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RF Engineering

Location:
Tampa, Florida, United States
Posted:
March 22, 2019

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Avik Wadhawan

M.S. (Electrical), University of South Florida

ac8vdw@r.postjobfree.com 813-***-**** Tampa, Floridahttps://www.linkedin.com/in/

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Analytical and determined Electrical Engineering professional prepared to excel in the field of RF Communication, Wireless technologies and Digital Communication. An excellent team player with effective interpersonal skills having experience of working in teams on multiple projects at Infosys and University under strict deadlines.

Design & Testing. Possess technical prowess in design, integration, and testing of radio communication components like Filters, Mixers, and Receiver systems

Relevant Coursework. Mobile and Personal Communication, RF and Microwave Circuits, Wireless Circuits and Systems Design, RF Measurements

EDA Tools. MATLAB, MULTISIM, Keil, EAGLE, Quartus, Advanced Design System (ADS), Arduino

Network Analyzer Tools. Wireshark, PingPlotter

Programming Languages. C, Java, Python, C++, 8086 Assembly language

EDUCATION

M.S. (Electrical Engineering) University of South Florida, Tampa 4.0/4.0 Expected May 2019

B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering) Nirma University, India 7.39/10 Jun 2016

EXPERIENCE / INTERNSHIPS

RF DAS Engineer 1, EMEGC INC., Tampa, Florida Jan 2019 - Present

Designed In-Building Active DAS systems for improved cellular coverage and public safety applications in new and existing sites using iBwave Design

Diagnosed and resolved RF issues such as Passive Intermodulation (PIM), poor signal strength (RSSI) and poor coverage

Performed system and sweep testing using Spectrum Analyzer; analyzed cable, antenna and PIM traces using Line Sweep Tool (Anritsu)

Systems Engineer, Infosys Limited, Mysore, India Nov 2016 - Jun 2017

Developed a Job Portal application with features like job filtering, suggestions, updating records using Python, data structures and RDBMS

Developed a JAVA EE web app to display top 10 customers for a club based on usage history and purchase records

Summer Intern, L&T Electrical and Automation, Vadodara, India May 2014 - Jun 2014

Analyzed Failure Modes of electronic release of Moulded Case Circuit Breakers by examining failure cases using 7QC tools, identified root causes and recommended methods to minimize rejection rates

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Impedance Matching Circuit for Max Power Transfer USF, Tampa Oct 2018

Designed distributed microstrip matching circuit to match complex load (ZL) to 50 ohms and performed circuit and Momentum EM simulations for Design Frequency = 2GHz; ZL =220.646-j46.340 ohms

Achieved a 10dB return loss bandwidth of 20%

Band pass Filter for RF applications USF, Tampa Nov 2018

Designed a 3rd order coupled-line band-pass filter centered at 2.45 GHz with maximum rejection (insertion loss) at 1.9 GHz, and performed circuit and EM simulations for Filter Bandwidth of 10%

Achieved Figure Of Merit (FOM) of 13.13

Receiver System USF, Tampa Apr 2018

Designed a 915MHz receiver system consisting of Cushcraft antenna for RF input, RF and IF amplifiers and band pass filters, mixer, VCO for generating LO signal (985MHz)

Mixer Measurements USF, Tampa Feb 2018

Measured characteristics such as conversion loss and RF-to-IF isolation of a double balanced mixer ZEM4300. RF frequency=900MHz, LO frequency=1000MHz, Conversion loss=4.91dB, RF-to-IF isolation=31.46dB

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Voluntary Work: Worked for upliftment of underprivileged children at Make a Difference (MAD), 2013 – 2014

Executive Head of Electronics & Communication Organization, Nirma University, 2014 to 2015

Languages Known: English (Fluent) ● Hindi (Fluent) ● French (Basic) ● Gujarati (Native)



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