Christopher Parish is a member of the Senior Professional Staff at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab where he has been since 2015. At JHU/APL, Christopher works as a computer engineer in the Space Science Electronics group developing embedded software and electronics for space science instruments. Prior to joining JHU/APL Christopher worked at the Navy’s Manned Flight Simulator, a hardware-in-the-loop test facility, where he developed system software and embedded interfaces for various aircraft avionic systems.

In his free time, Christopher restores vintage computers from the 1970s and 80s, creates software and hardware modifications for retro video game consoles such as the Nintendo 64, and enjoys finding household applications for modern 3D CAD and manufacturing techniques.

Christopher graduated with a BA in Computer Science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2013 and went on to receive a MA in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University in 2019.

Education History

  • BA Computer Science, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • MS Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience

Senior Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory