Dr. Alan Levin
Alan Levin is currently Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at USC. His research focus is organization in complex adaptive system. This interdisciplinary program combines biophysical modeling methods with functional techniques from system engineering and mathematical biology. In 2008, Dr. Levin retired after a distinguished 29 year career with TRW and Northrop Grumman Corporation. He served in increasingly responsible positions as member of the technical staff, project manager, director of engineering, chief scientist, director of business development, and director of strategy and technology planning for a division with over $1B annual sales. He routinely worked with government, industry, and academic professionals projecting advanced technology needs for future critical missions. Before joining TRW, Dr. Levin taught chemistry at Carleton College. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemistry from UCLA and a Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry from UC Berkeley.