MICHAEL A. BROMBERG, P.E.

Electronic Circuit, Product, and System Design Consultant
Providing electronic design, analysis, and problem solving for clients in the fields of
computers, communications, medical, and industrial control.

 

Microprocessor-based product design

Industrial data acquisition and control

High-speed parallel/pipelined image processing logic

Low-power handheld instruments

Switchmode and linear power supplies

Design reviewing for reliability and manufacturability

 

MAJOR RECENT PROJECTS

 

Thermo Fisher:       Cloudburst Spectrometer Processor redesign (2021): iMX8M, video

Ventriflo:                MVP Pulsative Blood Pump (2020-2021): iMX7D1, ATSAMV71, switchmode, analog

Thermo Fisher:       XL2 Handheld Spectrometer redesign (2019-2020): iMX31, switchmode, analog

                                 Lazarus Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscope (2015): project electronic design consultant
Diopsys:                  Ganzfeld Vision Tester LED Driver (2015): Altera CPLD, AHDL, analog, switchmode
Roche Diagnostic:      Precision LED driver for blood analyzer (2014): dsPIC 33EP256, analog, switchmode         
Natus:                    A3i Infant Hearing Screener Redesign (2013): Altera FPGA, VHDL, switchmode, analog
HSDna:                   Axeos Electro-Discharge Weapon (Taser) Tester (2012): Altera CPLD, AHDL, BeagleBone
                             processor, Cuk converter, high voltage, switchmode supplies, analog
Omnyx:                  Advanced I/O Board (2011): Altera FPGA, VHDL, USB 3.0, switchmode supplies, analog
Primera Biosystems:  Precision thermal cycler (2006): USB DAQ, thermistors, TEC drivers, analog I/O

Nova Tech. Corp.:    Xscale Medical Probe (2005-2006): PXA270, Flash, LCD, USB, IRDA

IDEXX Laboratories:  Aquamarine ICS Processor for veterinary blood analyzer (2005-2006): MC9328MX21,
Flash, SDRAM, LCD, Touch, CAN, USB OTG, Ethernet

Avici Systems:          OC-768 to four OC-192 line card (2005-2006) SERDES, SONET framer

 

SELECTED EARLIER PROJECTS

 

Avid Technology:      Suzy (M-JPEG) & Muppet (MPEG3) video compression engines

AET:                      AET 816 series of building automation controllers

Cytyc:                    C3 high-speed cytology image processor (6.25 ns per pixel)

Flavors:                  PIM industrial multiprocessing system (5 68030s/board)

Itran:                     Industrial vision controllers & programmers

Lights Sync:             Humphrey stage lighting dimmer (AC/DC MOSFET PWM)

 

12/75 - Present        Three Ring Circuits             Owner/Principal Engineer

11/73 - 12/75          Termiflex Corporation         Project Engineer

10/71 - 10/73           Gordon Engineering Co.      Engineer

 6/70 - 9/71             Bedford Associates Inc.        Engineer

 

Education:                BSEE 6/70 - MIT, Cambridge, Mass.

Certification:             NH Registered Professional Engineer # 4419 ELTR since 3/79

U.S. Patents:            Handheld terminal, Sequence controller, MOSFET dimmer, Computer telephone