Robert Young, Mateo Willis, Theodore Zamenopolous, 'Embracing Complexity in Design', in Desigingning for the 21st Centruy: Interdisciplinry Qustions and Insights, Tom Inns (ed), Desgin Council, 129-149, 2007.

Boon, J.P ., Casti, J, Djerassi, K., Johnson, J. H., Lovett, A., Norretranders, T., Parera, V., Sommerer, C. Taylor, R.Thurner, B., 'A concrete example'. Nature, 444, 122-122, 2 Novermber 2006.

'Can complexity help us better understand risk?' , Risk Management, 2006.

'Hypernetworks for reconstructing the dynamics of multilevel systems', Proc. European Conference on Complex Systems, Oxford University, 25-29 September 2006.

'Multidimensional networks in the science of the design of complex systems', Proc. ECCS 2005 Satellite Workshop: Embracing Complexity in Design. Open University, 33-48, Nov 2005.

Proc. ECCS 2005 Satellite Workshop: Embracing Complexity in Design. Open University, 33-48, Nov 2005 (with Alexiou, A and Zamenopoulos, T.).

'Complexity through combination: an account of knitwear design; with M. Petre and H. Sharp Design Studies, ISSN 0142-694X, 2006.

'Complexity science in collaborative design', CoDesign, Vol 1, No 4, Dec 2005, 223-242

Earl, C., Johnson, J. H., Eckert, C., 'Complexity', in Design process improvement - a review of current practice, J. Clarkson C. Eckert (eds), 174-196, Springer, ISBN 1-85233-701-X, 2005

Johnson, J. H., 'Hypernetworks for reconstructing the dynamics of multilevel systems', Proc. European Conference on Complex Systems, ECCS' 06, Oxford, 25-29 September 2006.

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