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Electrical Engineering Engineer

Tempe, Arizona, United States
February 19, 2018

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Soham Karyakarte

**** * *** ** *** *** Tempe AZ *5281 +1-480-***-****


Electrical Engineering Graduate Student at Arizona State University, Intern at ON Semiconductor having significant industry and research experience seeking full time job opportunities starting Summer 2018. Core Competencies

Power Electronic Converters PWM Motor Controllers Variable Frequency Drives Education:

Master of Science and Engineering (MSE) – Electrical and Electronics Engineering [Expected Graduation: May 2018] Arizona State University – Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering [GPA: 4.00/4.00] Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) – Electrical Engineering [Graduated: May 2016] College of Engineering Pune (COEP) India [GPA: 8.89/10.00] Research Experience:

Deputy Chief Engineer – COEP’s Project Microgrid [July 2015 – May 2016] Responsible for the design and implementation of DC Subsystem (DC DC converters interfacing PV modules, batteries, MPPT controllers) of a Microgrid. Accountable for procurement of electrical equipment required for the project. Co-ordinated a team of 12 members under DC subsystem. Professional Experience:

Electrical Engineering Intern at ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) [Jan 2018 – Present] Currently working on an motor controller on C2000 Delfino controller platform which will interface a 10kW inverter module to a PM motor. Work involves implementation of PWM techniques on the controller which will result in most efficient inverter operation. Electrical Engineering Intern at Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold Inc. (Morenci, AZ) [May 2017 – August 2017] Worked in Power Distribution and Transmission Department on a project for design of a 46kV Sectionalizing substation for an intersection of 2 46kV lines which would affect least number of mining substations on occurrence of a fault on one of the sections. Trainee Electrical Engineer at Dar Al-Handasah (Shair and Partners) Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (Pune, India) [May 2015 – July 2015] Learnt Basic Electrical Systems for infrastructure which included cables, circuit breakers, busbar topologies, motor control centers, indoor and outdoor lighting, elevators, lightning protection systems, Distribution Systems, Load Estimation. Computer Skills:

Hardware Platforms: AVR Studio – AVR Atmel 328p, ControlSuite – TI C2000 Piccolo, C2000 Delfino MCUs Simulation Software’s: MATLAB Simulink, PLECS, ProteusISIS, PSpice, LT Spice Electrical Design Software’s: AutoCAD, Eagle, Revit, MEP, Dialux Software Skills: MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint. Languages: C, C++, Embedded C, Python, Visual Basic, MATLAB, MathCAD Academic Projects

Design Analysis and Implementation of DC DC converters for Photovoltaic Power System with Maximum Power Point Tracking [July 2015 – May 2016]: Designed and Implemented Cuk converter to be interfaced with PV modules and the isolated gate driver. Implemented MPPT system on Picolo C2000 microcontroller. Designed and Implemented Hall effect based isolated current and voltage sensors. Interfaced DC programmable source as PV Panel Emulator through MATLAB. Interfaced emulator with MPPT controller through Visual Basic GUI enabling UART communication. Design and Implementation of SVPWM based VFD for 1.1kW induction machine [November 2014 – January 2015]: Designed and implemented SVPWM on C2000 Picolo microcontroller. Programmed Visual Basic Interface to control the speed through dynamically through UART. Design and Simulation Validation of a 245W Grid Connected PV Microinverter System with Maximum Power Tracking [September 2016 – October 2016]: Designed and Simulated on PLECS the power stages consisting of DC-AC-DC for a micro inverter along with the controllers for incremental conductance MPPT, DC link voltage, output current. Tested the response for dynamic irradiance and temperature conditions. Modelling and Analysis of 30kVA Neutral Point Clamped Multilevel Converter on PLECS [October 2016 - November 2016]: Designed and Simulated a 5 level neutral point clamped converter. Analysed Capacitor voltage imbalance proposing the techniques to mitigate voltage imbalances. Modelling, Steady-State and Dynamic Analysis, Controller Design, and Simulation of a DFIG based Wind Generator on PLECS [November 2016]:Designed DFIG, Wind Turbine models and their simulation with controllers for rotor stator currents, grid side rotor converter current, DC link voltage, rotor speed controller. Tested the simulation for dynamic wind velocity conditions. Design and Simulation of a 6.6kW On-Board Battery Charger for EV/PHEV Application [March 2017 – April 2017]: Designed and simulated the AC- DC-DC stages consisting of grid connected (120V-240V) PFC and isolated DC DC converter to charge the battery on PLECS. Model emulating battery charging (CCCV) and discharging modes was designed and simulated. Required k factor PI controllers were implemented.

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