I'm an Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University, directing the Future Interfaces Group. My group creates novel sensing and interface technologies that foster powerful and natural interactions between humans and computers. These research often lies in emerging use modalities, such as wearable computing, touch interfaces and gestural interaction. Please see my research brief for more details on my personal research. I am also a cofounder of Qeexo, a startup developing "rich-touch" interactive technologies.

My idea of the good life is one of education, creation, and adventure.

Chris Harrison
5000 Forbes Avenue
CMU, HCII, NSH 3508
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


October 21In California for Gigaom conference talk, Yahoo visit.
October 18Robert gets capcam project rolling. Start new sculpture project.
October 17Julia's Troast. "Life of Julia" board game.
October 15Humbled to be a 2014 Packard Fellow.
October 8Anthony presents Air+Touch work. Relocate to north shore for brief vacation.
October 7Gierad gives talk on "Skin Buttons" research. Luau!
October 5Begin the long journey to ACM UIST 2014.
October 3Yahoo InMind retreat. Angry Dans Banana Smash on Penn. Korean BBQ.
September 30Robert cuts 4x8' Pittsburgh map. SCS Dean Dinner.
September 29Return to US alone; Amy in Chile for field work.
September 27Wedding: bands, puppets, tequila donkey, taco cart, fireworks and friends.
September 26Buy lovely ceramics and 200 lbs. of tile in Dolores Hidalgo.
September 25Base in Guanajuato; so lovely!
September 24Submit NSF grant. Depart for Davidoff wedding. Robert prez at MobileHCI.
September 22CHI deadline crush.
  
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