Statistical physics, combinatorics, evolvable systems, innovation, design, emergent technologies
Thomas Fink studied physics at Caltech and Cambridge. He did a postdoc at Ecole Normale Superieure and was a Junior Fellow at Caius College, Cambridge. He is now a Research Scientist in the French CNRS and Director of the London Institute. Fink's research interests are statistical mechanics and discrete dynamics; he is also interested in creativity, design, simplicity and innovation. His books The 85 Ways and The Man's Book sold 1/3m copies. He grew up in New York and Texas and lives in London.