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John H. Reif

A. Hollis Edens Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Computer Science
Box 90129, Durham, NC 27708-0129
LSRC D-229, 308 Research Drive, Dept Comp Sci, Duke U, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator for Powering Desalination · September 16, 2012 Lecture King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator for Powering Desalination · September 16, 2012 Lecture Saudi Arabian Ministry of Water and Electricity, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Programmable Self-Assembled DNA-Based Autonomous Molecular Devices · May 13, 2012 Lecture Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator · December 13, 2011 Lecture King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator · December 11, 2011 Lecture Faculty of Computing and Information Technology (FCIT), King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator for Powering Desalination · September 16, 2012 Lecture King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator for Powering Desalination · September 16, 2012 Lecture Saudi Arabian Ministry of Water and Electricity, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Programmable Self-Assembled DNA-Based Autonomous Molecular Devices · May 13, 2012 Lecture Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator · December 13, 2011 Lecture King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Development and Demonstration of an Energy-Efficient Cost-Effective Durable Solar Concentrator · December 11, 2011 Lecture Faculty of Computing and Information Technology (FCIT), King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Programmable Self-Assembled DNA-Based Autonomous Molecular Devices · December 4, 2011 Lecture Faculty of Computing and Information Technology (FCIT), King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Localized Hybridization Circuits · September 22, 2011 Lecture International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, (DNA17), California Institute of Technology, Pasadina, California
Programmable Self-Assembled DNA-Based Autonomous Molecular Devices · June 7, 2011 Lecture Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford, Oxford University, UK
Programmable Self-Assembled DNA-Based Autonomous Molecular Devices · June 2, 2011 Lecture Microsoft Research, Cambridge
DNA Self-Assembled Autonomous Devices for Programmed Molecular Computation, Transport, and Amplified Sensing, van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands · May 26, 2011 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Keynote talk ICCABS, Orlando, FL · February 3, 2011 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Distinguished Lecture, North Eastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA · November 18, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Bioengineering Seminar Series, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Hong Kong, China · June 18, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China · June 18, 2010 Lecture
The Theory of Self-Assembly, Tuitorial, International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, (DNA16), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Hong Kong, China · June 14, 2010 Lecture
High-Fidelity DNA Hybridization using Programmable Molecular DNA Devices, International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, (DNA16), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Hong Kong, China · June 14, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, College of Computer Science and Information Technology, Kunming Normal University, Kunming, China · June 1, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Anhui University, Hefei, China · May 18, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China · May 18, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, Wuhan University. Hubei, China · May 17, 2010 Lecture
DNA-Based Assembly of Molecular-Scale Autonomous Devices for Sensing, Transport and Computation, North China University of Technology, Beijing, China · May 1, 2010 Lecture
DNA Nanoassembly and DNA Nanodevices: Challenges, Applications and Research Progress, Computer Technology Institute, University of Patras, Patras, Greece · July 19, 2009 Lecture
The Tile Complexity of Linear Assemblies, 36th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP 2009),Rhodes, Greece · July 5, 2009 Lecture
Design of a Biomolecular Device that Executes Process Algebra, Fifteenth International Meeting on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming (DNA15), Fayetteville, Arkansas · June 8, 2009 Lecture
DNA nanoassembly and DNA Nanodevices: Challenges, Applications and Research Progress, Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) seminar, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium · May 20, 2009 Lecture
DNA Nanoassembly and DNA Nanodevices: Challenges, Applications and Research Progress, DNA-based nanotechnology: Construction, mechanics, and electronics, International Workshop, Dresden, Germany · May 11, 2009 Lecture
Programmable DNA Nanodevices, NSF EMT 2008 Workshop, Princeton, NJ · July 24, 2008 Lecture
Isothermal Reactivating Whiplash PCR for Locally Programmable Molecular Computation, Fourteenth International Meeting on DNA Based Computers (DNA14), Prague, Czech Republic · June 1, 2008 Lecture
Autonomous Programmable Biomolecular Devices Using Self-Assembled DNA Nanostructures, invited talk, joint talk, University of Vancouver & Simon-Fraser University, Vancouver, BC · January 30, 2008 Lecture

Service to the Profession


Member : Program Committee of the 18th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming · November 4, 2012 Event/Organization Administration
Referee for Journal: Science · October 2012 Other
NSF Porposal Review · August 2012 Other
Referee Journal: Theory of Computing · May 2012 Other
FOCS referee · May 2012 Other
Member : Program Committee of the 18th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming · November 4, 2012 Event/Organization Administration
Referee for Journal: Science · October 2012 Other
NSF Porposal Review · August 2012 Other
Referee Journal: Theory of Computing · May 2012 Other
FOCS referee · May 2012 Other
General Chairman : Ninth Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices(FNANO012) · April 2012 Event/Organization Administration Snowbird, Utah
Revew NSF proposal · April 2012 Other
Referee Biotechnology Journal · March 2012 Other
Referee journal: Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization (NACO) · January 2012 Other
Referee Journal: Biochimie · January 2012 Other
Referee Journal: Communications of the ACM · January 2012 Other
Reveiw Wolfson Research Merit Awards · January 2012 Other
Referee journal: Interface Focus · January 2012 Other
Review NSF proposal · January 2012 Other
Member : Program Committee of Seventeenth Annual International Symposium on DNA Based Computers (DNA17) · June 2011 Event/Organization Administration Pasadena, CA
General Chairman : Eighth Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices(FNANO011) · April 2011 Event/Organization Administration Snowbird, Utah
Chairman : Review Committee of NSF EXPEDITIONS IN COMPUTING Explorations Grant: Molecular Programming Project, Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125 · November 2010 Other
Referee : SODA Conference · July 2010 Consulting
Member : Program Committee of International International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming(ICALP), 2010 Track A · July 2010 Event/Organization Administration Bordeaux, France
Member : Program Committee of Sixteenth Annual International Symposium on DNA Based Computers (DNA16) · June 2010 Event/Organization Administration Hong Kong, China
Referee : Robotica Journal · April 2010 Consulting
General Chairman : Seventh Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices(FNANO10) · April 2010 Event/Organization Administration Snowbird, Utah
Referee : Natural Computing Journal · February 2010 Consulting
Reviewed proposals-Europe Complexity-Net Call Consortium · February 2010 Other
Referee : SIAM Journal of Computing · February 2010 Consulting
Paper Evaluation : F1000 Evaluation · February 2010 Consulting
Referee : SICOMP · January 2010 Consulting
Referee : STOC Confernce · January 2010 Consulting
Reveiwer : Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) Reviewer · December 1, 2009 Other
Reviewer : NSERC Program · October 2009 - January 2010 Other
General Chairman : Sixth Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices(FNANO09) · April 2009 Event/Organization Administration Snowbird, Utah
Member : Steering committee of 1st International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB09) · March 2009 Event/Organization Administration New Orleans, Louisiana
General Chairman : Fifth Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices(FNANO07) · April 2008 Event/Organization Administration Snowbird, Utah