Innovations in Collaborative Modeling
Miles A. McNall
Director, Community Evaluation and Research Collaborative
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
The Innovations in Collaborative Modeling Conference features presentations, demonstrations, and posters pertaining to the use of a variety of quantitative systems modeling techniques to tackle social and environmental problems related to (but not limited to) food systems, natural systems, wildlife management, water, health, transportation, and education. Many of the most challenging social and environmental problems are generated by complex systems. Quantitative systems modeling consists of a variety of techniques that represent the behavior of complex systems mathematically using computer simulation software. Such modeling can help to clarify the often puzzling dynamics of complex systems, leading to more effective problem solving efforts.
Additional CERC members: Jessica Barnes
MSU Partners: Community Evaluation and Research Collaborative (CERC); Sustainable Michigan Endowed Project (SMEP); Environmental Science & Policy Program (ESPP)