Leonard Adleman

Expert in DNA computing and the protection of electronic data
  • Holder of the Henry Salvatori Distinguished Chair in Computer Science
  • Professor of Computer Science
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Office: 213-740-4500


  • Theoretical computer science
  • Number theory
  • Complexity theory
  • Computational molecular biology
  • DNA computing
  • Quantum computing
  • Computer viruses
  • Cryptography
  • General evolution

Additional Information

  • Affiliate, Center for Computational and Experimental Genomics
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Recipient, Turing Prize (2003)