The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Santa Fe Institute a two-year, $300,000 grant to support the Institute’s scientific activities, including workshops, working groups, and scientific visits, and to explore new research areas and expand the breadth of its international scientific community.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded SFI and principal investigators Cris Moore and Chris Wood a ve-year, $300,000 grant to create an “Innovative Workshop Program in Network Science, Biologically Inspired Computation, and Computer Security.”

The National Science Foundation has awarded SFI principal investigators Hyejin Youn and Aaron Clauset a two-year, $152,500 grant to develop a formal mathematical methodology, based on U.S. Patent data from 1790 to 2012, for constructing a detailed technology “map” that illuminates potential innovation pathways both visually and mathematically.

A University of California, Santa Barbara subaward of a U.S. Army grant provides SFI principal investigator Cris Moore a one-year, $87,116 grant for research on “Quantum Algorithms on the Algebraic Frontier.”

A University of Chicago subaward of a National Institutes of Health grant provides SFI principal investigator Irene Lee a one-year, $53,106 grant for a “Modeling MRSA in the Community” program, which will facilitate the creation of a “Community-associated MRSA Interactive Learning Environment.”

Los Alamos National Security, LLC has awarded SFI principal investigator Irene Lee a one-year, $20,000 grant, and the Intel Foundation has awarded Lee a six-month, $15,000 grant, to support a Computational Thinking- Enabled STEM Professionals’ Workshop Project, a collaborative community project to assist undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented groups in planning for STEM careers.