Systems Science & Engineering

What is Systems Science & Engineering?

The problems that confront our nation and world are increasingly complex and multi-faceted, and can only be tackled through targeted approaches that bring together top experts in engineering, medicine, public health, the social and physical sciences, education and other fields. The Johns Hopkins Systems Institute uses this multidisciplinary approach to reimagine and re-engineer entire systems of national and global importance, from health care delivery and the national infrastructure to disaster-preparedness and education.

Why Hopkins?

The Systems Institute serves as a focal point of inter-campus collaborations on systems research, and offers pertinent focus areas for students pursuing undergraduate- and graduate-level degrees through the departments of Civil Engineering, Geography and Environmental Engineering and Applied Mathematics & Statistics, as well as a part-time master’s program through Engineering for Professionals.

In addition to experts from the Whiting School of Engineering, the Institute includes researchers from the university’s three health professions schools – Medicine, Public Health and Nursing – and from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences; the Carey Business School; the School of Education and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, which is already one of the nation’s leading centers of systems engineering.