skip to primary navigationskip to content

Dr Robert Mullins

Dr Robert Mullins

Senior Lecturer in the Computer Laboratory

Fellow of St. John's College, Director of Studies for Computer Science

Co-founder and trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation

Computer Laboratory
William Gates Building
15 JJ Thomson Avenue
Madingley Road

Cambridge CB3 0FD
Office Phone: +44(0)1223 763543


Dr Robert Mullins’ research and teaching focuses on computer architecture and Very-Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) design. He is particularly interested in how real performance gains can be maintained as fabrication technologies approach the atomic scale and processor architectures are forced to become increasingly parallel. His recent work has focused on the design of efficient on-chip interconnection networks and a novel parallel processing fabric (Loki).

His doctoral research and early work in the Computer Laboratory involved the design and implementation of asynchronous microprocessors. This work also examined the benefits of asynchronous logic from a security perspective.

He is a Fellow of St. John's College, where he is Director of Studies for Computer Science. He is also a co-founder and trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a UK charity that aims to promote the study of computer science and electronics at the school level.

Departments and Institutes

Computer Laboratory:

Join the SRI

If you would like to be listed as a member of the SRI, please contact the SRI Coordinators on and we will create a profile. We welcome researchers and students from all departments and external collaborators.

Stay in Touch

« March 2018 »