Faces of Resilience

  • Adrian V. GheorgheEmail author
  • Dan V. Vamanu
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


A set of physical analogies emphasizing cooperative behaviour in systems are explored and were integrated into so called ?serious energy games’, to contribute in a better understanding, monitoring and good governance of some of the complex security issues confronting the evolvement of contemporary energy systems and, most particularly, Europe’s. It is believed that such mild mind12 retching exercises might be supportive in the necessary attempt, by the many stakeholders and actors involved, to bring balance and harmony to prevailing policies the first commandment of which seems to be “Go change yourself – in a resilient fashion!” An extrapolation of several findings to other than Energy systems tempted to implement drastic changes based on substantial substitutions – hardware, software and mindware – under relatively short time horizons cannot be ruled out.


Vulnerability Index Energy Security System Member Hysteresis Cycle Quantitative Risk Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Old Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA
  2. 2.Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear EngineeringBucharestRomania

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