Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

SPRL Engineers and Staff

Michael Long

Michael Long

Senior Electronics Technician

Office: 1136 SRB
Phone: 764-2127
Fax: 763-5567


Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology

Lake Superior State University


Associate Degree in Computer Engineering Technology

Lake Superior State University


Custom electronics fabrication and testing.


Personal Introduction


  • MOMA  (Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer) Flight and engineering CTL, FB and Power Supply module assembly
  • MAVEN  (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) Flight and engineering CTL, CDH and OS module assembly
  • LADEE  (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) Flight CTL, CDH and OS module assembly
  • CYGNSS  (Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System) Direct, Reflected and GPS instrument assembly
  • PENGUIN AAL-PIP  magnetometer systems assemblies
  • MAVIN-PICS Time-of-Flight prototype

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Assembly, design and test of electronic instrumentation and hardware.
  • Engineering documentation and inventory control.
  • Altium Designer and ORCAD schematic capture softwares.
  • Vacuum chamber equipment and environmental test equipment.
  • Proficient with electronic test equipment, computers and shop equipment.
  • NASA flight hardware.
  • Automated test systems, power generation equipment, and industrial robots.



Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • NASA-STD-8739.3  Hand Soldering - Operator
  • NASA-STD-8739.2  Surface Mount Soldering - Operator
  • NASA-STD-8739.1A  Polymeric Applications - Operator
  • ANSI/ESD S20.20-1999 Electrostatic Discharge Control
Updated: 2015-10-19