Chris Torrence

Software Development Team Manager


PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1997
MS, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1993
BA, Cornell University, 1990


Software development, agile development, user-interface design, scientific data formats

Current Role

Chris manages the software development team and software engineering projects at NSIDC.

Recent Highlights

Project Team Lead, Software Development Manager, Senior Software Engineer, Harris Geospatial, Boulder, 1999-2017
STEM Instructor, Summit Charter Middle School, Boulder, 2015-2017

Outreach and Publications

Software developer for Roger Wagner's HyperDuino, a JavaScript application and hardware shield for the Arduino microcontroller that allows students and makers to create interactive exhibits.

Assembly Lines: The Complete Book: A Beginner's Guide to 6502 Programming on the Apple II, by Roger Wagner, ed. by Chris Torrence, 2014.

Assembly Lines Video Podcast

Khan Academy contributor