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Melanie Berg, Founder and CEO

Space R  LLC/ 081251508 /84J53  is a woman owned small business (EDWOSB) focusing on the challenges of creating reliable, complex microelectronic systems.

The company was founded by Melanie Berg.  She is deemed a FPGA design and verification subject matter expert (SME); and is world-renowned for her contributions to engineering and science.  


Ms. Melanie Berg has 30-years of experience as a designer, verification engineer, instructor, and reviewer for a variety of high-speed multi-million gate ASIC and FPGA development teams. Her more visible accomplishments are her contributions to design and V&V in the NASA sponsored New Horizons Pluto and Beyond Mission; and her research/development in the field of FPGA/ASIC mitigation strategies.

For over 14-years, Ms. Berg was a member of the Radiation Effects and Analysis group at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Her NASA/GSFC responsibilities included: creating radiation test vehicles and associated designs under-test, analyzing and characterizing the effects of ionization to microelectronic systems, defining FPGA radiation test methodologies, designing critical space-flight applications, performing design reviews, researching & developing FPGA/ASIC mitigation strategies, and researching & developing mission system survivability/reliability prediction methodologies.

Regarding cyber-security and Trust, Ms. Berg is a major contributor towards developing a novel assurance framework for the Defense Production Act Title III effort. Additional work include investigating novel design-for-security methodologies and advancing verification strategies for product-reliability enhancement and risk reduction.  

Ms. Berg has published and presented several papers concerning such topics as: ionization and microelectronic error-response characterization, reliable synchronous design methodology, robust verification techniques, mitigation strategies for critical circuitry, reliability/survivability prediction calculations, hardness assurance for space flight systems, and ASIC/FPGA Trust/Security schemes.

DUNS Number: 081251508

CAGE Code: 84J53


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