Melissa Queen

  • Program Years: 2018-2022
  • Academic Institution: University of Washington
  • Field of Study: Information Theory
  • Academic Advisor: Luis Ceze
  • Practicum(s):
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    A.B. Computer Science, and A.B. Physics, Dartmouth College, 2013

Current Status

  • Research Area: Information Theory


Callista Bee, Yuan-Jyue Chen, Melissa Queen, David Ward, Xiaomeng Liu, Lee Organick, Georg Seelig, Karin Strauss, Luis Ceze. "Molecular-level similarity search brings computing to DNA data storage" Nature Communications, Aug 2021

Kathryn Doroschak, Karen Zhang, Melissa Queen, Aishwarya Mandyam, Karin Strauss, Luis Ceze, Jeff Nivala. "Rapid and robust assembly and decoding of molecular tags with DNA-based nanopore signatures." Nature Communications, Nov 2020

C. S. Calude, E. Calude, M. S. Queen. "Inductive Complexity of the P versus NP problem." Parallel Processing Letters 23, 1 (2013);

C. S. Calude, E. Calude, M. S. Queen. "The Inductive Complexity of the P versus NP Problem." (Extended Abstract), Unconventional Computing and Natural Computing Conference, Orleans, France. (2012);

C. S. Calude, E. Calude, M. S. Queen. "The complexity of Euler's integer partition theorem." Theoretical Computer Science 454 (2012), 72-80.

A. Miell, K. Miao, M. S. Queen. "Landau Zener Interferometry." Poster presented at the Karen Wetterhahn Science Symposium, Dartmouth College (Spring 2012)


Dartmouth Rufus Choate Scholar (2009-2013)
Dartmouth Presidential Scholar (2011-2012)
Dartmouth Town Prize winner in both Computer Science and Physics (2012)
University of Auckland Summer Scholar (2012)
The Physics and Astronomy Chair's Prize (2013)
Computing Research Association "Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award" Honorable Mention (2013)
Phi Beta Kappa (2013)