What sets Camelback Computer Architecture apart:

  • Academic and Practical Experience: Dr. Alpert holds a Bachelor’s degree from MIT and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford with extensive product design and development experience as the chief architect for Intel’s first Pentiumâ„¢ Processor.
  • Real Trial Experience: worked for both plaintiffs and defense, and handled both infringement and invalidity issues. Significant trial and extensive deposition experience.
  • Strategic and Tactical: Able not only to intuitively understand the strategy in patent litigation cases, but also very good at helping identify tactics for the case. Gifted at analyzing holes in both parties arguments and synthesizing them into useful information.
  • Among the Top Experts: One of the most experienced and accomplished experts in the world in the field of computer systems and microelectronics as related to patent litigation.
  • Objective, Professional, and Easy to Work With: A stick to the facts, objective style. Easy to work with, responsive to feedback, honest, insightful, and a great researcher. Flexible without sacrificing the integrity of his research or opinions.
  • Responsive: a consummate professional, experienced at handling tasks under deadline.
  • Trustworthy: has a track record of handling cases in confidence.
  • Report writing: skilled and experienced in effective report and supporting document creation. Many of his cases settled pre-trial based in large part on the effectiveness of his report writing.


Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT where he is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu
Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University where he studied computer design and was accepted into the prestigious fellowship program at the National Science Foundation.

Microprocessor Report editorial board
Served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Microprocessors and Microcomputers

Academic Leadership:
Teaches as a consultant and faculty associate for a number of universities and programs, including Stanford, UC Irvine, Tel Aviv University, and Arizona State University.

Expert Witness Testimony:
Intergraph Hardware Technologies Company vs. Hewlett-Packard Company
MediaTek Inc. vs. Sunext Technology Co.
Asyst Technologies Inc. vs. Jenoptik AG
Cornell University vs. Hewlett-Packard Company
LG Electronics, Inc. vs. Quanta Computer, Inc.
Network Appliance, Inc. vs. Sun Microsystems Inc.
HTC Corp. vs. Apple Inc.
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. vs. Sandforce, Inc.

Publications and Presentations:
Influential Architectures and National Semiconductor Swordfish on Mark Smotherman’s site for computer architecture history
The Future of Microprocessor Architecture keynote at Cool Chips I (1998)
Scalable Micro-supercomputers based on the article in Microprocessor Report (2003)
Adaptive Computing Ensemble Microprocessor Architecture, U.S. Patent No. 7,389,403 (2008)
Anthem College Commencement Address (2009)

See a summary of Technical Highlights

Inventions and Patents:
Principle architect of the Intel Pentium Processor.
see complete list of patents on CV

Relevant Industry Experience:
More than 20 years of leadership experience at Intel, National Semiconductor, and Zilog.


  • Computers, Computer Systems
  • Computer architecture
  • Microprocessors
  • Semiconductors
  • PC Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Design Validation and Debug
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Cache Memory
  • Instruction Sets
  • Media Processing
  • Power Management

View Dr. Alpert’s complete Curriculum Vitae here

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