Mark Pallones works as the Principal Applications Engineer at Microchip Technology Inc. - Philippines, where he is responsible for managing teams to support new product development, introduction and development tools. He has authored and co-authored numerous applications notes, briefs, reference design and articles. He is particularly skilled in the field of circuit and PCB design and testing. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering at New Era University located in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines. He then proceeded for Post Graduate in Electrical Engineering Major in Power Electronics at the University of the Philippines. He then acquired his Master's Degree in Electronics Engineering at Ateneo de Manila University.