About International Center for Integrative Systems

The International Center for Integrative Systems is dedicated to research, education and outreach programs which help the world understand the power of systems thinking in the area of innovation, communication, and science, based on the power of systems thinking.

Our team of administrators, board members,faculty and researchers are volunteer based, who provide time to the Center, because of their passion and commitment to the Center’s goals.

Administration

Neil DevineNeil Devine

Executive Director
Neil Devine serves as Executive Director for the Center. Neil comes from a deep commitment to non-profit work as well as nearly three decades of experience in running IT infrastructure for major companies.

Manjula BalajiManjula Balaji

Chief of Operations
Manjula is responsible for operations of the Center. Her experience with project management, human resources, and general management are crtical to the day-to-day running of the Center.

Nathanael PineNathanael Pine

Director of Finance and Administration
Nathanael Pine is responsible for the governance and financial compliance of the Center. His thirt-five year career across the fields of finance, accounting, and taxation is of immense value to our Center and its future growth.

John E. BradleyJohn E. Bradley

General Counsel
John E. Bradley supports the Center through providing his fifty years of experience in strategic, operational, and business acumen in all areas of leal and compliance matters to support the Center’s long term growth.

Board of Directors

Hauke Kite PowellHauke Kite-Powell

Director
Dr. Hauke Kite-Powell is a Research Specialist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and a Lecturer in the Ocean Engineering Department at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Neil DevineNeil Devine

Director
Neil Devine serves as Executive Director for the Center. Neil comes from a deep commitment to non-profit work as well as nearly three decades of experience in running IT infrastructure for major companies.

Sen SongSen Song

Director
Dr. Sen Song is pioneer in computational systems and neuroscience, focusing on interdisciplinary research between neuroscience, computer science and artificial intelligence.

V.A. Shiva AyyaduraiV.A. Shiva Ayyadurai

Director
Dr. V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, the inventor of email and polymath, holds four degrees from MIT, is a world-renowned systems scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. ICIS is Shiva’s brainchild, through which he aims to give back to society the fruits of research and education.

Lorraine MonettiLorraine Monetti

Director
Lorraine Monetti holds advanced degrees in both human resources and gerontology and advices the the Center in strategic planning..

Active Volunteer Researchers

Prabhakar DeonikarPrabhakar Deonikar

Senior Scientist
Prabhakar serves as a Senior Scientist the Center. He has tremendous experience and expertise in Biology and Microbiology and is one of the driving forces behind CytoSolve, Inc.

Michael HansenMichael Hansen

Senior Scientist
Michael Hansen is been an active participant and contributor the Center’s focus of the systems biology of genetically engineered foods (GMOs)

 

Mrudhuula MohanMrudhuula Mohan

Research Scientist
Systems Scientist, Millennium Productions
Mrudhuula Mohan has her Masters in Biotechnology from VIT University, Vellore, India. Her areas of interest include Biochemistry, Enzymology, Drug Design and Traditional Medicine.

Santhiya KothandaramanSanthiya Kothandaraman

Research Scientist
Systems Scientist, Millennium Productions
Santhiya Kothandaraman has Masters degree in the field of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics from SRM University, Chennai, India. Her areas of interest include Cellular Signal Transduction, Immunology, Genetics, and Computational Biology.

V.A. Shiva AyyaduraiV.A. Shiva Ayyadurai

Principal Research Scientist
Chairman and CEO, CytoSolve, Inc.
Dr. V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, the inventor of email and polymath, holds four degrees from MIT, is a world-renowned systems scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. ICIS is Shiva’s brainchild, through which he aims to give back to society the fruits of research and education.

Alumni Faculty

Special thanks to our alumni faculty and researchers who helped the Center in our research and educational efforts of the past.

David CalvoDavid Calvo

Co-Faculty
Master Woodcarver, Calvo Woodcarving
David Calvo serves as volunteer director/ faculty member at ICIS. David has dedicated his professional life to the art of woodcarving and sculpture and his involvement as faculty is treasured at ICIS.

Matthew HarperMatthew Harper

Co-Faculty
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Avalon Batteries
Matt is a clean-tech entrepreneur and product developer. His expertise is in using advanced technologies to develop revolutionary industrial and commercial products; his passion is in helping companies adopt those products to build sustainable, profitable businesses.

Scott CahalyScott Cahaly

Co-Faculty
Museum of Fine Arts School, Sculpture & Stone Carving
Scott Cahaly is a contemporary artist living and working in the Boston area. He has an inner world of visual imagery inspired by renaissance and tribal art and fueled by sitting meditation and yoga.

Todd RileyTodd Riley

Co-Faculty
Director of User Experience, APX Labs
Todd is responsible for the design of Skylight, the world’s leading enterprise wearable software platform. He leads the full design process, from user research and product definition through detailed design, prototyping, and human-computer interaction (HCI) design.

Vyshali R VenugopalVyshali R. Venugopal

Research Scientist
Systems Scientist, Millennium Productions
Vyshali R. Venugopal has Bachelor’s degree in the field of Biotechnology from Anna University, Chennai, India and her areas of interest include Environmental Science, Drug Discovery, Fermentation Technology and Microbiology.