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12° Constructal Law Conference - Freedom, Design and Evoluzion

"Freedom. Design and Evolution" are the keywords of the 12° Construction Law Conference to be held at the Energy Center of the Politecnico on 21 and 22 September 2023. The Constructal Law governs all phenomena of design evolution in Nature, bio and non-bio, human made and not human made.

The conference explores diverse areas:
  • Physics of life;
  • Design in nature;
  • Evolutionary design with freedom;
  • Evolution: geophysical, biological, social, technological, communications, science, literature, city, government, climate;
  • Thermodynamics, Energy, power, and economy;
  • Thermoeconomics, Bioeconomy and circular economy;
  • Information, Complexity, Change, Time arrow
  • Human beings as part of nature;
  • Hierarchy, Power laws, Inequality, Innovation;
  • Living and non-living from the same point of view;
  • Natural and social sciences together;
  • Art and science together;
  • Predicting evolution, Sustainability.
  • Umberto Lucia - Politecnico di Torino (Chair);
  • Giulia Grisolia - Politecnico di Torino (Co-chair);
  • Umit Gunes - Yildiz Technical University (Coordinator).
Organizing committee:
  • Romano Borchiellini - Energy Center, Politecnico di Torino;
  • Debora Fino - Politecnico di Torino;
  • Giorgio Kaniadakis - Politecnico di Torino;
  • Maria Pia Martino - Politecnico di Torino;
  • Bartolomeo Montrucchio - Politecnico di Torino;
  • Guglielmina Mutani - Politecnico di Torino;
  • Emilio Paolucci - Politecnico di Torino;
  • Marco Filippo Torchio - Politecnico di Torino.
Abstracts on the conference topics will be welcome. Detailed information on the submission procedure is available on the website abstract section.