Bob Colwell, Ph.D.

Dr. Colwell was Intel's chief IA32 microprocessor architect from 1992-2000, and managed the IA32 Arch group in Intel's Hillsboro, Oregon facility through the P6 and Pentium 4 projects. He was named an Intel Fellow in 1996. Previously, Dr. Colwell  was a CPU architect at VLIW pioneer Multiflow Computer, a hardware design engineer at workstation vendor Perq Systems, and a member of the technical staff at Bell Labs. He has published many technical papers and journal articles, is inventor or co-inventor on 45+ patents, and has participated in numerous panel sessions and invited talks. He is the Perspectives editor for IEEE Computer Magazine, and writes the At Random column. He is currently an independent consultant. Dr. Colwell holds the BSEE degree from the University of Pittsburg, and the MSEE and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University.