The general focus of Dr. Valafar’s current research is the application and transfer of engineering techniques to biological systems. In addition, this transfer of information can be reversed to implement efficient optimization and security (immunity) techniques inspired by biological models. His specific research is divided into two main categories: Computational Biology and Computational Medicine.

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1200 Catawba Street, Room 301
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: 803-777-4046
Fax: 803-777-3767

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Funding Organizations

National Science Foundation National Institutes of Health