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Electrical Engineer Assistant

Corning, NY
February 29, 2020

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832-***-**** *** WoodsEdge Dr., Painted Post, NY, 14870

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University of Houston – Houston, TX GPA: 3.7 May 2016 Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Thesis: “Acoustic Communication and Waveform Design for Energy Charging In Solid Structures” Areas of Concentration: Wireless Communication Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Embedded Microprocessor Systems, Analog

& Digital Circuit Design


Wireless Communications, Digital Control Systems, State Space Control Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Intelligent Structural Systems, Adv Microprocessor Systems, Adv Topics in Comp Arch, VLSI Design, Fundamental Hardware Design, Adv Computer Arch, Adv Topics in Microelectronics, Internetworking, Advanced Hardware Design, Data Structures, Operating Systems, Advanced Digital Design, Programmable Logic Controller, Principles of Computer Control, Computer Networks, Modern Measurement Theory, Microprocessor Systems, Measurement and Control Systems, Single Chip Microcontroller, DSP, Auto CAD, Process Control and Instrumentation, Digital Circuit design, Analog Circuit Design, Circuit Analysis I, Circuit Analysis II, Automatic Control System I, Automatic Control System II University of Houston – Houston, TX GPA: 3.7 August 2011 Master of Science in Computer and Systems Engineering Shandong Jianzhu University –Shandong, China GPA: 3.8 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering


Hardware: Analog & Digital & Mixed signal circuit design Software: Assembly language, C, C++, Verilog, VHDL, Python, Java, Matlab/Simulink, Embedded system programming, GNU radio, VLSI design

Platform: ARM, DSP, FPGA, PIC18, MSP430, X86, MIPS, 51 Methods & Protocols: Signal processing, digital filters, signal modulation/demodulation, buses and protocols (UART, I2C, CAN, SPI, I2S, RS232, RS485, 802.15.4, ZigBee)

Tools: Git, CCS, Quartus, Libero, ModelSim, Silos, Keil C, Dspace, CodeBlocks, Protel99SE, LabVIEW, Visual Studio, Borland, CALP, Pspice, Winspice, Cadence, NgSpice, NetBeans, MPLAB, ADS1.2, CrossWorks, CodeWarrior


Research Scientist, Corning Inc. Nov 2017-Present

• Design and develop PHY for 5G D2D Sidelink communication system (Matlab, SDR C/C++)

• Design and develop baseband DSP algorithms for Massive MIMO system

• Design and develop 28G mmWave hybrid beamforming testbed Electrical Engineer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Jan 2016-Nov 2017

• Design, develop and debug next generation high performance computing server

• Analog & digital circuit design (overcurrent detection, power reading, etc.), FPGA development (power management & control) and issues debugging (I2C, PCIe, etc.)

Firmware Engineer Intern, Erdos Miller June 2015-August 2015

• Developed embedded firmware for drivers and serial communication protocols for Measurement while Drilling tool

• Created python scripts for MWD tool automated testing Electrical Engineer Intern, Halliburton, Sperry Drilling Group June 2014-August 2014

• Designed and implemented CIC filter and Compensation FIR filter on FPGA for rotary toolface measurement system

• Developed an efficient Automatic Testing System & Methodology (ATSM) for MRIL-WD power system Research Assistant, UH, Smart Materials and Structures Lab June 2011-May 2016 832-***-**** 101 WoodsEdge Dr., Painted Post, NY, 14870 2 of 3


Smart Tree Project: Riser Strain Monitoring System (Funded by GE Oil & Gas)

• Led a four member team to develop acoustic communication system for offshore applications

• Developed a riser stain monitoring system by using PZT sensors and strain gauges Concrete Structural Health Monitoring Projects (Funded by NSF)

• Built and debugged piezoceramic based energy harvesting wireless sensor network system for structure health monitoring

Next Generation Blow Out Preventer Actuation System for Offshore Oil Platforms (Funded by CAMERON)

• Developed innovative technology (smart memory alloy actuated hydraulic accumulator) addressing the problem of fluid pressure loss in hydraulic actuator due to hydrostatic head in deep sea water

• Designed and implemented the embedded PID control system to control accumulator based on different sensors information


Communication Among Remote FPGAs over Ethernet Fall 2010

• Developed the receive/transmit modules to implement communication between FPGAs through Ethernet/IP FPGA Based DRR Packet Scheduler for Quality-of-Service Fall 2009

• Designed and implemented Deficit Round Robin algorithm by controlling RAM and FIFOs on Altera FPGA board FPGA Based Grade Prediction Game System Spring 2009

• Developed a data acquisition system to predict grade of a course on Altera FPGA board TEACHING

Teaching Assistant University of Houston Fall 2013-Spring 2014

• Supervised senior design project “Concrete Stress Wave Communication” in ECE department Teaching Assistant University of Houston Spring 2009

• Circuit Analysis Lab Assistant in ECE Department PATENTS & MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

Q. Ji, Z. ding, N. Wang, M. Pan and G. Song, ” A Novel Waveform Optimization Scheme for Piezoelectric Sensors Wire-Free Charging in the Tightly Insulated Environment”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5, no.3, pp. 1936-1946, 2018. Q. Ji, S. Parvasi, S. Ho, M. Franchek and G. Song, "Wireless energy harvesting using time reversal technique: An experimental study with numerical verification", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol. 28, no. 19, 2017. Y. Ma, Q. Ji, S. Chen, G. Song, “An Experimental Study of Ultra-low Power Wireless Sensor-based Autonomous Energy Harvesting System”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 9, 054702, 2017. Q. Ji, R. Zheng, Z. Ding and G. Song, “An exploratory study of stress wave communication in concrete structures”, Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2015.

Q. Ji, Q. Kong and G. Song, “Study on energy focusing synthesis on pipe using time reversal technique”, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Miami, FL, pp.625-630, April 2014. S. Siu, Q. Ji, W.H. Wu, G.B. Song, Z. Ding. “Stress Wave Communication in Concrete - Part I: Characterization of a Smart Aggregate Based Concrete Channel”, Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, no. 12, 2014. S. Siu, Q. Ji, K. Wang, G.B. Song, Z. Ding. “Stress Wave Communication in Concrete - Part II: Evaluation of Low Voltage Concrete Stress Wave Communications Utilizing Spectrally Efficient Modulation Schemes with PZT Transducers”, Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, no. 12, 2014.

Q. Ji, R. Zheng, Z. Ding and G. Song, “Exploratory study of stress wave communication in concrete structures”, 6th Int. Conf. on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Hong Kong, 2013, paper no. MS01-19. S. M. Parvasi, Q. Ji and G. Song, “Structural Health Monitoring of Plate-Like Structures Using Compressive/Shear Modes of Piezoelectric Transducers”, ASCE Earth and Space 2016 Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2016. Q. Kong, S. Hou, Q. Ji, Y L Mo and G. Song, “Very early age concrete hydration characterization monitoring using piezoceramic based smart aggregates”, Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 22, no. 8, pp. 1-7, 2013. 832-***-**** 101 WoodsEdge Dr., Painted Post, NY, 14870 3 of 3


Z. Zhang, B. Wang, M. Liang, Q. Ji, G. Song, “The determination of the relative permittivity of periodic stratified media based on the iterative time-reversal method”, Chinese Physics, vol.23, no.4, pp.1-6, 2014. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Secretary, Corning Chinese Association (CCA)

Associate Editor, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (JIMSS) Secretary and Event Coordinator, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Society of Automation (ISA)

Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC) Student Chapter

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