Lenwood Heath is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. His original areas of expertise and research interest were theoretical computer science, algorithms, and graph theory. In 2000, he began working with biologists on gene expression and genomic data. Most recently, he is working with metagenomic data with collaborators in environmental engineering. His current research interests include computational biology and bioinformatics, especially bacterial and viral genomics, complex networks, and computational epidemiology.
He received a B.S. in mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; an M.S. in mathematics from the University of Chicago; and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Lenwood Heath's Timeline
Instructor of Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science Group, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Faculty of the Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology PhD program, Virginia Tech
General Co-Chair, 17th International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, Association for Computing Machinery
Faculty of Health Sciences, Virginia Tech