Uri Wilensky is the Lorraine H. Morton professor of Learning Sciences, Computer Science and Complex Systems at
Northwestern University. He is also a faculty member in Cognitive Science,
the program in Technology and Social Behavior, the CIERA center and the Segal Design Center research council.
He is the founder and current director of the Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling and
a co-founder of the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO).
He is the author of the NetLogo agent-based modeling software
which his lab actively maintains and improves. It is the most widely used agent-based modeling software,
and has hundreds of thousands of users worldwide using it for both research and education.