Chris Harrison is an Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University.
He broadly investigates novel sensing technologies and interaction techniques, especially those that empower people to interact with small devices in big ways. Chris has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed papers and his work appears in more than 40 books.
Harrison has been named as a top 30 scientist under 30 by Forbes, a top 35 innovator under 35 by MIT Technology Review, a World Economic Forum Young Scientist, and one of six innovators to watch by Smithsonian.
Last year, his lab won a Fast Company Innovation by Design Award for their work on EM-Sense. Chris has also been awarded fellowships by the Packard Foundation, Sloan Foundation, Qualcomm, Google and Microsoft Research. When not in the lab, Chris can be found welding sculptures, visiting remote corners of the globe, or restoring his old house.