Daniel Adkins

Hertz Fellow: Daniel Adkins
School

University of California, Berkeley

Area of Study

Computer Science

Fellowship Years

2001 - 2006

Dan Adkins is a programmer at Google. He plans to pursue industrial computer science research. Dan's thesis developed provably good algorithms for inferring evolutionary history from DNA and gene-order data. In his free time, Dan rides and sometimes races bicycles.

Thesis:

2010 - A Minimum Spanning Tree Framework for Inferring Phylogenies