Interim Dean, SCI; Professor

Office: 6409 Sennott Square
Mailbox: 365
Telephone: 412-624-8421

Dr. Childers received a BS degree (Computer Science, 1991) from the College of William and Mary, and a PhD degree (Computer Science, 2000) from the University of Virginia.

He developed a novel system for the automatic design of application-specific processors. He also worked in industry on projects for custom VLIW/systolic architectures and low-power embedded processors.

Dr. Childers’ research interests include computer architecture, compilers and software development tools, and embedded systems.

Research Interests

  • Computer architecture
  • Compilers and software development tools
  • Embedded systems