Photo: Stockholm, Sweden. Simon A. Levin has funding to foster research collaboration with the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Photo from Pixabay.
 
Simon A. Levin - Research Grants
 
Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all researchers are at Princeton University.
 
I. Title: Resilience and Robustness in Ecological Distributed Decision-Making Dynamics
Source of Support: Army Research Office
Major Goals: To understand how consensus is achieved in multi-agent systems, and implications for resilience and robustness of those systems.
PIs: Naomi Leonard, (Princeton, MAE), Vaibhav Srivastava (Michigan State University), Simon A. Levin
 
II. Title: Stockholm Resilience Centre Research Exchange Program
Source of Support: Princeton University Provost International Fund, High Meadows Environmental Institute, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Major Goals: To provide travel funds for faculty and students to the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, in support of the collaborative program with those institutions.
PI: Simon A. Levin
 
III. Title: Feeding the World in 2020/Resilience, Adaptation, and Systemic Risk
Source of Support: Princeton University Dean for Research, High Meadows Environmental Institute, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Major Goals: To provide postdoctoral positions in support of collaborative research on the issues of resilience, adaptation, and systemic risk.
PI: Simon A. Levin
 
IV. Title: Expeditions: Collaborative Research: Global Pervasive Computational Epidemiology
Source of Support: National Science Foundation
Major Goals: To use innovative technological and scientific advancements to plan for, and respond to, epidemics and pandemics, including outbreaks of deadly novel viruses and even the common flu; to find ways to stop or mitigate outbreaks before they spread across the globe.
PIs: Simon A. Levin, Madhav Marathe (University of Virginia)
 
V. Title: Dialogues in Complexity
Source of Support: Arizona State University
Major Goals: To organize coupled small workshops at ASU and Princeton University on topics in complexity that will result in papers published in leading journals.
PI: Simon A. Levin
 
VI. Title: Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System (CIMES) - Task III: Dynamic Elemental Stoichiometry in COBALT
Source of Support: U.S. DOC - NOAA
Major Goals: To implement dynamic elemental stoichiometry for phytoplankton in GDFL's IPCC/CMIP class Earth Systems Model.
PIs: Gabriel A. Vecchi (Princeton, Geosciences & HMEI), George Hagstrom, Simon A. Levin
 
VII. Title: Collaborative Research: Interactive Physiological Controls of Trait Expression, Nutrient Allocation, and the Elemental Stoichiometry of Synechococcus
Source of Support: National Science Foundation
Major Goals: To examine and model the physiological controls on trait expression, nutrient allocation and stoichiometry of the crucial Synechococcus species in marine environments.
PIs: Simon A. Levin, George Hagstrom
 
VIII. Title: Collaborative Research: IHBEM Data-Driven Multimodal Methods for Behavior-Based Epidemiological Modeling
Source of Support: National Science Foundation
Major Goals: Development of methods for using data to inform the incorporation of individual behaviors into epidemiological models.
PIs: Simon A. Levin, Madhav Marathe (University of Virginia)
 
IX. Title: Modeling-Based Approaches to a Science of Democracy Reform
Source of Support: Princeton Catalysis Initiative
Major Goals: To explore the effects of alternative voting systems on achieving democratic outcomes.
PIs: Samuel S.-H. Wang (Princeton, Neuroscience Institute), Simon A. Levin