Stephanie Forrest

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sf-portrait-2018.jpg Stephanie Forrest works at Arizona State University, where she directs the Biodesign Center for Biocomputation, Security and Society, and she is a Professor in the School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Sciences Engineering CIDSE). Prior to joining ASU, she was Regents Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and served as Dept. Chair 2006-2007. Professor Forrest was educated at St. John's College (B.A.), and The University of Michigan (M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science). She is currently a member of the External Faculty at the Santa Fe Institute, and served as Co-chair of its Science Board (2010-2013) and as Interim Vice President (1999-2000). She spent 2013-2014 as a Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Dept. of State and is currently a board member of the Computing Research Association.

Forrest's research studies the biology of computation and the computation of biology, including work on computational immunology, computer security, automated software repair, evolutionary computation, and biological modeling. Some of her awards include: the SFI Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lectures (2013), the UNM Annual Research Lecture (2012), the ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award (2011), and the Presidential Young Investigator Award (1991). She is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Some interviews and public talks are available here.

Here are the 2013 Santa FeInstitute Ulam Lectures, on Complexity and the Biology of Computation, which she delivered Sept. 10, 11, 12, 2013.

A somewhat up-to-date Curriculum Vitae is available here. Email to: steph@asu.edu.

Public Key

Current projects result from the generous support of the National Science Foundation, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Air Force Research Laboratory, and the The Santa Fe Institute.

Office Locations

Biodesign Bldg. B, 120A
Brickyard Engineering, Rm. 394
480-727-0492
Office hours Spring 2018
Mon. 2:00 - 3:00 (Brickyard)
Thu. 10:30 - 11:30 (Biodesign)

Mailing Address

Biodesign Institute
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 877801
Tempe AZ 85287-7801