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Doctoral student wins prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship in Studying Complex Systems


Lu Feng wins a prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship in Studying Complex

Systems from the James S. McDonnell Foundation as the only successful UK applicant. Lu's DPhil research is supported by the Predictable Software Systems component of the EPSRC-funded Large-Scale Complex IT Systems (LSCITS) initiative, under the supervision of Professor Marta Kwiatkowska.

The James S. McDonnell Foundation was established in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge through its support of research and scholarship.

The Complex Systems program supports scholarship and research directed toward the development of theoretical and mathematical tools that can be applied to the study of complex, adaptive, nonlinear systems. It is anticipated that research funded in this program will address important questions in diverse fields.

The program awards 10 fellowships globally each year. The list of successful candidates who won the award this year can be found at