Born: Dec 31, 1945 AD

Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American

Categories: Computer Scientist

Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American

Categories: Computer Scientist

1945 - Born on the 31st of December in California.

1968 - He attended the University of California, Berkely, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in mathematics.

1976 - Received his Ph.D at the University of California, Berkeley.

1977 - He is known for being a co-inventor of the Rivest-Shamir-Adleman cryptosystem, and of DNA computing.

1992 - He was the mathematical consultant on the movie Sneakers.

1994 - His paper Molecular Computation of Solution To Combinatorial Problems described the experimental use

of DNA as a computational system.

- He solved a seven-node instance of the Hamiltonian Graph problem, an NP-complete.

2002 - He and his research group managed to solve a 'nontrivial' problem using DNA computation.

- He was a recipient along with Ron Rivest and Adi Shamir of the ACM Turing Award, often called the Nobel

Prize of Computer Science.

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