Alex Vespignani receives Complex Systems Society 2018 Senior Scientific and Service Awards


Alex Vespignani received the 2018 Senior Scientific Award, and the Service Award, from the Complex Systems Society. The awards were presented at the Conference on Complex Systems 2018, during September 23-28 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Alex was recognized for his “outstanding contributions to Complex Systems & Network sciences during the last 25 years, including seminal works on the Statistical Physics of Fracture Processes, Self-Organized and Out-of-Equilibrium Systems, Digital and Network Epidemiology and Computational Social Sciences.”

The Service Award acknowledged his “many contributions to community-building within Complex Systems Science, including bridging the gap with other fields like epidemiology and for his outstanding work as the President of the CSS during 2012-2015.”