Dr. Richard A. Uhlig

Intel Senior Fellow

Director, Intel Labs

Research areas

  • Architecture

  • Cloud Computing Systems

  • Distributed Systems

  • I/O Networking

  • Operating Systems



Richard (Rich) A. Uhlig is an Intel Senior Fellow and the director of Intel Labs at Intel Corporation. Intel Labs is responsible for research and delivery of breakthrough innovations to reshape Intel’s future in areas spanning computing, communications, security and intelligent systems.

Uhlig joined Intel in 1996 and led the definition of multiple generations of virtualization architecture for Intel processors and platforms, known collectively as Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT). Uhlig was the director of Systems and Software Research in Intel Labs from 2013 to 2018, where he led research efforts in virtualization, cloud-computing systems, software-defined networking, big-data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

Prior to joining Intel, Uhlig held post-doctoral fellowships at the European national research labs of Germany, Greece and France, where he worked on advancing simulation technology and on architectural support for modern operating-system design. Uhlig has published over 20 technical papers, holds more than 50 patents and has received two Intel Achievement Awards for his work on system simulation and Intel VT.

He earned a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan in 1995.