Craig Hampel

Craig Hampel

Chief Scientist

Memory and Interface Division

Craig Hampel is Chief Scientist, focusing on memory and system architectures for Rambus. Craig has extensive experience in the memory industry, having led engineering efforts for Rambus’ interface designs that have enabled highly successful products across computing, communications and consumer electronics. Craig’s development of memory solutions at Rambus spans more than 20 years and he is an inventor on nearly 200 patents in the area of high-speed memory and interface technology, with such inventions playing fundamental role in advancements in 3D realism across a number of gaming platforms. In 2009, Craig was named Inventor of the Year by the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association for Memory Advancements in Gaming and Computing.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois.