Loyola University Maryland

Department of Computer Science

Dr. Megan Olsen

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Professor Megan OlsenDr. Megan Olsen

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Department Donnelly Science, Room 124
Research Site

Office Hours

Walk-in or by appointment

Computing Interests

  • Complex Systems
  • Self-organizing Systems
  • Computational Biology
  • Artificial Intelligence


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2011
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2009
  • B.S., Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005

Selected Publications

  • G. Fay, M. Olsen, J. Gran, O. Carja, J. Granka, A. Johnson, V. Weinberger. Agent-based model of Tasmanian Devils examines spread of Devil Facial Tumor Disease due to road construction. International Conference on Complex Systems. June 2011.
  • M. Olsen, N. Siegelmann-Danieli, H.T. Siegelmann. DynamicComputational Model Suggests that Cellular Citizenship isFundamental for Selective Tumor Apoptosis. PLoS One. 5(5):e10637. May 2010.
  • M. Olsen, N. Siegelmann-Danieli, H. Siegelmann. RobustArtificial Life via Artificial Programmed Death.Artificial Intelligence 172:884-898. 2008.