We focus on three overlapping, real-world problems: sustainability, diversity and human well-being.Our Approach
By linking behavioral science to applied fields like engineering, business, architecture and medicine, we pioneer convergent research that isn’t confined to outdated academic siloes.Our People
We support over 100 faculty and student researchers at the University of Virginia and beyond. In our first-of-its-kind PhD. program, more than a dozen exceptional students are pursuing real-world research while merging formal training in engineering, business and behavioral science.Our Research
The opportunity: Cities, nations, and organizations around the world are increasingly using behavioral science to encourage more sustainable choices and actions among end-users. However, behavioral science for design remains…Read more
At CBSI, we think a lot about how to build better systems with behavioral science, and how to integrate the principles of diversity and inclusion into all of the…Read more
Leon Yacoubian is a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, but he’s already putting his education to use on the other side of the planet.
An ethnic Armenian majoring…Read more