The National Academy of Sciences is one of the founding members of IIASA. The membership contribution for the US is supported by the National Science Foundation. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences served as NMO from 1982 until 2003.
Friends of IIASA (FoI) is a US-based non profit organisation that aims to foster and support research at and in cooperation with IIASA and the US research community and in close collaboration with the US NMO.
Main areas of collaborations:
Advancing energy and integrated assessment modeling in the US
Projecting changing population and human capital
Improving the use of land for food and for combating climate change
Increasing the resilience of vulnerable communities
Analyzing ecological and evolutionary dynamics
Developing the methods of systems analysis
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17 June 2022 Dallas, Texas
26 May 2022 Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies
31 July 2023
Extreme heat is particularly hard on older adults – an aging population and climate change put ever more people at risk
Scorching temperatures have put millions of Americans in danger this summer, with heat extremes stretching from coast to coast in the Southern US. IIASA researcher Giacomo Falcetta and colleagues from Boston University looked into this issue in an article recently published on The Conversation.
24 July 2023
2023 IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program participant, Jalal Awan, explains how reframing artificial intelligence as a common good co-created by global users and stakeholders could help harness its transformative power for the benefit of all.
28 June 2023
Wu, G.C., Baker, J.S., Wade, C.M., McCord, G.C., Fargione, J.E., & Havlik, P. (2022). Contributions of healthier diets and agricultural productivity toward sustainability and climate goals in the United States. Sustainability Science 18 (1) 539-556. 10.1007/s11625-022-01232-w. Yangji, G. (2022). Future scenario of residential hourly cooling energy demand in the United States. IIASA YSSP Report. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA Jiang, Z., Zhu, R., Miyazaki, K., McDonald, B.C., Klimont, Z. , Zheng, B., Boersma, K.F., Zhang, Q., Worden, H., Worden, J.R., Henze, D.K., Jones, D., Denier van der Gon, H., & Eskes, H. (2022). Decadal Variabilities in Tropospheric Nitrogen Oxides Over United States, Europe, and China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 127 (3) e2021JD035872. 10.1029/2021JD035872. Funk, J., Forsell, N., Gunn, J., & Burns, D. (2022). Assessing the potential for unaccounted emissions from bioenergy and the implications for forests: The United States and global. GCB Bioenergy 14 (3) 322-345. 10.1111/gcbb.12912. Chen, S., Prettner, K., Kuhn, M., & Bloom, D.E. (2021). The economic burden of COVID-19 in the United States: Estimates and projections under an infection-based herd immunity approach. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 20 e100328. 10.1016/j.jeoa.2021.100328. Sánchez-Romero, M., di Lego, V., Prskawetz, A., & L. Queiroz, B. (2021). An indirect method to monitor the fraction of people ever infected with COVID-19: An application to the United States. PLoS ONE 16 (1) e0245845. 10.1371/journal.pone.0245845.