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Edward Rietman

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Senior Research Fellow


Hyper-computer architecture, novel computational systems, computational biology, and applications of graph theory.


Dr. Rietman's research is multidisciplinary focusing on technical areas that advance artificial intelligence through new computer architecture and super-Turing architecture; and research that advances our understanding of systems biology of human diseases including cancer, neurological diseases, and immunological diseases.


Dr. Rietman has a Ph.D in physics and multiple undergraduate and masters degrees in other sciences. He worked at Bell Labs for 18 years focusing on solid-state physics, neuromorphic hardware, robotics and computer integrated manufacturing. He also worked at military funded think tanks for 9 years focusing on database mining, applied optics, and applied high-frequency ultrasound. Then he worked at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Tufts Medical Center for 5 years, before joining the BINDS Lab in 2014. He is author or coauthor on 150+ technical papers, six books and 30+ patents.

Activities & Awards

Among many research grants, he was awarded the Superior Artificial Intelligence, DARPA funded grant in 2016, currently being managed by Dr. Robert Kozma. Dr. Rietman is currently managing a grant from the Office of Naval Research.