Cris is pathologically curious.

Throughout his academic and professional career, Cris has always taken opportunities to fill in gaps in knowledge by diving deep into new topic areas. He is truly fulfilled when new knowledge is unearthed and creative solutions to hard problems are discovered.

Prior to joining Cooper Perkins, Cris worked at BMW Research & Technology and Applied Materials. He earned B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.