Harrison Linowes
Student, Entrepreneur, and Innovator

About Me

Hello, my name is Harrison Linowes. I am a student at the University of Maryland, College Park studying computer science with a specialization in data science.

I am the Co-Founder of Glenhills VR Studios, a marketing company which utilizes virtual reality as a means to help companies and organizations connect to their clients and donors. I am very passionate about virtual and augmented reality and how it can be applied to assist society. I am also an active member in the local DCVR Meetup group and the President of the UMD Virtual Reality Club.

One of my passions is learning about new perspectives on entrepreneurship. I love emerging technologies and I am always trying to find new ways in which they can be used to aid societal problems. I am currently interested in topics such as machine learning, data science, computer vision, and mixed reality. I believe that society is at a pivitiol point in history where these technologies are already and will continue to drastically impact the way we live.


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    Jun 2017 – Present

    Software Engineer Intern

    Vectorworks Inc.

    Working with the research and development team to improve the Vectorworks software suite through using new and emerging technologies.

  • Jan 2017 – Present

    Undergraduate Researcher

    Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the University of Maryland

    Working with a group of undergraduate students to investigate the effectiveness of virtual reality in bridging the divide between different cultures. Specifically we will focus on placing typically developing (TD) individuals into the perspective of an individual who is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) so the TD individuals can better empathize and understand what it is like to have ASD.

  • Jun 2016 – Aug 2016

    Software Developer Internship

    National Institutes of Health/Disaster Information Management Research Center

    Assisting DIMRC in research and development of 3D simulations using Virtual Reality and computer game technologies for applications related to disaster preparedness training and environmental health education.

  • Jun 2016 – Aug 2016

    Software Developer Internship

    VisiSonics Corporation

    Working on implementing 3D sound using head related transfer function(HRTF) into gaming, virtual reality, and entertainment platforms.

  • Jun 2014 – Aug 2014

    IT Assistant

    API Source

    Assisted in maintaining ecommerce sites for clients and managed inventory


Notable Projects

Ray Tracer

Computer Graphics

EOC Simulation Training

Virtual Reality

Data Visualization

Data Science/Virtual Reality

Multiplayer Game

Software Development

Image Segmentation

Computer Vision

Data Science Tutorial

Data Science

For more projects visit my github and devpost.

Contact Me

If you are interested in getting in touch with me you can email me at hlinowes@umd.edu. Also check out my resume and social media below.