Christopher Frank (Chris) Joerg,
an American computer scientist and chief systems achitect at Akamai Technologies . During the 90s, while affiliated with the Supercomputing Technologies Group at MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, Chris Joerg participated at the Cilk project  and co-authored the chess programs *Socrates  and Cilkchess . He obtained his Ph.D. from MIT in 1996 under thesis supervisor Charles Leiserson.
- Chris Joerg, Bradley C. Kuszmaul (1994). Massively Parallel Chess. Third DIMACS Parallel Implementation Challenge, Rutgers University, pdf
- Michael Halbherr, Yuli Zhou, Chris Joerg (1994). MIMD-Style Parallel Programming with Continuation-Passing Threads. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Massive Parallelism: Hardware, Software, and Applications
- Robert Blumofe, Chris Joerg, Bradley Kuszmaul, Charles Leiserson, Keith H. Randall, Yuli Zhou (1995). Cilk: An Efficient Multithreaded Runtime System. Proceedings of the Fifth ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP) Santa Barbara, California Pg. 207–216, pdf
- Chris Joerg (1996). The Cilk System for Parallel Multithreaded Computing. Ph. D. thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, pdf