Professor emeritus at University of Amsterdam. Three themes have been central to his research program: (1) the dynamics of science, technology, and innovation; (2) the scientometric operationalization of these concepts; and (3) the elaboration in terms of a Triple Helix of university-industry-government relations. Using Luhmann’s social-systems theory for modeling meaning processing and Shannon’s theory for information processing, Professor Leydesdorff shows in this new book (Open Access) […]

Jason J. HU

Organizer of Club of Remy (https://www.clubofremy.org/). Advocating “Four-China-Strategy” based on Cultural Gene Hypothesis and Self-organization Theories. Independent Researcher on Cybernetics and System Sciences, Evolution of Civilizations. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Jixuan_Hu


Louis H Kauffman grew up in Norfolk, New York, in the St Lawrence River valley, near the Canadian border. He has a B.S. in Mathematics from MIT (1966) and a PhD in Mathematics from Princeton University (1972). He taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1971 until 2017, where he became a Full Professor of Mathematics in 1984 and Professor Emeritus in 2017. […]

Hans von STORCH

Hans von Storch is director emeritus of the Institute of Coastal Research of the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG), professor at the University of Hamburg and guest professor at the Ocean University of China (Qingdao), Senior Scientist and leader of the “Statistical Analysis and Modelling” group at the Max Planck-Institute for Meteorology, and director of the Institute of Coastal Research of HZG. A mathematician involved in […]

Edmundo Balsemão PIRES

Edmundo Balsemão Pires is Full Professor of Philosophy at the University of Coimbra (Portugal), since 2010. He works on Social Philosophy and Theory of Society since his Ph. D. on Hegel’s Political Philosophy (1999). He has published and edited 12 books and 60 articles and book chapters in the fields of his expertise. His scientific interests are focused on Theory of Systems, Constructivism, Hegel, Luhmann, […]


Eva Buchinger is a sociologist working at the Austrian Institute of Technology AIT. She specializes in systems theory and innovation policy and is AIT’s thematic coordinator for “Societal Futures”. Eva serves as consultant for the Austrian government and EU institutions, has a long record in university teaching and is actively engaged in the cybernetics and social-systems-theory community, including being a past president of RC51 Sociocybernetics […]

Bernard SCOTT

Bernard Scott had the honorary position of Gordon Pask Professor of Sociocybernetics at the International Center for Sociocybernetics Studies, a virtual institute with headquarters in Bonn, Germany (now closed). Previously he was Reader in Cybernetics, Cranfield University, UK. He is a Fellow and founder member of the Cybernetics Society (UK), an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Fellow of the American Society for […]


Robert J Martin is a composer, psychologist, and professor emeritus at Truman State University. He completed a doctorate in educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an interdisciplinary thesis guided by Heinz von Foerster and Herbert Brun. He has a life-long interest in composition, creativity, learning, psychotherapy, constructivism, and cybernetics/systems science. He has written three books, and numerous articles. He is a […]


Professor Emeritus at George Washington University and current President of the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences, advocates a Conceptual Systems approach to understanding and dealing with political differences.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Umpleby

Daoping WU

Dr. Daoping Wu studies interdisciplinary in fields of linguistics and computer science. He works for the various Federal Government agencies as IT Specialist and doing history and linguistic studies in spare time. He earned his Ph.D. of Formal Linguistics from the University of Maryland in 1992 and his M.A. of Theoretical Linguistics from Fudan University in 1985.