Ian G. Harris

Professor, Department of Computer Science

University of California Irvine


Ian G. Harris is Professor of Computer Science at the University of California Irvine. He received his BS degree in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He received his MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of California San Diego in 1992 and 1997 respectively. He was a member of the faculty in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1997 until June 2003.

Research Areas

Professor Harris' research interests include the design of secure hardware/software systems, and the application of Natural Language Understanding to security and design. Current projects include the detection of phone-based social engineering attacks, formalization of natural language specifications, and the development of a cyber test range to evaluate the security of IoT systems.