Chris Harrison

Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University, directing the Future Interfaces Group; lab creates novel sensing and interface technologies that foster powerful and natural interactions between humans and computers; the research often lies in emerging use modalities, such as wearable computing, touch interfaces and gestural interaction. Co-Founder and CTO, Qeexo, a start-up developing "rich-touch" interactive technologies. Young Scientist, World Economic Forum; Google HCI Fellow; Microsoft Research Fellow; Qualcomm Innovation Fellow; Packard Fellow. Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers; work has appeared in over 40 books and a dozen international galleries. Innovations covered by CNN, BBC, NPR, PBS, NBC, ABC, Discovery, The Economist, Science, Wall Street Journal, New York Times and many other outlets. Named: one of the top 30 scientists under 30, Forbes; top 35 innovator under 35, MIT Technology Review; one of six innovators to watch, Smithsonian.