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Electrical Design

Sunnyvale, California, 94086, United States
March 11, 2011

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Saurabh Maithani

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Sunnyvale CA 94086


Objective: Career opportunity exercising power electronics design and

problem solving skills.


The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

Masters of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Graduation: June

2010. GPA: 3.31

Masters degree focus in power electronics

Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Graduation: March

2007. GPA: 3.24

Work Experience:

San Jose, CA Dec. 2010-Present

Power Electronics engineering intern

- Programming of Texas Instrument DSP TMS320F28335 to generate PWM

signals (at specified frequency and duty cycle) used for switching

IGBT modules in a VAR compensator topology

- Switching and conduction loss calculations of Mitsubishi IGBT Modules

used in VAR Compensator topology

- IGBT Module Junction Temperature Calculations and Heat Sink Design for

Mitsubishi IGBT modules

- Hardware Testing of IGBT gate drive circuit

- Hands on use of Hioki Power Quality Analyzer instrument for measuring

harmonic content in current and voltage waveforms and measurement of

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)

The Ohio State University: Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering,

Columbus OH.

March 2008-June 2010

Graduate research student; Member of the High Voltage and Power Electronics

Group, OSU

- Design of Signal Conditioning circuit required as an interface to the

Digital Signal Controller: TMS320F2810 and a 12V DC Voltage Supply

- Design of a multi step non inverting Cuk Converter for low voltage

Thermo electric cooling applications

- PSIM simulated design of Flyback converter for thermo electric cooling

applications with current ripple minimization

- Design of six step DC-AC inverter in Simulink by implementation of

Space Vector PWM and PID control in Simulink

The Ohio State University: Dept. of First Year Engineering, Columbus OH.

Graduate teaching assistant: First Year Engineering Department at the

Ohio State University

- Responsibilities included teaching students Auto desk inventor (CAD)

drawings, Matlab and MS Excel.

- Development of electrical circuits based curricula for the Ohio State


Academic Project Work:

- DC-DC Converter Design For Thermoelectric cooling (TEC) Applications

- Discrete Controller Design using Simulink and Dspace

- FIR low pass filter design using Matlab

- 3 Phase Power transmission with load Flow studies and phase to ground

fault analysis

- High Voltage Experiments including gap experimentation, flashover

study, dielectric testing with liquids, solids and SF6, insulation

breakdown, Corona tests, partial discharges, surge generator and Tesla

transformer studies

- Design of Algorithms to study the characteristics of a digital relay

in Matlab

Software Skills:

. Proficient in programming software's like MATLAB, Simulink, Dspace,

PSIM and C++

Honors & Activities:

. Dean's List at undergraduate graduation: Winter-2007.

. Student member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers



Available upon request

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