Take on our Complex World. Inspire Others.
"The core problem is that our education and training systems were built for another era. We can get where we must go only by changing the system itself."— National Center on Education and the Economy 2007, Tough Choices for Tough Times
For 30 years, SFI has challenged and equipped next-generation scholars to take on complex problems. The transdisciplinary study of complex systems has now spread significantly beyond SFI to become a major theme of 21st century science. As the world becomes ever more complex, the Institute remains at the forefront of complexity science education with a broad range of programs ranging from middle school enrichment to professional development.