Campbell, CA 95008
PhD, Computer Science, University of Illinois, 1972.
BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1969.
2012-2014 AMD: Sunnyvale, California Software
Intellectual Property delivery for a major video game console main
Scan of source files for any legal issues. Sanity testing and regression
Linux and Windows environments. Verilog design testing.
2011-2012 VayTek, Inc: Campbell, California Senior
Develop an embedded TCP socket interface on an ARM microprocessor for a
custom IP camera.
Implement C# .NET interface to a USB Camera with a unique Bayer image
Crossworks C development for ARM chips. MS Visual C++ 2010 client
2002-2011 VayTek, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa Senior
Interface to multiple digital cameras for interactive viewing and recording
Implement real time motion detection algorithms for security applications.
Develop real time image enhancement including proprietary dynamic range
Implement parallel DSP jpeg compression in assembly language on a Cradle
Using MS Visual C++ to produce a dynamic linked library that interfaces
with Visual Basic.
Implementing multithreaded reentrant methods for performance optimization.
2000-2002 CoolCall.com, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa Gateway
Configured Call Flow and Call Pricing for a network of 10-12 Clarent VOIP
Maintained Gateways in London, Athens, Barcelona, New York and Hawaii.
Interfaced to SQL database.
1999-2000 HRSoft, LLC: Fairfield, Iowa Contract
Customized the HRSoft Client Server Web Product for a major publishing
Designed and Implemented ASP web pages for Executive Profiles.
James E. Stevens, PhD 408-***-****
1998-1999 Sterling Software, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa
Updated database frontend product, VISION:Clearmanage.
Helped with a major new scheduling feature for queries and reports.
Used MS Visual C++ and some Java. Created and modified stored procedures.
1996-1998 Stellar Solutions, Inc: Newark, California
Maintained a mature object oriented database product written in C under
Ported this product from the Sun Solaris system to the Silicon Graphics
Added server multithreading and automatic branching on database object
1990-1996 Vital Images, Inc: Fairfield, Iowa Senior
Maintained and updated a 3D graphics engine for VoxelView volume rendering
Added rendering of embedded geometry within the volume.
Added real time, hardware assisted volume lighting.
Worked in C on various Silicon Graphics workstations under Unix.
Worked directly with Silicon Graphics engineers on custom graphics
1986-1990 Motorola Semiconductor: Tempe, Arizona Independent
Worked on the Motorola Sector CAD: Mask Shop Automation Project.
Implemented a Fortran program for wafer layout with a graphics front end.
Implemented a C program for automated placement of chip process control
Both programs have been widely used throughout Motorola Semiconductor.
Interactive graphics implemented for both Sun and Apollo systems (under
1982-1985 Silvar-Lisco: Menlo Park, California Senior
Managed a major upgrade of the Gate Array Design System (GARDS) to serve
Specified the next generation of GARDS to handle much larger chips (20-100K
Designed and implemented a Hierarchical gate array layout system.
1979-1982 Xerox Palo Alto Research Center: Palo Alto, CA Member
of the Research Staff
Designed, built and tested a 32K RAM memory chip to be used to characterize
fabrication defect levels.
Prototyped a GUI front end builder for the Xerox development environment.
Prototyped automated chip routing software for the Xerox development
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