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Nicholas Borton

Nicholas Borton is a lead firmware engineer and subject matter expert (SME) at SRC, Inc. with more than 15 years of experience in digital hardware design, embedded processors, heterogeneous compute, and low-level (bare metal) software design. His wide ranging experience includes data analysis; software and hardware development; Very High Speed Integrated Circuit (VHSIC) Hardware Description Language (VHDL) development; integration and test; production support; and lifecycle support for radar, electronic warfare (EW), and machine learning systems. 

Nick has served as the lead engineer and architect for many SRC products. Over the last few years, he was responsible for digital hardware architecture, design, and implementation for the Common Electronic Attack Receiver (CEAR) system with the goal of high re-use into multiple products. He was also responsible for the service processor software architecture, design, and implementation for the CEAR System. As a critical SME for SRC's SkyChaser® radar system, he provided input on digital hardware architecture and power supply design for analog RF power amplifiers and analog receivers.

Nick conducts research in edge-machine-learning inferencing with fixed point and heterogeneous implementations to maximize the use of size, weight, power and cost. He currently is facilitating a multi-division strategy promoting a Modular Open Systems Approach to SRC’s product designs. Nick earned bachelor’s degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University.

SRC, Inc. is a research and development company with more than 60 years of experience in defense, environment, and intelligence. Together, SRC and its for-profit subsidiaries are redefining possible® by delivering unique, next-generation solutions of national significance to keep America and its allies safe and strong. 

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