Selim G. Akl is a professor at Queen's University in the School of Computing, where he leads the Parallel and Unconventional Computation Group. His research interests are primarily in the area of algorithm design and analysis, in particular for problems in parallel computing and unconventional computation.
Dr. Akl was winner in 2004 and 2007 of the Howard Staveley Award for Teaching Excellence. He received the Queen's University Prize for Excellence in Research in 2005 and the Queen's University Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision in 2012. He is currently Director of the Queen's School of Computing.
Journal and Conference Papers Technical Reports Current Research Posters Recent Theses Supervised Recent Book TEDxQueensU Talk A Computational Challenge Non-Universality in Computation Contributions to a Recent Book Chapters in a New Book Inherently Parallel Computations
Time Travel Play Quantum Chess Quantum Chess on the Web Natural Computing The Church-Turing Thesis Is False Computation Is Universal, Computers Are Not Quantum Computers Can Do What Classical Computers Cannot Do Quantum Security for Sensor Networks Slime Mold Computes Computing With DNA
Communicating Secret Information Without Secret Messages What Is Computation? Nonuniversality In Computation: Thirteen Misconceptions Rectified
International Conference on Unconventional Computation 2007
The conference returns to Canada in 2014:
International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation 2014
Phone: (613) 533-3184, 533-6062 or 533-6050
Fax: (613) 533-6513
akl at cs dot queensu dot ca