- Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
- M.S.in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
- B.S.in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Dr. Eric Larson is an associate professor of computer science at SMU Lyle, with a courtesy appointment in the department of Operations Research and Engineering Management. His research explores the interdisciplinary relationship of machine learning and signal/image processing with the fields of security, health, education, human-machine teaming, and ubiquitous computing—where he has secured over $9 million dollars in federal and corporate funding, including NSF, NIH, IES, DOE, ONR, USAFA, and others.
He is a fellow of the Hunt Institute for Engineering Humanity, member of the Darwin Deason Institute for Cybersecurity, member of the SMU AT&T Center for Virtualization, and Member of the SMU Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Dr. Larson has published one textbook and disseminated his research in over 80 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers, garnering more than 5,500 citations and 8 best paper awards nominations. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington where he was an Intel Science and Technology fellow. At UW, he was co-advised by MacArthur Genius Fellow Shwetak Patel and IEEE Fellow Les Atlas. He also has an MS in Image and Signal Processing from Oklahoma State University, where he was advised by Damon Chandler.
Honors and Awards
- Associate Editor for the Journal of IMWUT (2018 to present)
- Platinum Best Paper IITSEC (2020)
- Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Award (2023)