I become interested in this problem because $G\cong Aut(G)$ suggests a special symmetry in $G$ (This kind of group describes its own symmetry).

From $G/Z(G)\cong Inn(G)$ we know complete group is the answer for the simplest case, though this class of group itself is quite weird.

What about the case when $Z(G)$ or $Out(G)$ are non-trivial? $G\cong D_8$ is a good example for non-complete group satisfy $G\cong Aut(G)$.

Is there any method to find such non-complete $Aut$-invariant $G$? Maybe we can try apply $Aut$ iteratively to some G and look for fixed points (some interesting results for centerless or non-abelian simple groups can be found at this MO post).

And what other interesting properties does this class of group have?

canonicalisomorphism. $\endgroup$ – Alex Degtyarev Mar 16 '14 at 14:48