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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24 January 2023
05 September 2022
20 January 2023
Meet Cindy Azuero-Pedraza, a participant in the 2022 IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program. Learn about her forestry research in the Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program, where she worked with the Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group to incorporate biodiversity data into forest management decisions.
04 December 2022
15 September 2022
Each year, select Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) participants win a scholarship to support their travel and research. In 2022, IIASA welcomed Swaptik Chowdhury, the recipient of the Roger Levien Fellowship, and Chayasmita Deka, who received the Professor Jyoti and Professor Kirit Parikh Fellowship.
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 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.