Thomas Casavant

Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Roy J. Carver, Jr. Chair in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Professor Biomedical Engineering
Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Affiliate University of Iowa Informatics Initiative
(319) 335-5953
5316 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1989
Education: 
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1986
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1983
B.S., C.S., University of Iowa, 1982
Present Research Interests: 
Bioinformatics, computational biology, genome sequence analysis, software tools for human disease mutation identification, computer architecture
parallel processing
distributed computing
software engineering
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronical Engineers Computer Society
Association for Computer Machinery
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Bioinformatics, computational biology, genome sequence analysis, software tools for human disease mutation identification, computer architecture
parallel processing
distributed computing
software engineering