Justin J. Milliun, Jr.


  • 6/95, MS, Engineering Management, Santa Clara University
  • 2/88, BS, Astronomy and Knowledge Engineering, UMASS, Amherst

1986-88 U.C. Berkeley Extension, EECS

1985-86 San Jose State University, Graduate School, Cybernetic Systems

1976-77 Boston University, Graduate School, Physics


  • Achievement Award, UNISYS Corporation, March 1989 - For contribution to the development of the 3686 Storage Controller.
  • SEMI Outstanding Service Award, Standards, 1984-1985 - For volunteer work in the SEMI Communication Committee and chairing task forces under the Communication Committee.
  • Achievement Award, Memorex Corporation, February 1984 - For engineering throughput enhancements to process equipment saving over $2 million in capital equipment costs.
  • Teaching Fellowship, Boston University, 1976-1977.

  • Bendix Award, Society of Physics Students, 1975.


  • "Automated Equipment and its Software for Mars: Leveraged Approach to Development," presented at the 2001 Mars Society Convention.
  • "Suggested Baseline SECS Equipment Implementation," Application Note 5, published as part of the Standard E5-86, SEMI Equipment Communications Standard 2, Message Content, Co-author.


  • "Life with Your Computer," December 1978, Byte, principle author.


Project planning, budgets, Requirements Documentation, Peer Review/Inspection trained.

C/C++, Clearcase, Rational Rose, VxWorks, Green Hills MULTI Integrated Development Environment, UNIX, i960, ARM, M680X00, PowerPC(405GP), OO Methodology, Structured Design Methodology, Real-Time Machine Control, Knowledge Engineering, Java, HTML, TCP/IP, UML.


1/99-Present Milliun Technologies, L.L.C. Santa Clara, CA

Contract/Consulting Engineer/Engineering Manager

  • Developed software to validate high speed network chips ( Tcl/Tk, C). Software scripts validated SONET/SDH compliance and chip operation. Development of automated test systems with interface a variety of test equipment including Agilent SpectralBER, Agilent ParBERT, Acterna ANT-20. (Infineon Technologies, San Jose)
  • Planned, Developed, Implemented Functional Test Equipment for high-end printer controller interface. SW, FPGA requirements, maintaining MAC address assignments, factory interface. Firmware for embedded controller for printer engine. (Minolta Systems Laboratory) C/C++, Java
  • Software Requirements Specification for semiconductor equipment company. Considered safety and machine control factors. (SVG Thermal Systems)
  • Web based application with front and back end development. C/C++/Java
  • Port of Tics real-time kernel to ARM processor utilized Green Hills Compiler with MULTI Integrated Development Environment. C

3/95-12/98 SUTMYN STORAGE CORP. Santa Clara, CA

Staff Software Engineer

  • Designed software for large-scale storage subsystem for mainframe environment, interfacing with fiber optic ESCON channel technology.
  • Designed and implemented software in C/C++.
  • Conducted design and code inspections.
  • Managed and resolved field issues.
  • Organized engineering documentation on internal Intranet.
  • Participated as individual contributor and acted as a team leader.
  • Acted in multiple capacities as required for a developing company.

10/93-3/95 De La Rue Giori of America Sunnyvale, CA

Member of the Technical Staff

  • Implemented new features in real-time firmware.
  • Verified and tested system utilizing experimental design techniques.
  • Designed and developed real-time machine control software.

10/91-10/93 SiScan Systems Campbell, CA

Software Project Manager

  • Wrote successful proposal to Sematech for an equipment automation interface project.
  • Planned project and developed requirements.
  • Delivered significant completed project within an aggressive deadline.

1/90-10/91 Nanometrics, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA

Software Lead

  • Developed specifications and implemented software for semiconductor equipment.
  • Supervised junior software engineers and contractors.
  • Assisted customers with definition and requirements.

6/89-11/89 SiScan Systems Campbell, CA

Senior Software Engineer

  • Development prototyped under UNIX on a Sun system for 680X00 based target.
  • Designed and enhanced numerical algorithms for measurement and image processing.
  • Identified customer requirements and drafted implementation specifications.

4/83-6/89 UNISYS Corporation Santa Clara, CA

Project Engineer

  • Firmware development for MEMOREX 3686 storage controller. High performance disk storage subsystem in a mainframe environment.
  • Development of storage controller from start to customer shipment.
  • Planned and implemented development of a variety of test/process equipment.
  • New Development, retrofit development.

9/77-4/83 Consulting Engineer

  • Memorex, Santa Clara: Technical responsibility of Head Arm Assembly functional tester.
  • Coto Research Center, Trabuco Canyon, CA: Developed real-time control system for innovative new product. Developed both hardware and software.
  • NORTHROP CORPORATION, Norwood, MA: Responsible for firmware for Hughes AMRAAM Inertial Reference Unit, and corresponding automated test equipment.
  • Computerized Biomechanical Analysis, Amherst, MA: Developed prototype microprocessor based control system providing real-time control of exercise and human performance.


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Voting Member of the SEMI Standards Program.
  • The Mars Society.

Available on a contract basis through:

Milliun Technogies, LLC

3333 Bowers Ave., Suite 130

Santa Clara, CA 94045


Justin Milliun, email


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