Foundation of Microcontrollers

Become a master in the fundamentals of how a microcontroller works and whats inside it.

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Welcome to this course on the Foundations of Microcontrollers. This course will teach you the fundamentals of microcontrollers with to get you comfortable with these devices and whats inside them.

This course is built from ground-up with a focus on microcontroller basics and it will teach you essential things that are often missed when learning the fundamentals of these devices. With this understanding, you will be able to start working with microcontrollers in your own projects with confidence. I’m always available to help you through this journey if you have questions along the way.

  • High quality video and audio experience

1080p video and studio quality audio make this course experience one of a kind.

  • Enhanced hands-on learning

Our award winning teaching technique engages you in a hands-on way that makes learning fun and rewarding.

  • Q&A support and guidance

To help you through the roadblocks and steer you through the challenges.

  • Certificate of completion

On completion of the course, a certificate is awarded to you which showcases your mastery in the subject matter.

Your Instructor

Akshay Gill
Akshay Gill
This masterclass has been designed and crafted by a group of passionate experienced engineers who have phenomenal knowledge of the subject and have been mentoring and training the incumbents in their careers.

The team lead Akshay, has 10+ years of experience in firmware programming ,embedded systems, electronics, communication, automotive, electric vehicles and much more. He has worked on battery systems for Tesla Model S, X and 3. He setup MakerMax with a vision to bridge the widening gap between education and employment for electronics, embedded and computer engineers.

Akshay has always had a practical approach to engineering. His quest for Electric Vehicles began in 2008 when he developed a unique dashboard electric scooters that rewards users when they drive electric. In his Master's at University of Toronto he developed a unique way of measuring impedance characteristics of Lithium-ion batteries on-board vehicles that allow for early prediction of battery failures.

He was a core member of the Battery Hardware and Firmware team at Tesla, where he worked on the Model S refresh, Model X and Model 3 vehicles. He is now the Director at MakerMax Inc., that is enabling an ecosystem for mass EV adoption by creating products such as battery analyzers, characterizers and battery management platforms that enable the industry to create high performance and safe Electric Vehicles. He also runs popular online workshops on Battery Technology to reskill professionals and students in this field.


If you are an embedded systems enthusiast, professional or student who is struggling to start working with microcontrollers this course is for you. This course does not have any pre-requisties and will build a strong foundation for you while teaching you things that one learns from many years of experience.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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