Network and collaborators
In 2016, 348 researchers from 50 countries worked at IIASA, 2,229 collaborators visited IIASA, and around 25% of IIASA alumni were actively involved in the institute. Together, they made up a global research network of over 3,500 scholars.
alumni from 86 countries, among them leaders in academia, government, and the private sector
advisory boards and steering committees incorporating IIASA researchers
externally funded projects where IIASA was the lead or partner
journal articles in collaboration with over 1,500 coauthors from 159 institutions in 50 countries
Visitors In 2016, a total of 2,299 associates and scholars visited IIASA for research and collaboration and to attend at IIASA-organized events. Of those visitors, 1,933 were from member countries.
Research network IIASA has a worldwide network of 3,500 scholars from around the world, who assist in research through collection, processing, and evaluation of local and regional data that are then integrated into IIASA models. IIASA has over 720 research partner institutions in national member countries and works with research funders, academic institutions, policymakers and individual researchers in national member organizations.
Alpbach–Laxenburg Group Founded by IIASA and the European Forum Alpbach, the group continued its strategic partnership in 2016, bringing together some of the world’s best minds from government, academia, business, civil society, and the arts. These science‑based, policy‑centered deliberations focused on the role of the private sector in achieving the sustainable development goals.
Alumni Association IIASA has 3,910 alumni from 86 countries, 25% of whom are actively involved in the institute’s scientific activities. The Alumni Association aims to connect former staff with IIASA colleagues, providing numerous channel to support the institute and its work.
Meetings and events In 2016 IIASA scientists hosted or coordinated 92 events worldwide—of which 64 were convened in Laxenburg. The events were attended by a total of 1,867 conference participants, with 1,575 from member countries.
Distinguished Visiting Fellows
The institute welcomes visits by eminent scholars from around the globe, and three became Distinguished Visiting Fellows in 2016: