Michael has spent 20 years as an electrical engineer in the defense and commercial electronics industries and specializes in mixed signal circuit design, digital communications, and digital signal processing. While working at Xilinx, Inc. Michael received 4 patents and lead the development of a wideband software defined radio platform. Michael was a project lead and senior hardware engineer at L-3 Communications Power Paragon division in Anaheim, California.
After finishing at L-3 Communications Michael contracts to DCX-CHOL as a senior hardware engineer developing the next generation of hand-held military aircraft payload test sets. Also Michael is a project lead and senior digital systems analyst contracted to AEI doing worst case analysis for the commercial & defense satellite industry.
Currently he is the Chief Technical Officer at Insulin Algorithms and Arretio doing hardware engineering for embedded microcontrollers, cellular, WiFi, Bluetooth communications, and Microsoft ASP, WCF, and Web API 2 Backend development.
Michael has also pursued interests in 3-D video game engine programming, .NET development, LUA language scripting, 3-D visualization, and real-time system automation. Michael received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from UC Santa Cruz and has completed graduate work in DSP and Electro-Magnetics at Stanford University and Santa Clara University.
Frequency Shift Keying For Integrated Circuits - US Patent - US7349488B1
Phase Shift Keying For Integrated Circuits - US Patent - US7512188B1
Determining A Characteristic Of Atomic Particles Affecting A Programmable Logic Device - US Patent - US7763861
Blanchard, Tim and Margolese, Michael A
Xilinx White Paper, WP217
Reducing Compilation Time of Zhong's FPGA-Based SAT Solver
Pak K. Chan, Mark J. Boyd, S. Goren, K. Klenk, V. Kodavati, R. Kundu, M. Margolese, J. Sun, K. Suzuki, E. Thorne, X. Wang, J. Xu, M. Zhu
FCCM, 308-309, 1999
Using Temporal Constraints for Eliminating Crosstalk Candidates for Design and Test
Michael A. Margolese, F. Joel Ferguson
VTS, 80-85, 1999