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Harrell Awarded Tenure
The Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation has announced that D. Fox Harrell has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2013.
Harrell is an associate professor of Digital Media in the Comparative Media Studies Program, a principal investigator at CSAIL, and head of the Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory (ICE Lab). He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego, a Master's degree in Interactive Telecommunication from New York University, and a B.F.A. in Art, B.S. in Logic and Computation, and minor in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. MIT Press will publish his book, Phantasmal Media: An Approach to Imagination, Computation, and Expression, in September 2013.
Harrell’s research explores the relationship between imaginative cognition and computation. His research involves developing new forms of computational narrative, gaming, social media, and related digital media based in computer science, cognitive science, and digital media arts. The National Science Foundation recognized him with an NSF CAREER Award for his project “Computing for Advanced Identity Representation.”
For more information on Harrell’s work, please visit: http://groups.csail.mit.edu/icelab/.