Martin Margala

Martin Margala, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence, AETC

Martin Margala, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence, AETC

Professor, Chair - ECE, Deputy Director - AETC
Phone:
978-934-2986
Fax:
978-934-3027
Office:
Ball Hall 221

Expertise

Digital & Mixed-Signal VLSI Design & VLSI Testing

Research Interest

Low-Power Memories, Adaptable Circuits and Architectures, SIMD and MIMD Processing, Analog-to-Digital Converter Design, Design for Reliability, Ballistic Operation

Educational Background

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1998
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering (specialization Microelectronics) Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1990

Biosketch

2011 – Present: Chair Electrial and Computer Engineering Department, UMass Lowell
2007 – Present: Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, UMass Lowell
2000 – 2007: Assistant Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Rochester, NY
2006: Visiting Professor Department of Electronics, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
2000 – 2006: Adjunct Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1998 – 2006: Adjunct Scientist Telecommunications Research Laboratories, Edmonton, Canada
2002: Visiting Professor Department of Electronics, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
2001: DAAD Fellow/Visiting Professor Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, University of Hanover, Hanover, Germany
1997 – 2000 Assistant Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1999: Visiting Professor Laboratory for Information Technology, University of Hanover, Hanover, Germany
1996: Sessional Instructor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1996: Workshop Instructor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta 
1997: Teaching Assistant Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1993 – 1997: Research Assistant Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Rehabilitation Engineering, Glenrose Hospital, Edmonton 
1992 – 1996: Teaching Assistant Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1990 – 1991: Senior VLSI Designer Microelectronics Structures Design Department, Institute of Informatics (formerly Institute of Computer Systems), Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe
1987 – 1990: Junior VLSI Designer Microelectronics Structures Design Department, Institute of Informatics (formerly Institute of Computer Systems), Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe
1987: Technical Assistant NARVA AG, consumer electronic products - testing division, Berlin, Germany
1986: Technical Assistant NARVA AG, consumer electronic products - testing division, Berlin, Germany

Honors and Awards: 

Best Paper Awards - Received two Best Paper Awards
1. M. Margala, “Adaptable Architectures for Signal Processing Applications”, in Proceedings of First NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems, (AHS 2006), 15-18 June 2006, pp. 247 – 254.
2. Zhao, D., Upadhyaya, S., and Margala, M., “A New Distributed Test Control Architecture with Multihop Wireless Test Connectivity and Communication for Gigahertz System-on-Chips,” in Proceedings of IEEE North Atlantic Test Workshop, Montauk, NY, May 2003, pp. 90-93, 15-16 

DAAD Fellowship (Awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service), 2001

Cambridge Who’s Who – Honourable Member, 2007-2008

Order Of An Engineer – 2007

Appreciation Certificate – For Contributions to the 2008 IEEE NATW Workshop, 2008