Derek Harter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

  • Faculty
Computer Science & Information Systems
Contact
Office
Journalism 208
Related Department
Computer Science and Information Systems

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Memphis, 2004
  • MSc, Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
  • BSc, Computer Science, Purdue University, 1990

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2011-present
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2005-2011
  • Visiting Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2004-2005

Research Funding

External

  • $380,000, Department of Energy, 2009
  • $500,000, National Science Foundation, 2009
  • $100,000, Defense Advanced Research Projects, 2008
  • $400,000, James S. McDonnell Foundation Bridging Brain Mind and Behavior Research Grant, 2007

Internal

  • $16,250, Texas A&M University-Commerce Enhancement Grant, 2009
  • $11,680, Texas A&M University-Commerce Enhancement Grant, 2008
  • $6,128, Texas A&M University-Commerce Enhancement Grant, 2005
  • $600, Texas A&M University-Commerce Mini-Grant, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Harter, D. (in press). Evolution of small-world properties in embodied networks. To appear in Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer.
  • Lu, S., Harter, D., & Pierce, D. (2011). Potentials and challenges of using virtual environments in psychotherapy. Annals of Psychotherapy and Integrative Health. 1, 56-66.
  • Lu, S., Harter, D. and Graesser, A. (2009). An empirical and computational study of perceiving and remembering event temporal relations. Cognitive Science. 33: 344-373.
  • Harter, D., Kozma, R., and Achunala, S. (2007). Dynamical aspects of Behavior generation under constraints. Cognitive Neurodynamics. 1(3): 213-223.
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