Group Members

Fall 2022 Lab Group Photo

Dr. Mark C. Harrison

Assistant Professor, Fowler School of Engineering

Dr. Harrison earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. After completing his education, he worked in industry in diverse roles before joining the faculty at Chapman.

Graduate Students

Marjan Bazian

Marjan Bazian is PhD student in computational and data science, her background is photonics. Marjan is interested in data science, optics, and nanophotonic devices. In her spare time, she is cooking, doing yoga and reading books.

Undergraduate Researchers

Michael Efseaff

Michael Efseaff is a Computer Science Major with a minor in Game Development Programming. In his free time, Michael enjoys cooking, water polo, and video games. In the future, Michael hopes to work in the game industry or in a field relating to machine learning and advanced AI.

Ryan Hong

Ryan Hong is a Computer science major at Chapman University that is planning on minoring in business economics or math. He is interested in machine learning and market quantitative analysis as well as games and basketball. He is hoping to learn more higher university graduate level math.

Kyle Wynne

Kyle Wynne is a second year Software Engineering Major with a minor in Computer Engineering. He is from the Bay Area and uses his freetime to surf, play waterpolo and work on 3D printing projects. Kyle loves gadgets and hardware and hopes to work with AI or GPUs post grad.

Open Positions

The Harrison Research Lab is looking for new members! If you are a current student at Chapman University (any major, any year) with an interest in learning more about optics, computer architecture, and digital information processing, reach out to Professor Harrison. If you are interested in applying to Chapman for grad school and working with Professor Harrison, reach out before applying. Come help us build something great!

Past Members

Brittney Kuhn

Then: Communication Studies, Chapman

After: Health and Strategic Communication M.S.

Connor Lydon

Then: Data Analytics & Business, Chapman


Sophia Crawford

Then: Data Science, Chapman

After: Comparative International Education, Chapman

Krishna Narayan

Then: VFX and Computer Science, Chapman

After: Nuro

Scott Cummings

Then: Computer Science, Chapman

After: Law School, Chapman University

Samuel Ellenhorn

Then: Computer Science, Chapman


Nicholas Mirchandani

Then: Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Chapman

After: SpaceX