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San Jose, California, 95112, United States
May 28, 2010

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San Jose, CA 95112.



Availability: May 2010

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M.S. in Electrical Engineering

Graduation: May 2010

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

GPA: 4.0

B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Honors), Magna Cum Laude

Graduation: May 2008

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

GPA: 3.88

Coursework: VLSI design, Analog IC design, ASIC design, Signal processing,

Semiconductor physics, Electronics I&II.

Work Experience:

. Graduate Research Assistant, Mixed-Signal Computer Aided Design

Laboratory Summer 2008-Spring 2010

o Developed high temperature analog circuit blocks using SOI CMOS

technology for a gate-driver chip:

. Bandgap Voltage Reference: Designed, fabricated and tested up

to 300 oC.

. General Purpose Op Amp: Designed, fabricated and tested up to

300 oC.

. Develop test-benches and test-plans for wide temperature


o Designed and self-fabricated DBC substrate based PCBs for high

temperature testing.

o Modified and improved an existing variable-gain amplifier design in

a RadHard SIGE5AM process for NASA.

o One month tutorial-Using Cadence for Analog Circuit Design:

. Trained 40 undergraduate juniors in cadence design tools to

design active filters and validate their designs.

. Designs successfully implemented in a 0.35 CMOS process and

sent for fabrication.

. Ancillary Responsibilities: Promote teamwork; Team Management;

Chip-level design & floor-planning.

. Electrical Engineering Intern, Medtronic Inc.

Summer 2009

o Conducted radiation exposures and analyzed total-dose effects on

medical electronics:

. Gathered irradiation data on 3 process circuits in order to

develop a radiation damage model.

. Measured and evaluated total-dose effects of radiation on

parasitic transistors in a 0.25 process.

. Undergraduate Research Assistant, Electromagnetics Laboratory,

University of Arkansas Fall 2006

o Programmed in LABVIEW to automate an experiment that detects a

breast cancer tumor using microwaves.

o Coordinated the movements of stepper motors with a spectrum

analyzer & a high frequency wave generator.

Technical Skills:

. Laboratory Skills: Cadence, Mentor, MATLAB, ORCAD, ADS, Allegro,

Modelsim, Downstream's CAM350, PCB fabrication experience, LABVIEW,

AutoCAD, Quartus II.

. Programming Languages: Verilog, VHDL, Assembly, C/C++, JAVA, UNIX,

Python, HTML.


. FPGA system design project: Alarm clock with wireless control for

blinds and lights Spring 2009

o Created a FPGA based embedded system using VHDL.

o Controlled self-designed circuitry to wirelessly turn on the lights

or open the blinds when alarm goes off.

. Two-stage Power Amplifier for 824-894 MHz frequency range

Spring 2009

o Used ADS tools to design and simulate a properly matched two-stage

power amplifier.

o Built the amplifier using off-the-shelf components and then

successfully tested it using a spectrum analyzer.

. Honors Thesis: Digital microchip that compares 32bit strings of DNA

in a 0.5? process Spring 2008

o Designed, fabricated and successfully tested the chip.

. Honors Senior Design: Wireless Communication Device

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

o Created a microcontroller based embedded system using C to

communicate via RF modules.

o Features: Triangulation of RF signals for location purposes & two-

way data transfer to assist traveling in an airport.

. Automation of device sizing for a two-stage BiCMOS Opamp

Summer 2007

o Analyzed working of several configurations of two-stage BiCMOS

Opamps and derived their functional equations.

o Created spreadsheets that automatically derive device sizes for a

desired Opamp configuration.

Honors & Awards:

. Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award for


. Multiple selections in Chancellor's & Dean's Lists.

. 2006 Outstanding Electrical Engineering Junior of the Year Award.

Activities: IEEE, HKN, Friends of India, Cross Cultural Mentor 2007-2009,

Photography, Mountaineering, Cricket.

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