Christian Jacob

Christian Jacob

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-7682


Office: ICT750


Educational Background

B.S. Computer Science, Erlangen University, 1988

Doctor of Engineering Science Engineering, Erlangen University, 1995


Areas of Research

Research Interests
  • Algorithms gleaned from nature, biocomputing, bioinformatics
  • Evolutionary algorithms: genetic algorithms, genetic programming, evolution strategies
  • Parallel rewrite systems and their evolution: Lindenmayer systems, cellular automata
  • Modelling, simulation, and visualization of biological systems