Dr. Lance Fortnow

Adjoint Professor


Lance Fortnow received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at MIT in 1989 and has spent his academic career in Computer Science at the University of Chicago with the exception of a senior research scientist position at the NEC Research Institute from 1999-2003. In 1992 he received the NSF Presidential Faculty Fellowship and was a Fulbright Scholar visiting CWI in Amsterdam 1996-97. Fortnow studies computational complexity and its applications to electronic commerce, quantum computation, bioinformatics, learning theory and cryptography.

Dr. Fortnow also has a personally maintained website which can be found at http://www.ttic.edu/fortnow