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Troy, New York, 12180, United States
May 28, 2010

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Email: **********@*****.***; Phone:518-***-****; Address:197 25th st, Troy,

NY 12180


Seek a challenging full time position in the fields of millimeter antenna

design/testing and RF/microwave device design/modeling.

Key Qualifications

< 5 years experience with planar antenna design and characterization.

Familiar with patch, quasi-Yagi antenna, inverted-F, slot, dipole and

monopole antenna.

< 5 years experience with 3D electromagnetic simulation tools (HFSS, CST)

< 3 years experience on signal integrity design and analysis, impedance

match design.

< Comprehensive understanding of microwave theory, antenna and

electromagnetics. Knowledge of multiple-input multiple-output, SAR, EMC

and RF compliance for portable device. Familiar with RF system.

< Hands-on lab experience with RF/antenna test, optical system alignment

and test, semiconductor device fabrication and characterization.

< A self-starter in fast pace


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York

GPA: 3.95/4

B. Sc. In Electrical Engineering Applied Physics, Cum laude


Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China

Technical Skills

Software: Ansoft HFSS, CST Microwave Studio, MEDICI, ADS, PSPICE, AIM-

spice, OptiFDTD, Suprem, Maxwell, ZEMAX, National Instruments Labview

Lab Equipment: HP 8510 C network analyzer, Agilent E8257D signal generator,

Agilent DCA-J 86100 C Oscilloscope, Agilent E4407B spectrum analyzer, HP

4550 parameter analyzer, 370A curve tracer, NSI planar near-field scanner

Programming Language: C/C++, Matlab

IC Fab Process: Photolithography, Wet Etching, RIE, Sputtering, E-beam

Evaporation, Wire bonding, Dicing


Research Assistant, ECSE Department, RPI

12/2006 ~ 04/ 2010

< X Band and Q Band Planar Antenna Design, Fabrication and Test.

V Designed 10 GHz and 35 GHz miniaturized quasi-Yagi antenna and

microstrip patch antenna

V Fabricated antenna on both low dielectric substrate (Rogers/Duroid

5880) and high dielectric substrate (Rogers/Duorid 6010)

V Packaged antenna onto PC boards

V Analyzed the antenna performance degradation due to near-field

environment effects (Bonding wires, power pins and pads on PCB).

V Tested antenna return loss and radiation pattern in anechoic


< RF Inverted F Antenna Design

V Designed 2.4 GHz inverted F antenna with HFSS.

V Analyzed the influence of test pins and plastic to antenna return

loss and radiation pattern.

< RF Signal Integrity Design.

V Designed taper and quarter-wave microstrip matching element for

high speed multi-input multi-out wireless transceiver front-end.

V Analyzed the electromagnetic coupling in the high density receiver


< RF/Optical Device Assembling and Packaging

V Hands-on experience of assembling 300 um laser diode and

photodetector on antenna to build RF/optical dual mode wireless


V Characterized the parasitic effect (inductance and capacitance)

from the assembling and wiring.

Teaching Assistant, ECSE Department, RPI

09/2006~12/2006, 09/2009~05/2010

Microelectronics Technology (Fall 2006), Fields and Waves(Fall 2006),

Introduction to Electronics(Fall 2009)

Computer Components and Operations (Spring 2010), Electronic

Instrumentation (Spring 2010)


< 2009: Best student paper competition at IEEE Midwest Symposium on

Circuits and Systems (3rd Prize)

< 2008: Certificate of participant at IEEE Electronic Component and

Technology Conference

< 2005: International Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (2nd Prize)

< 2004: National Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (2nd



< Presentation at NSF ERC Industry-Academia Day, February 2010

< Presentation at NSF Smart lighting Engineer Research Center Annul

Meeting, June 2009

< Presentation at the 58th IEEE Electronic Component and Technology

Conference, May 2008

< Presentation at the 20th IEEE Lasers and Electro-optics Society Annual

Meeting, October 2007

< IEEE Student Member

Selected Publications

1. *** ****, Ali Mirvakili, Anatoliy Boryssenko, Valencia Joyner and Z.

Rena Huang, "Packaging of PIN Photodiode on Patch Antenna for a Dual-Mode

RF/FSO Receiver", submit to IEEE Transaction on Advanced Packaging, 2010

2. *** ****, Juan Zeng, Shengling Deng, Anatoliy Boryssenko, Valencia

Joyner and Z. Rena Huang, "Packaging of Dual-Mode Wireless Communication

Module Using RF/Optoelectronic Devices with Shared Functional Components",

in print by IEEE Transaction on Advanced Packaging, 2010

3. A. Boryssenko, *** ****, Juan Zeng, Valencia Joyner, Z.Rena Huang, "RF-

Optical Dual-Mode Communication Modules Integrated with Planar Antennas",

IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, num 2, pp

403~410, February 2010

4. *** ****, Juan Zeng, Shengling Deng, Valencia Joyner, Anatoliy

Boryssenko, Kenneth Connor and Z.Rena Huang, "Packaging of Optoelectronic

and RF Components with Shared Elements for Dual-Mode Wireless

Communications", Electronics Letters, Volume 45, Issue 8, pp. 411-412,

April 2009

5. *** ****, Shengling Deng, Kenneth A. Connor, Valencia Joyner,Z. Rena

Huang, "Antenna Integration with Laser Diodes and Photodetectors for a

Miniaturized Dual-mode Wireless Transceiver", the 58th IEEE Electronic

Component and Technology Conference, pp 1864~1868,2008

6. *** ****, Z. Rena Huang, Kenneth Connor "A 35-GHz Quasi-Yagi Antenna on

Silicon Substrate", Piers 2008 in Hangzhou, China

7. *** ****, Shengling Deng, Fay Smith Z. Rena Huang, Kenneth Connor,

"Integrated Laser Diodes and Photodetectors with Antenna for Dual-Mode

Wireless Communication", the 20th Annual Meeting of IEEE Lasers and Electro-

optics Society(LEOS), pp 264~***, ****

8. J. Zeng, *** ****, Valencia Joyner, Z.Rena Huang, "A 5Gb/s 7-Channel

Current-mode Imaging Receiver Front-end for Free-Space Optical MIMO",

accept by IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems

(MWSCAS), pp.148-151, August 2009

9. A. Boryssenko, *** ****, Juan Zeng, Valencia Joyner, Z.Rena Huang,

"Studies on RF-Optical Dual Mode Wireless Communication Modules", the IEEE

Microwave Theory and Techniques Society International Microwave

Symposium(IMS), pp. 805~808, June 2009

10. S. Deng, *** ****, Z. Rena Huang, Mona Hella, Kenneth Connor,

"Wireless Connections of a Sensor Network using RF and Free Space Optical

Links", SPIE East, Vol. 6773, 677***, ****

11. Benjamin Clough, David Hurley, Pengyu Han, *** ****, Rena Huang, X.

-C. Zhang, "Detection of Terahertz Pulses Using Sagnac Interferometry",

Sensing and Imaging: An International Journal, Volume 10, Numbers 3-4, pp.

55-62, December, 2009

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