Chris J. Myers
  • Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Professor, School Of Computing, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering, University of Utah



  • Doctor of Philosophy 1995, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Master of Science 1993, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Bachelor of Science 1991, Electrical Engineering/History, California Institute Of Technology

Honors & Awards

  • Best paper candidate. Forum on Design Languages, 09/2013
  • ECE Departmental Service Award. University of Utah, 08/2013
  • Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to design and testing for asynchronous, analog, and genetic circuits. 01/2013
  • Best Paper Award. 2007 Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, 03/2007
  • Best Paper Award Finalist. Async2001, 03/2001
  • Best Paper Award. Async1999, 03/1999
  • CAREER Award. National Science Foundation, 06/1996
  • Graduate Fellowship. National Science Foundation, 09/1991
  • Rodman W. Paul History Prize. California Institute of Technology, 06/1991


Chris J. Myers received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and Chinese history in 1991 from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, and the M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1993 and 1995, respectively. He is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.  Dr. Myers is the author of over 100 technical papers and the textbooks Asynchronous Circuit Design and Engineering Genetic Circuits.  He is also a co-inventor on 4 patents.  His research interests include formal verification, asynchronous circuit design, and the modeling, analysis, and design of genetic circuits.  Dr. Myers received an NSF Fellowship in 1991, an NSF CAREER award in 1996, and best paper awards at Async1999 and Async2007.


  • Chinese, functional.
  • Japanese, basic.