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Electrical Engineering

Denver, CO
March 28, 2018

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Nick Hayes

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California Polytechnic State University,

• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Physics minor, graduated December 2017

• Semester at Sea, University of Virginia, Summer 2014 EXPERIENCE

Electrical Engineering Internship, June-Sept 2017, and Full Time EE1– Insitu (under Boeing), Jan 2018-Present

• Characterized radios and frequency converters for use onboard UAVs

• Helped run fight tests for antenna placement on the Integrator platform

• Automated MIL STD 461 testing in the anechoic chamber using ETS-Lindgren’s TILE Software

• Cowrote scripts for modifying DxDesigner Schematics and making BOMs

• Designed and implemented a board rework removing the magnetics from a Ethernet connection Automated Test Engineering Co-op– St. Jude Medical (now Abbott Laboratories) July-Dec 2016

• Built and debugged assorted custom testing tools for: controlling shaker motors, BLE/Medical RF testing, and electrical characterization of implantable devices

• Ran software verification for the Implantable Cardiac Monitor’s (ICM) automated testing system

• Characterized, designed and coded control software for a heated socket for device testing at body temperature

• Created software for reprograming firmware in the control blocks of our custom tools

• Ported several engineering software tools from C to C# Private Robotics Tutoring– Jan-June 2016

• Taught basic electronics and programing for use in robotics projects to an enthusiastic 8 year old Research Internship– Cal Poly Physics with Dr. Peter Schwartz, June 2015-June 2016

• Led development of a prototype low-cost Photovoltaic Electric Oven for distribution in impoverished areas to reduce smoke related illness, fuel costs, deforestation and other environmental damage

• Responsible for circuits, overall design, data tracking, cost estimates and purchasing

• Advised related solar cooking projects and participated in developing standards for solar ovens

• Coauthored scientific paper on the prototype and initial implementation in Uganda called “Insulated Solar Electric Cooking-Tomorrow's Healthy Affordable Stoves?” published in Development Engineering DESIGN PROJECTS

• VLSI design and layout of a novel multiplication architecture involving both digital and analog techniques, 2017

• Preformed clean room work building polymer solar cell in a nitrogen environment, 2017

• Built a music box that used an MSP430 to read a song from a I2C EEPROM, 2016

• Reverse engineered the radio transmitter for an RC car and used an FPGA to build a microprocessor and the supporting architecture 2015

• Created a scrolling LED obstacle avoidance game with digital logic on FPGA, 2014

• Built wireless power transfer system with switching regulator for stable distance independent phone charging, 2013

• Built a binary calculator by wiring up a microprocessor (MC6800) with support hardware and writing hexadecimal assembly instructions into a UVEPROM chip, 2013

• Created digital logic for an LED Minesweeper (out of TTL chips), 2012,

• Built audio amplification and modulation for proof of concept multi-channel phone line, 2011 SKILLS

• IC design with Cadence Virtuoso and board design in Mentor Graphics Xpedition and HyperLynx

• Programming with Python, Java, VBS, Matlab, C/C++, and C#

• Experience with FPGAs and VHDL/System Verilog – Spartan/Basys boards and Xilinx ISE design suite

• Technician license for ham radio – Call Sign KK4UQF ACTIVITIES

• Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club Officer, 2014-2017 • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 2013

• Other interests: Backpacking/Hiking, Reading (science fiction is my favorite), and Blacksmithing

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