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Engineer Assistant

Qibla, Kuwait City, Kuwait
April 17, 2020

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Farah Abusharkh




Name: Farah Abusharkh

Date of Birth: 23


of July, 1997

Nationality: American, Canadian

Address: Rumaithiya, Block 2, Jem’an Alhuraity St, Building 6A, Hawalli, Kuwait EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical, Co-op Option September 2015- December 2019 Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

● CGPA 11.62/12 (A)

● Dean’s List (2017-2018)

● Dean’s List (2016-2017)

● Dean’s List (2015-2016)

● Member of the Golden Key Honor Society (2017-present)

● Lester B Pearson Scholarship (2019)


Technical Skills

● Proficient in several computer languages including C, C++, MATLAB and Java

● Proficient in several scheduling and task management software including; Skype for Business, Monday, TodoList and Trello

● Proficient with several presentation and infographics tools including, but not limited to, Prezi, Keynote, Google Slides, Canva and Visme

● Developed a code, using C++ as a platform, for smart pots to help visually impaired people avoid injuries and burns

● Modelled a flexible key ring for reverse engineering using IntelliCAD and Creo in order to increase the efficiency of key rings and their usage

● Experienced with using Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

● Used Verilog to write the code of Tug of War and then programmed it on FPGA to test it

● Used Java to develop a code which aligns two strands of DNA and optimize the process Communication Skills

● Composed detailed proposals for several projects including a parking lot system and smart pots to get approvals from the respective clients

● Arranged a presentation about the benefits of enforcing safety and health and presented to an audience of teenagers to raise awareness about health and safety in part-time jobs

● Presented preliminary and final presentations related to projects to an audience of professors and colleagues

● Fluent in English and Arabic and have a conversational background in Japanese WORK EXPERIENCE

ASIC Verification Engineer May 2018- April 2019

Infinera, Ottawa, ON

• Develop C-code that corresponds to algorithms to test the receiver of the line side of ASIC’s

• Write test environments to verify modules and sub-chips of ASIC

• Run simulations and tests on the sub-chips of ASIC’s and debug if need

• Document and report the progress of the verification environment and simulation waveforms to senior verification engineers and ASIC designers Teaching Assistant September 2016- December 2019

Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

• Facilitate weekly tutorials and labs for Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, C++ and Switching Circuits to help students gain a better understanding of material

• Conduct office hours to offer extra help and answer student inquiries

• Grade assignments and tests and compile the grades to enter them into the system APPLIED PROJECTS

Group Member January 2018 - April 2018

Parking Lot System

• In a group of five, designed a system for indoors parking lots which reduces clusters and jam at the entrance and within parking lots using ultrasonic sensors and infrared sensors

• Constructed and presented a preliminary presentation about the parking lot system to an audience including professors and colleagues

• Wrote a proposal which outlined the goals, the outcomes, the expected cost, the main components and the safety measurements of the system Group Leader January 2017 - April 2017

DNA Alignment

• Developed a code using Java as a platform to find the optimal alignment of two DNA strands given their sequences using Needleman-Wunsch algorithm

• Composed a report to explain the design and the multiple stages of implementation

• Used Java to write a complete test code which uses multiple test cases to verify the developed code

Group Leader January 2016 - April 2016

Smart Pots Project

● As a leader, designed a system including a pot, heat sensors and speaker working in harmony to alert the user of the location of the heated area of the stove to decrease the rate of injuries and burns for visually impaired individuals

● Researched the algorithms and methods to minimize the errors and maximize the efficiency of the code for the pots

● Authored a detailed report and a presentation about the process of developing the pots and how they work

Extracurricular Activities

Coordinator of Volunteers for Ottawa Reads September 2019- December 2019

• Ottawa Network for Education, Ottawa, ON

• Volunteer at Carleton Heights School weekly by dedicating two hours to read stories to children ages 4 to 12

• Maintain communication with the principle of the school and act as a point of reference between the school and the chapter volunteers

• Attend training session and train other volunteers of the chapter Director of Services and Fundraising May 2018- December 2019 Golden Key Honor Society, Ottawa, ON

• Research for service initiatives and volunteering opportunities to enable the members of the society of giving back to the community

• Reach out to local shelters, blood banks and non-profit organizations to collaborate with them and plan events where the members can help the community

• Conduct training session to educate volunteers on expectations and duties for each event by preparing slides and giving out presentations

• Planned and collaborated multiple events including; Starts in a Jar, Run for Cure, Ottawa Reads, Light the Night

Secretary of the Chapter January 2017- April 2018

Golden Key Honor Society, Ottawa, ON

• Arrange weekly meetings for the executive team and take minutes

• Contact the members of the society regarding events and volunteering opportunities

• Maintain communication between several Golden Key Chapters across Canada and arrange for meetings and joint events

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