Michael F. Hagen
19748 Tomball Parkway, Suite 1111 email@example.com
Houston, TX 77070 (281) 586-8264
Possesses unique hardware-firmware-software systems engineering experience in
creating new products using the latest technologies to solve customers'
problems. Self motivated professional with a comprehensive knowledge developing
a wide range of electronic systems.
Produced first integrated Intel northbridge + 3D
hardware/firmware/software for the Presario product line.
Developed dual-AGP graphics motherboard for Presario product line.
VCD, DVD, MPEG, Dolby Digital hardware/software decoders for Compaq
notebook and desktop computers.
Developed high performance color camera option for Armada notebook
Designed unique circuitry for USB Cardbus PC card Option for notebook
Created / improved stringent security firmware and application for
notebook computer theft deterrent.
Implemented a video-conferencing solution for mobile applications.
Developed NTSC and PAL CCD self-diagnostic camera and xenon light source
for surgical applications.
Developed a digital X-ray image enhancement processor for non-destructive
Developed dynamic digital convergence technology for high resolution
Developed the ALL-SYNC® monitor, capable of supporting over 100 arbitrary
video line rate standards.
As a team leader, developed a laser scanning inspection system for turbine
blades at Pratt & Whitney.
Directed the development of a real-time software system for an advanced
System development including proposal preparation, system specification,
project planning, supervision of technical teams, software concept, software
quality assurance, product development, and research.
Digital system design including USB, IEEE-1394, DVD, HCMOS, TTL, ECL,
CMOS, DRAM, VRAM, SRAM, CACHE, ROM, EEPROM, EPROM, PROM, PAL, PLD, EPLD, FPLA,
FIFO, DAC, ADC, DSP, serial interface, bus structures, Unibus, XT-AT, VME,
PCI, AGP, PCMCIA, smart cards, graphic generators, digital image processors,
Analog system design including SPICE simulation, Biometrics, GPS, OP-AMPS,
comparators, voltage references and regulators, switching regulators, video
amplifiers and buffers, data acquisition, active filters, RFI-EMI compliance,
photomultiplier tube, CRT, CCD imagers, PAL, NTSC, HDTV, microchannel
intensifiers, IR controls, and applied optics. Nuclear instrumentation and
data acquisition systems.
Software system design including one task, foreground-background,
multi-task, multi-user, network communication (synchronous and asynchronous),
system utility, operating system components, device drivers, maintenance of
large scientific programs, real time operating system kernel design, file
systems, virtual memory executives, state machine logic, pattern matching,
instrument control, expert systems, neural networks, fuzzy logic, validation,
configuration control, and documentation.
Microprocessor Hardware, Firmware, Software, Operating systems,
Pentium I/II/III MMX K6 80x86 80960 8085 Z80 8080 8008 68300 ALPHA 68000
68HC11 6809 68HC05 14680 6502 IM6100 TMS7000 TMS32010 TMS320C25 TMS320C30 Z8000
8048 8031 8051 8096 DS5000 LSI11 XV100 PDP11/05-10-23-40-45-60-70 DECT11 PDP-9
PDP-15 VAX ND812 BR2412 DG-NOVA 1802 NSC800 NEC-V20 8X300 Interdata-8/32 IBM360
IBM1401 IBM1620 Xerox-Sigma-9. Microcoded processor architecture using 2901
29116 WD1600 DEC PDP-11/60-WCS. SCSI CAMAC C C++ embedded systems, Windows 2000
Win95 Win98 WinNT WinCE DirectX DDK VPM VXD Linux UNIX MS/DOS AMX86 AMX80
VAX/VMS VRTX TOPS-10 NETBIOS C Assembly Fortran Pascal PALASM ABEL DCL SHELL
FORTH LEX YACC LISP PROLOG CUPL MACH SoftIce.
Compaq Computer Corporation 1997 - Present
- Designed, developed and managed hardware-firmware-software and BIOS
technology to create Armada commercial notebooks and Presario consumer desktop
- Program management of software and firmware.
- Integrated graphics engineering lead – mother board hardware/BIOS/support
software including Intel-810.
Elite Technical Services Inc. - Casselberry, Florida
Client: Compaq Computer Corp / - Houston, Texas 1996 - 1997
Consulting Engineer - Multimedia Systems Group/Portable Systems
- Audio, video. MPEG driver program management Windows-NT/95/98 and OS2
ACS Inc. - Billrica, Massachusetts 1995 - 1996
Client: Allen-Bradley / Rockwell International - Milwaukee,
Engineer - System Development/Machine Vision Systems
- Implemented changes to user interface to support German, Italian, and
- Support of a large (500K SLOC) software product.
Vela Research Inc - Clearwater, Florida 1994 - 1995
Firmware Group Manager - Embedded System Development/Video Systems
- Developed MPEG 2 - SCSI video decompression products for DSS satellite,
broadcast, cable TV head end, hotel, pay per view systems, and commercial
- Supported development of the first MPEG-2 real time encoder commercially
LINVATEC Imaging Systems / Bristol-Myers-Squibb Co. - Largo, Florida 1992
Senior Engineer - Embedded System Development/Video Systems
- Developed Endoscopic Color CCD Video Camera with self diagnostic
capability for medical applications.
- Setup procedures and equipment to develop FDA compliant
ADIA Inc. - St. Petersburg, Florida 1992 - 1992
Client: LINVATEC Imaging Systems - Largo, Florida
Consulting Engineer - Embedded System Development
- Interface DSP control to color CCD video camera to allow diagnostic
capability for medical applications.
- Procure and organize embedded systems development equipment and
HI-TECH Associates Inc. - Orlando, Florida 1991 - 1992
Client: McDonnell Douglas Missile Systems Company - Titusville,
Consulting Engineer - Combat Systems Department
- Developed TOW 2 missile test equipment.
Systems Research Laboratories Inc., a division of ARVIN/CALSPAN - Dayton,
Ohio 1985 - 1991
Senior Systems Engineer - Visual and Training Systems Center.
- Architected, designed, implemented, debugged, and documented high
performance digital systems, hardware and software, used in high resolution
direct view and projection displays.
Magnaflux Corporation Project Engineer - Microprocessor hardware
and software development. 1982 - 1985
Universal Research Laboratories Inc Project Engineer - Development
of video game systems. 1981 - 1982
Nuclear Data Inc. Canberra Industries Inc. Digital Equipment Corporation
Rockwell Intl. 1975 - 1980
United States Air Force Electronic countermeasures ECM. Secret Clearance.
Honor Graduate 1975