Alan H. Barr

Professor of Computer Science

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1973; M.S., 1976; Ph.D., 1983. Research Fellow, Caltech, 1984; Assistant Professor, 1984-90; Associate Professor, 1990-98; Professor, 1998-; Executive Officer for Computer Science, 2000-01.


Tel: 626-395-2825

MC 305-16, Pasadena, CA 91125


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Research Overview

Professor Barr's research involves (1) mathematical simulation methods for computer graphics (2) developing new types of mathematical and computational methods for the study of biophysical behaviors and structures and (3) technological leveraging for medical health care and new medical devices.

List of Research Areas

mathematics of computer graphics, developmental and molecular modeling, global virtual hospital

Department of Computing + Mathematical Sciences