The International Research Center for Mathematics & Mechanics of Complex Systems (M&MoCS) is a Research Center of the Università dell’Aquila. It was established by the Dipartimento di Ingegneria delle Strutture, delle Acque e del Terreno (DISAT) and the Dipartimento di Matematica Pura e Applicata (DMPA). Its administrative headquarters are located in L’Aquila and its scientific center is in Cisterna di Latina. M&MoCS was established with the financial and logistical support of Provincia di Latina and the Fondazione Tullio Levi-Civita, with which it shares the mission of developing and disseminating scientific culture in the region. It was also founded together with the Dipartimento di Strutture of Università di Roma Tre.