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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
May 30, 2018

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Karthikeyan Kumar

ac5ooy@r.postjobfree.com 312-***-****

EDUCATION

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Chicago, IL) Aug 2016 – May 2018 Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, (GPA: 3.4/4)

● President of Vedic Vision Society (VVS) Aug 2017 - May 2018

● Vice President of IEEE Region 4 Student Chapter Apr 2017 - May 2018

● Conducted RTOS workshop under IEEE college chapter SRI VENKATESWARA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (Chennai, India) Jun 2012 - May 2016 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication SKILLS

● LANGUAGES AND LIBRARIES: C, C++, MATLAB, Python, OpenCV, JS

● SOFTWARE TOOLS: Wireshark, Eagle, Git

● EMBEDDED HARDWARE: Raspberry Pi, Tinker board, Arduino, PCB design, Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer

● PROTOCOL: WCDMA, GSM, OFDM, MQTT, TCP/IP, Bluetooth(RFCOMM), IEEE 802.11x, I2C, UART

● OPERATING SYSTEM AND TECHNOLOGY: ROS, IOT, LINUX/UNIX ENVIRONMENT, RTOS EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH ASSISTANT (Chicago, IL) July 2017 - May 2018 Electrical Engineer (SLAM, Python, C++, Linux, Raspberry Pi, OpenCV, ROS, Gazebo, Shell scripting, PCB)

● Designed and implemented UAVs capable of autonomous flight through construction zones using SLAM and AMCL

● Created an interface for wireless transmission of live video feed from UAV to the remote user

● Improved the recognition of structures, real-time tracking of human movement using masking and other image processing algorithms programmed in C++ SIMPLE LABS (Chennai, India) Aug 2013 - Nov 2013

Programmer, Hardware Design (ATmega, Embedded C, PCB design, Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer)

● Hands-on experience on different embedded projects comprising of motors and servos

● Responsible for designing of basic circuitry, PCB boards and hardware design

● Worked on programming embedded hardware, product development, and automation of tasks using C

● Developed line-follower robot, RFID tag system using Arduino and multitude of sensors PROJECTS

TERRAIN COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM (Chennai, India) Feb 2016 - Apr 2016 Programmer, Electronics (Python, C++, Bluetooth, Raspberry Pi, PCB design, I2C)

● Designed and assembled self-manoeuvring aircraft prototype with the ability to alert presence of obstacles

● Established communication via Bluetooth to avoid aircraft collision, send distress signals, and avoid obstacles

● Integrated periodic data logging system for recording the air pressure, fuel level, altitude. Achievement: Nominated for best project award within the Department of Aerospace at SRM University SMART APPLIANCES CONTROLLED OVER INTERNET (Chennai, India) Dec 2015 - Feb 2016 Electronics, and Networking (Embedded C/C++, IoT, python, Arduino, JS, NodeMCU, ESP8266, MQTT, MATLAB)

● Devised a method to control the appliances from Internet using ESP nodes and relays, coupled with Servers.

● Programmed nodes to interpret sensor data, intercommunicate over Wi-Fi with individual controllability

● Upgraded the system to compute the power consumed by clocking the duration of operation of the appliance

● Customized the accessibility for the appliances to each user’s needs Achievement: Nominated for INAE Innovative Student Projects Award 2016 at Bachelor’s Level EASY BILLIARDS (Chennai, India) Nov 2015 - Feb 2016 Programmer, Image Processing. (OpenCV, Python, C/C++, LINUX, UART, Raspberry Pi)

● Developed an aiming assistance for the game of billiards with camera and image processing unit

● Implemented masking techniques on the camera output for detecting striker ball and the cue

● Devised geometric calculations to interpret the direction of the shot from the location of ball and the cue

● Published the processed frames on to the game board using a projector, improving the gaming experience for the user ACHIEVEMENTS

• First place, Project Display held at CIT-Coimbatore Jan 2015

• Second place, Arduino programming contest held at IIT-Madras Jan 2014



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