Neil Johnson heads up the Complex Systems Initiative at the University of Miami, Florida, where he is also Professor of Physics. Before this, he was Professor of Physics for 15 years at Oxford University where he co-founded the CABDyN interdisciplinary research center on Complex Agent-Based Dynamical Systems. He also co-founded the Oxford Center for Computational Finance (OCCF). He obtained his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University, and his PhD from Harvard University as a Kennedy Scholar. He has published more than 200 scientific research articles and two books (Financial Market Complexity and Simply Complexity) as well as serving on the Editorial Boards of many academic journals. In 1999 he presented the Royal Institution lectures on BBC television.
Neil will be opening the second day of the Computational Social Science Conference with his keynote on Thursday 12 June. Read more about his talk here.