about: interdisciplinary foundations
SMART is driven forward and sustained by a group of visionary leaders representing:
Based at the University of Michigan, CARSS is an innovative forum seeking new knowledge and potential solutions for society’s most pressing problems.
The Center for the Study of Complex Systems is a broadly interdisciplinary program at the University of Michigan designed to encourage and facilitate research and education in the general area of nonlinear, dynamical and adaptive systems.
The Erb Institute at the University of Michigan fosters global sustainable enterprise through interdisciplinary research and education initiatives, including their acclaimed MBA/MS Program.
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures and distributes automobiles in 200 markets across six continents. It is the only auto manufacturer in the world that has a human rights code.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan offers outstanding education for leadership in public policy analysis and public management.
Based at the University of Michigan, the Institute for Social Research plans and conducts high quality social science research, disseminates the findings of this research, and trains future generations of social scientists.
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, at the University of Michigan is an extraordinary center of creativity, inquiry, and discovery that explores the world’s cultural, social, and scientific big questions.
Through research, teaching, and outreach, faculty, staff, and students at SNRE are devoted to generating knowledge and developing policies, techniques and skills to help practitioners manage and conserve natural and environmental resources to meet the full range of human needs on a sustainable basis.
The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business pairs its unique action-based learning opportunities with world-class faculty, resulting in top-ranked educational programs that offer unparalleled learning experiences. Their unique blend of action-based learning and interdisciplinary, team-orientated education helps students become business leaders, rather than just business managers.
TCAUP at the University of Michigan works to prepare students for positions of responsibility within a wide spectrum of organizations and institutions whose goals are to improve the quality of our lives and environment.
The Transportation Research Institute at The University of Michigan is committed to interdisciplinary research that will ultimately increase driving safety and further transportation systems knowledge.
The S. M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center is a College of Engineering Center with participating faculty and researchers from the Departments of Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE).