Chris  Lamb

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Research Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


BS Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University

MS Computer Science, University of New Mexico

PhD Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico


Dr. Lamb currently serves as a cyber-security research scientist with Sandia National Laboratories. He is also a research assistant professor affiliated with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of New Mexico. He has extensive experience designing and developing mission-critical distributed systems for a wide range of government departments and agencies. Prior to joining Sandia National Laboratories and working with the University of New Mexico, Dr. Lamb served in executive roles and as a principal consultant for a variety of technology companies in the southwest. Dr. Lamb has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico, as well as a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering with a focus on Computer Intelligence from the University of New Mexico. He is a TOGAF 9 Certified Enterprise Architect and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) through the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium.