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Design Technical Support

Tucson, Arizona, United States
January 13, 2018

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+1-520-***-**** Tucson, Arizona - 85719


Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Aug 2016 – Dec 2017 University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona CGPA: 3.7/4 Course work: Computer Architecture, Computer Aided Logic Design, Digital Signal Processing, Engineering of Computer Based Systems, Analog Integrated Circuit Design, Digital Control Systems, Machine Learning.

Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumentation and Control Engineering Aug 2011 – May 2015 Anna University, Chennai, India CGPA: 8.01/10

Course work: Electrical circuit theory, Digital logic circuits, Electronic devices and circuits, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, Linear integrated circuits, object oriented programming, Data structures. Work Experience:

Red/Green/Blue LED Lighting Fixture Embedded System Development, Lema Labs, India, Chennai May 2015 – July 2016

Selected Microcontroller, IDE, Debugger tools, RTOS and Compiler. Implemented and tested firmware for LED fixture, which included device drivers(I2C, SPI, UART, PWM, and custom device), and multi-tasking app code with demonstrated performance, reliability, maintainability, and scalability (solo).

Worked with small team of diverse engineers to ensure firmware satisfies systems needs, and hardware interfaces with MCU as needed.

Designed, Implemented, and tested custom PIC32 MCU Bootloader to update firmware on daisy-chain networks for LED fixtures(solo).

Embedded Systems Intern, Ionic Lock LLC, Tucson, Arizona May 2017 – Aug 2017 Developed a combination sequence based unlocking system using Arduino Uno. Programmed the Atmega 328P microcontroller in stand-alone mode using Arduino IDE and Arduino Uno. Testing and verification of device functionalities using Embedded C programming. Programmed and debugged software for prototypes with various ICs in C and Assembly languages. Created and designed prototypes and developed hardware for better performance. Key Skills:

• Experience in RTL, Standard Cell Design and VLSI Circuit Design, LVS, DRC and Integrated circuit layout, Embedded C programming.

• Courses: Synopsys IC Compiler, Synopsys Design Compiler and Synopsys IC Compiler 2

• Hands on experience on complete physical design flow from Synthesis to Routing and physical verification of the design.

• Ability to understand and use layout and wire routing concepts and trade-offs.

• Knowledge in Aging and Reliability issues, DFT and transistor device physics.

• Programing Languages: C, C++, Arduino IDE, C# (basics), Perl, Tcl/Shell scripting

• Hardware Description Language: Verilog, System Verilog, SystemC

• Simulators: Simple scalar, Multi2sim, Modelsim, Labview

• Tools Used: Synopsys ICCompiler, Synopsys ICCompiler 2, Primetime suite, Cadence Virtuoso, Hspice, VCS, DVE, Design Vision, Tetramax, Matlab, Qt creator, Git Hub Course Projects:

Custom Design and Implementation of 128 k-bit SRAM array in 45nm Node Aug 2017 – Dec 2017 Designed the schematic and the layout of the 6 transistor SRAM cell array with row and column decoder. Cadence Virtuoso Skill scripting was used to design the layout 512x256 SRAM array Area was optimized to least possible value meeting the target read and write noise margins. PVT: 45nm, 1.1v and 80 C, operating Frequency: 1 GHz and Final SRAM Area: 65405 μm2

Design of Mobile Robot Sensor Aug 2017 – Dec 2017 Designed and architected mobile robot sensor and navigation systems. Integrated robotics with external peripherals.

Provided technical support for robotic systems for sensor interfacing. Developed and updated custom code in PICBasic for microchip PIC interface.

RTL Implementation of Singular Value Decomposition for MIMO systems Jan 2017 – May 2017 Designed, synthesized, implemented and verified along with ATPG fault analysis of efficient matrix decomposition architecture based on CORDIC algorithm on a 16 bit data Matrix in Design Vision using system Verilog.

Implemented the application of this efficient SVD algorithm in the design of MIMO transceiver and simulation of the design with sample inputs along with verification.

Design of Digital hearing aid machine Jan 2017 – May 2017 Designed and implemented the code for General Purpose Input/output and NAND flash memory interfacing the device.

Tested and calibrated digital hearing aids, audiometers and FM transmitters to meet standard requirements. Performed functional testing of digital hearing aid and audiometers on Code Composer Studio platform to evaluate device characteristics and firmware for quality, standard performance and functionality.

Embedded System based term projects Aug 2016 – Dec 2016 Wrote all Firmware and helped debug hardware for natural gas well controller (C, PIC24). Developed prototype for Directed Energy sensor data acquisition system. Wrote Requirements for Prototype Motor Controller for harsh environments. Designed and developed Modular Prototyping System with Atmel Microcontroller, FPGA, etc. Designed and wrote all Firmware for high-speed Directed Energy sensor data acquisition system using Modular Prototyping System (C, Atmel).

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