Chris Herring, Ph.D.


Chris Herring, Ph.D.

1285 Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Holds 21 Utility Patents

Chris has over 20 years of industry experience in computer architecture, data error correction, and system architecture. He holds 21 Utility Patents and participated on a number of standardization committees. Chris completed his Ph.D. with an emphasis on Engineering Education and continues to explore this area as a research focus.

  • Ph.D., Engineering, The University of Georgia, 2016
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1988
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987
Professional Appointments

Instructor, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2017 – present

Other Professional Experience
  • IT Director and Business Management, Non Profit Educational, 2007 – 2014
  • Director Strategic Development, AMD, 2003 – 2007
  • Director Strategy & Architecture, National Semiconductor, 1997 – 2003
  • Design Engineering Manager, Cyrix, 1994 – 1997
  • Lead Design Engineer, IBM, 1988 – 1994
Areas of Expertise
  • Computer architecture
  • Error correction systems
  • Engineering education

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