Fred Harris, Jr.

Fred Harris

Contact Information


  • Ph.D., Clemson University, 1994
  • M.S., Clemson University, 1991
  • M.S., Bob Jones University, 1988
  • B.S., Bob Jones University, 1986

Research interests

  • Parallel computing
  • Cortical simulation
  • Graph algorithms
  • Computer graphics
  • Virtual reality
  • Scientific visualization

Past experience

  • Research projects funded by NSF, NASA, ONR, DoD and Sun Microsystems
  • In charge of the external software testing for one of NASA's planetary landers to Mars
  • Developed parallel applications that have been used in industry by companies such as AT&T and Southern Bell
  • Interim Senior Director of the Center for Advanced Visualization, Computation and Modeling at the Desert Research Institute