Cristian Constantinescu is a principal member of the technical staff with Advanced Micro Devices, USA, where he currently leads the soft errors program. His research interests include fault-tolerant computing and soft error characterization and analysis. Before joining AMD he was with Intel Corporation, and held research positions with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Duke University. Cristian published over 50 papers and authored three patents. He received a PhD degree from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania.