Digital Twins


Tenth Computational Approaches for Cancer Workshop 2024 (CAFCW24) - November 17 - 22, 204

2024 UD-ATOM Hackathon - July 18-20, 2024


NASEM Webinar Series: Human and Organizational Factors in AI Risk Management  June 20 - July 2, 2024


NASEM Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification (VVUQ) Meeting - Monday June 17 from 1-5pm ET


NASEM Webinar Series: Preparing for Digital Twins - May 9 - May 30, 2024

Ethical Needs and Questions for Digital Twins: Thursday, May 9 from 2-4pm ET

Regulatory Challenges and Approaches for Deploying Digital Twins: Thursday May 16 from 2-4pm ET

Human-Digital Twin Interactions: Thursday, May 23 from 2-4pm ET

Digital Twins for Social and Behavioral Systems: Thursday, May 30 from 2-4pm ET


NASEM Consensus Study on Digital Twins - August 1, 2022-January 31, 2024

A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine-appointed ad hoc committee will identify needs and opportunities to advance the mathematical, statistical, and computational foundations of digital twins in applications across science, medicine, engineering, and society.

January 18, 2024, 3-4:30pm ET - IMAG/MSM Consortium hosts Karen Willcox and Caroline Chung to discuss - Consensus Report

December 15, 2023 Public Briefing - Watch Recording

September 2023 - Engineering Workshop report published - a compilation from the February 7-9, 2023, "Opportunities and Challenges for Digital Twins in Engineering - A Workshop"

September 2023 - Atmospheric, Climate and Sustainability Sciences Workshop report published - a compilation from the February 1-2, 2023, "Digital Twins in Atmospheric, Climate, and Sustainability Science - A Workshop"

June 2023 - Biomedical Sciences Workshop report published - a compilation from the January 30, 2023, "Opportunities and Challenges for Digital Twins in Biomedical Sciences - A Workshop"


Digital Twin Meetings 2023

April 18-19, 2023: AIRES 4: Machine Learning For Robust Digital Twins

April 25-26, 2023: Digital Engineering Conference

May 15-June 2, 2023: Pascal Institute Workshop on Building Immune Digital Twins…

July 26, 2023: Digital Twins for the Electricity System - A Symposium

September 12-14, 2023:  CompBioMed2023 Conference: Digital Twins and Personalised Medicine Symposium

October 3-4, 2023: Virtual Human Global Summit 2023

October 11-12, 2023: Crosscutting Research Needs for Digital Twins

December 11-13, 2023: Mathematical Opportunities in Digital Twins (MATH-DT)


Working Group Activities

NITRD Fast-Track Action Committee (FTAC) on Digital Twins (DT)


Digital Twin Publications

June 10, 2024Digital twins are helping scientists run the world’s most complex experiments

May 23, 2024Medical forecasting (and reference to nearest neighbor DT and 12/11/18 publication below)

May 14, 2024Medical ‘Digital Twins’ Will Lead the Way to Personalized Medicine

May 6, 2024The Biden administration is investing over $280 million into digital twin technologies to innovate in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

January 9, 2024: New Report Spotlights Research Gaps and Future Directions for Digital Twins (NCI news)

December 15, 2024New Report Urges Multiagency Action to Support Potentially Transformative Digital Twins Research (NASEM news)

March 24, 2023Application of Digital Twin and Heuristic Computer Reasoning to Workflow Management: Gastroenterology Outpatient Centers Study

June 20, 2022: Drug Development Digital Twins for Drug Discovery, Testing and Repurposing: A Schema for Requirements and Development.

May 20, 2022: Building digital twins of the human immune system: toward a roadmap.

April 28, 2022: Specialty Grand Challenge: What it Will Take to Cross the Valley of Death: Translational Systems Biology, “True” Precision Medicine, Medical Digital Twins, Artificial Intelligence and In Silico Clinical Trials.

May 18, 2021A modular computational framework for medical digital twins

March 12, 2021: Using Digital Twins in Viral Infection

December 11, 2018Monitoring Jet Engines and the Health of People, JAMA. 2018;320(22):2309-2310. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.16558



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