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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Melbourne, Florida, 32904, United States
October 13, 2016

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Eric Laurence Smitt

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W. Melbourne, FL 32904



Doctor of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Specialty – Aerospace Sciences, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL., December 2000

Dissertation – “Factors Attributing towards Student Achievement in Charter Schools”, December 2000.

Masters of Systems and Engineering Management, University of Florida, May 2005

Master of Education, Science Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando FL., May 1996

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May 1977

Masters Graduate Work, Industrial and Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Professional Experience and accomplishments:

Lockheed Martin Space and Strategic Missiles 2001 - 2010

Cape Canaveral, FL

Senior Electrical Engineer, In-Tube-Conversion, US Navy D5 Program,

Designed VXI Based Automatic Tester for ground support equipment that reduced testing time from 2 days to 2 hours.

Determined effects on destruct frequency change on range safety (destruct) system, and developed cost effective work-around now used in all Ohio Class FBM Submarines

Designed, developed and supervised the installation of new CAT scanner for Trident 1st and 2nd solid fuel motors

Was the technical resource for all EMI related investigations (Mil Std 461).

Provided complex analysis and white papers on a multitude of issues.

UCF, School of Electrical Technology 2001 - 2010

Orlando, FL

Adjunct Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, developed and taught CET3055 (Microprocessor Fundamentals), and CET3144 (Advanced Microprocessor Applications).

Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics Surveillance Systems 1996 - 2001

Melbourne, FL

Senior Electrical Engineer, Designed the L-88-V3 advanced aerostat surveillance L-Band Radar

ELS Designs Consulting Services 1994 - 1996

Melbourne, FL

Consultant to various electronics companies in Central Florida, designed commercial electronic equipment

oCommercial power factor correction equipment,

ohome security systems,

owireless remote control and communication equipment,

oLaser range-finding equipment.

Science Instructor, Brevard School District 1991 - 1994

Brevard County, FL

Science Instructor. Taught Middle School Sciences, Earth-Space Science, and Integrated High School Science.

Intellikey Corporation 1988 - 1991

Melbourne, FL

Founder & Manager, Advanced Products Research and Development, designed Intellikey Access Security System (installed in over 200 locations world-wide).

Data General Corporation 1978 - 1988

Westboro, MA

Senior Staff Specialist – Engineering Services, Developed the Remote Support Hardware concepts for Data General MV and Eclipse. Minicomputers.

Designed advanced ASIC’s for integrating remote protocol in MV series computers.

Staff Specialist –developed the FCC EMI laboratory for emission compliance for all Data General Computers.

Senior Engineer –designed of Nova 4, and Eclipse S140, floating-point processors and array processors, Nova 3, Nova 1200 minicomputers.

Authored Minicomputer Design / Interface Handbook for Data General Computers.

Purdue University, School of Industrial Engineering 1973 - 1978

West Lafayette, IN

Staff Engineer –maintained Data General computers on campus

Designed experimental interfaces for faculty and graduate student research.

US Navy – Naval Security Group 1966 – 1973

Communications Technician – Maintenance Branch,

Officer Candidate – Purdue University, NESEP Student.

Awards, Publications, and Patents:

Co-Inventor on 17 design patents in areas of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Support Architecture, and Access Security Devices.

Publications –

o“Boundary Scan Techniques in Standard Cell Design”,

o“Remote Support”,

o“Architecture Selection in Advanced Test Equipment”,

o“Remote Network Bus Architecture”,

o“Architectural Selection for Automated Test Systems”

Received “Employee of the Quarter” award from Data General Corporation (1985) for development of Remote Support maintenance strategy and equipment.

Civic Involvement:

President, Congregation Beth El, Melbourne FL., Rabbi in Training

Amateur and Commercial Radio

oVolunteer Examiner for the American Radio Relay League.

oAmateur Extra Class FCC Amateur License – K9ES.

oAmerican Radio Relay League Technical Specialist.

oFCC General Radio License (Formerly FCC 1st Class Commercial Radiotelephone License with Ships Radar Endorsement).

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