Michael A. Macchiarelli Jr - President, CEO
Michael Macchiarelli brings to Imagine Instruments over 35 years of hands-on electronic product design & development success, proven project management skills, extensive manufacturing experience and documented team leadership.
After learning the basics in Electrical/Electronic Engineering during High School, Michael joined and served 6 years in the US Air Force. During this time, he received training and gained additional experience in electronics as a Sensor System Specialist. While serving, Michael attended classes at the Community College of the US Air Force.
Prior to launching Imagine Instruments in 2011, Michael spent 6 years as the Product Design & Development Manager, and 15 years as an Electronic Design Engineer at Omega Engineering in Stamford, CT. Omega is well known for being a world leader in the development and manufacturing of Temperature, Humidity, Pressure, pH, Flow, Level and Data Acquisition Instrumentation and Sensors for the Process Measurement & Control, Scientific and Automation Industries.
During Michael's 21-year career with Omega Engineering he led a large, very successful, multinational, engineering team of junior and veteran electronic hardware, firmware, software and mechanical engineers. Michael personally contributed to the design, development and manufacturing of over 100 state-of-the-art cutting-edge products for the Process Measurement & Control, Automation and Scientific Industries. Products categories include USB based Data Acquisition Instruments, Industrial Transmitters, Handheld Meters, Panel Meters, Data Loggers, Calibrators, and most recently a broad line of Industrial Wireless Sensors, Transmitters and Receivers.
Notable accomplishments include company awards, industry awards, published articles, 5 awarded and 4 pending US and international patents. Michael currently serves on the Technology Management Advisory Board at Central Connecticut State University and is an active member with The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), The International Society of Automation (ISA), The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
Selected Articles and Presentations
“Solar Powered Sensors & Instrumentation,” Aug 8, 2012 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium, Orlando, FL.
“Solar Powered Sensors & Instrumentation,” Sep 25, 2012 ISA Automation Week, Orlando, FL.