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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 Grants


Support of Twenty First Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO24)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2024 - 2024

SHF: Small: High-speed DNA polymerase CRNs for signal amplification, oscillation, consensus, and linear control

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2024

Support of Twentieth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2023)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2023 - 2023

SHF: Small: Distributed DNA Computations Operating on a Collection of Cell Membranes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2022

Seventeenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2020)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2020 - 2022

Support of Twenty First Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO24)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2024 - 2024

SHF: Small: High-speed DNA polymerase CRNs for signal amplification, oscillation, consensus, and linear control

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2024

Support of Twentieth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2023)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2023 - 2023

SHF: Small: Distributed DNA Computations Operating on a Collection of Cell Membranes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2022

Seventeenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2020)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2020 - 2022

SHF: Small: Hot DNA Computation: Speeding up DNA-based Computation, CRNs, and Robotics using Strand-Displacing Polymerase

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2021

NSF Student Travel Grant for Sixteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2019)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2020

Sixteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2019)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2019 - 2019

Sixteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2019)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2019 - 2019

SHF: Small: DNA Circuits for Analog Computations

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2019

Support for Fifteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2018)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2018

Fifteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2018)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2018 - 2018

Fifteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2018)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2018 - 2018

Support of Fourteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2017)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2017 - 2018

Support of Fourteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2017)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2017 - 2018

Support of Fourteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2017)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2017 - 2017

Support of Thirteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2016)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2016 - 2016

Support of Thirteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2016)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2016 - 2016

SHF: Small: Localized DNA Hybridization Computation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2013 - 2016

Support of Twelfth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2015)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2015 - 2015

SHF: Small: Error Correction for Biomolecular Computations

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2012 - 2015

Support of Eleventh Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2014)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2014 - 2015

Support of Eleventh Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2014)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2014 - 2015

EAGER: Exploratory Software Development & Experiments of Dynamic DNA Nanosystems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2011 - 2013

EMT/NANO: Polymerase-Based Self-Activating and Reactiving DNA Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2008 - 2012

EMT/NANO: Autonomous Programmable DNA Devices Using DNAzymes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2008 - 2011

Bio-X AFOSR: Encapsulated DNA-Based Molecular Autonomous Sensing Devices with Photonic I/O

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2008 - 2009

EMT: A DNA-Based Autonomous Programmable Molecular Transport Network

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2005 - 2009

Support of Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO08)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2008 - 2008

Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (FNAN007)

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2007 - 2007

EMT: Error-Resilient DNA Tiling Assemblies

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2004 - 2007

ITR: Nanoarchitecture: Balancing Regularity, Complexity, and Defect Tolerance using DNA for Nanoeletronic Integration

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2003 - 2007

ITR/RC: Self-Assembly of DNA Nano-Scale Structures for Computation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2000 - 2006

EMT: NSF Workshop on Emerging Opportunities of Nanoscience to Energy Conversion and Storage

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2005 - 2006

EMT: NSF Workshop on Programmed Self-Assembly

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2005 - 2005

QuBic: Novel DNA Nanostructures for Targeted Molecular Scale to Micron Scale Interconnects

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2002 - 2005

QuBic: Molecular Robotics for DNA Nanostructures

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2002 - 2005

SGER: Micro and Nano-Robotics Motion Control and Self-Assembly Algorithms

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2000 - 2001

Robust, Adaptive and Dynamic Robotic Motion Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1997 - 2000

Prototyping Biomolecular Computations

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1997 - 1998

SIMD/MIMD Parallel Computing: Computational Theory, Scientific Applications, and Systems Research

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1992 - 1998

Robust, Adaptive, and Dynamic Robotic Motion Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1997 - 1998

An Exploratory Study of Parallel Molecular Computation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1996 - 1997

Derivation and Analysis Tools for the Synthesis and Implementation of Parallel Algorithms

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1991 - 1995

Towards Autonomous Robots: Robust, Adaptive and Dynamic Motion Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1992 - 1995

Toward Autonomous Robots: Robust, Adaptive, & Dynamic Motion Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1992 - 1995

Towards Autonomous Robots: Robust, Adaptive & Dynamic Motion Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1993 - 1994

Parallel Algorithm Deviation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1988 - 1992

Parallel Algorithim Derivation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1988 - 1991

Parallel Algorithim Derivation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1988 - 1991

Parallel Algorithm Deviation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1988 - 1991

Computational Complexity: Efficiency in Electrooptical Computing Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 1987 - 1990

Very High Speed Holographic Message Routing for Parallel Machines

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 1988 - 1990

Very High Speed Holographic Message Routing for Parallel Machines

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 1988 - 1990

Computational Complexity and Efficiency in Electro-Optical Computing Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 1987 - 1990

Randomized Parallel Algorithms for Learning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 1987 - 1988

Theoretical Investigations in Parallel Algorithims and Complexity of Motion Planning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1985 - 1988

External Relationships


  • Domus Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Eagle Eyes Research

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