Michaela Blott | Kisaco Research


Michaela Blott is a Distinguished Engineer at Xilinx Research in Dublin, Ireland, where she heads a team of international scientists driving exciting research to define new application domains for Xilinx devices, such as machine learning, in both embedded and hyperscale deployments. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany and has over 25 years of experience in leading edge computer architecture and advanced FPGA and board design, in research institutions (ETH Zurich and Bell Labs) and development organizations. She is heavily involved with the international research community serving as the technical co-chair of FPL’2018, workshop organizer (H2RC), industry advisor on numerous EU projects, member of numerous technical program committees (FPL, ISFPGA, DATE, etc.) and winner of the WMB award in 2015 and finalist of VentureBeat Women in AI’2019, and Women in Technology‘2019 awards.

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Distinguished Engineer