System Dynamics

System Dynamics Seminars

MIT Sloan brings together industry and academic leaders to discuss how System Dynamics can help us better understand complex challenges, shape policy, influence decision-making, and yield lasting benefits for businesses and society.

System Dynamics Seminars are currently held every Friday from 12:30-2:00pm ET in the Jay W. Forrester conference room (E62-450) and via Zoom this semester, unless otherwise specified. Please email Jocelyn Climent at to be added to our mailing list and receive updates.

The schedule and guest speakers will be posted as information becomes available.

Current Seminars

  • March 15, 2024

    Navid Ghaffarzadegan (Virginia Tech)

    Behavioral epidemic models

  • April 5, 2024

    J. Doyne Farmer (Oxford Martin School)

    The remarkable universality of technology growth suggests that the green energy transition will happen quickly

  • April 12, 2024

    Burcu Tan (Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico)

    Strategic Investments for Platform Launch and Ecosystem Growth: A Dynamic Analysis

  • April 19, 2024

    Muhammed Yildirim (Harvard Growth Lab)

    Economic Complexity, Diversification and Green Supply Chains

  • April 23, 2024

    Nitin Joglekar (Boston University)

    Title TBD*

    *Please note this seminar is on Tuesday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00pm EDT 

  • April 26, 2024

    Soheil Ghili (Yale University)

    Approaches to Encouraging Health Insurance Takeup

  • May 10, 2024

    Elke Weber (Princeton University)

    Title TBD