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Hardware Engineer

Fullerton, California, United States
January 21, 2019

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DHAIVAT DAVE C: 714-***-****

Resume Summary

• Determined hardware engineer with great analytical, problem-solving and communication skills and experience in verification test of ICs and designing of digital applications using Xilinx Vivado. Experience in designing of microprocessors and knowledge of different FPGAs and programmable SOCs. Education

MS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering California State University Fullerton, CA Jan 2017- Dec 2018

• Coursework: Introduction to VLSI Design, VLSI Design and Nanotechnology Device, CMOS VLSI Design, VLSI Testing and Design for Testability, Digital Electronics, Computer methods in Numerical Analysis, Linear Network Synthesis, Digital Systems Design with VHDL (GPA: 3.34/4.00) BE, Electrical Engineering Ahmedabad Institute of Technology Gujarat, India 2012-2016

• Coursework: Power Electronics, Computer Programming and Architecture, Analog and Digital Electronics, Theory of Electromagnetics, Microprocessor, Microcontroller (GPA: 3.63/4.00) Work Experience

IC Design Engineer Intern Cosemi Technologies Inc. Phoenix, AZ June – Aug 2018

• Accomplished verification test of electronic circuits such as data protocol aggregation multiplexor / de-multiplexor integrated circuits, physical media dependent (PMD) integrated circuits, and microcontroller integrated circuits.

• Evaluated test equipment for engineering characterization and executed test plans, procedures and presented reports for the Tx with Phillips 11G and 14G VCSEL on COSEMI IC.

• Developed firmware code for high speed USB in C using NI Lab Windows and performed verification test. Web Developer (Student Assistant) California State University Fullerton, CA Jul 2017-Dec 2018

• Utilizing PHP to Build webpages of California state university, Fullerton in Omni Update.

• Maintaining the website with section 504/508, CSU standards and fix broken links campus-wide.

• Making posters and graphic designs in Adobe Photoshop. Editing video and audio in iMovie and GarageBand. Hardware Developer Engineer Intern AKAAISH MECHATRONICS LIMITED Gujarat, India Jan-Sep, 2016

• Programmed Voltage sensing unit using Arduino. Designed PCB for IGBT switch in Cadence.

• Implemented combinational and sequential circuits on FPGA using VHDL in Altium.

• Drafted qualification documents, test plans, and test reports for quality assurance purposes. Technical Skills

• Strong digital, analog and RF ICs fundamentals. Experienced in Python, C and SystemVerilog.

• Qualified in communication protocols such as I2C, USB, UART, RS 232 and in designing of PCB layout.

• Expertise in High-Speed Oscilloscope, vector network analyzers and Microwave spectrum analyzers.

• Hands on board design experience with CAD design tools like Cadence and Altium.

• Sound Knowledge of high-speed interface protocol and physical layer – USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0, Ethernet.

• Design experience of RISC and ARM microprocessors. Brief knowledge of PLDs and CPLDs.

• Excellent multitasking, team-work abilities, and communication skills. Basic knowledge of AutoCAD.

• Deep understanding of hardware testing methods – Scan, Boundary Scan, Memory, BIST.

• Working experience of eye diagram, s-parameters, time domain measurements, calibration.

• Studied in coursework about HDD, SSD, Semiconductors, volatile and non-volatile memories. Academic Projects

Numerical Analysis in MATLAB

• Created non-linear equations, partial differential equations, integration, Newton-Raphson method, Simpson rule, 2-D partial differential equation using successive over-relaxation, runge kutta method in MATLAB. VLSI CMOS inverter circuit design

• Designed physical and schematic layout of 4-bit adder and subtraction, BCD counter in integrated EDA software MICROWIND and Cadence using CMOS inverter.

Push button door lock

• Designed strategy for the system and created block diagrams. Divided system into modules. Developed an algorithm and SM chart for each module. Created synthesizable RTL VHDL code for each module.

• Integrated the VHDL code for the modules, stimulated, and debugged it. Tested overall system and generated bit file for it in Xilinx Vivado HLS using Nexys4 DDR board. Verified that the hardware works correctly. 4-bit Microprocessor Design in Verilog

• Developed Verilog program for given instruction set from the control circuit. Created constraint file and clock as per given specification.

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