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RF Engineer

Fremont, California, United States
March 30, 2011

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Mohammed Anwar Ali

Phone: 415-***-****.


To Work in vast and ever expanding field of telecommunications & networking and grow consistently by enhancing my knowledge and skills through projects and work experience. Gain technical skills, management skills, and practical knowledge and emerge as a leader by sharing my experience and efforts with dedication in telecom industry.


Masters in Electrical and Electronics Engineering April 2010

Northwestern Polytechnic University, Fremont, CA

Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering April 2008

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India


C & Data structures Power Systems

Electronics Devices and Circuit Control System

Information Tech. & Numeric methods Computer Organization

Network Theory Electrical Measurements

Pulse and Digital Circuits Power Electronics

Switching Theory and Logic Design Management Science

Electromagnetic Fields Analysis of Linear systems

Electro Mechanics Modeling of Power System Components

Linear and Digital IC applications Instrumentation

Switching Theory Logic Design Utilization of Electrical energy Digital Signal Processing Power Semiconductor Drives Microcontrollers Computer Methods in Power Systems Electronics Circuit Analysis Power system operation and Control Pulse Digital Circuits Microprocessors and Interfacing

Non-Conventional energy Sources Electrical Distribution System

Database Management System HVDC Transmission


a) Micro Controller Based Controller for Different Types of Motor’s

MARCH 2008

Project Description:

A Micro controller is a tiny, mostly self-contained computer. They are generally slow (~8Mhz) and have no monitor, no keyboard, little RAM, etc. Most micro controller have a number of digital inputs and outputs. The output of the micro-controller based stepper motor will be in step angle (e.g., 180 steps2=360). A micro controller based system that converts the commands coming from the personal computer in series format to the required digital format and which drives the stepper motor to the desired angle. This stepper motor is used for position control. It uses the AT890C2051 micro controller to receive the commands from the pc having graphical user interface for data entry. A MAX232CPE chip is used to convert the signals from PC’s COM port to RS232 levels for sending and receiving the data through the serial port. The 2051 micro controller is economical and sufficient for small application.

Hardware Components: MAX232CPE CHIP


PC 1.2 GHZ, 128 MB RAM, 40 GB HD

Languages: C LANGUAGE





b) Next Generation Raid (Raid-6):

FEB 2009

Project Description:

RAID 6 is an extension of RAID 5.RAID 6 is designed for tolerating two simultaneous HDD failures by storing two sets of distributed parities. Apparently the complex mechanism is likely to compromise data rate in and out of the system. Raid 6 significantly enhances the reliability of the new Enhance RAID family even both are built upon low-cost high capacity SATA drives It stripes blocks of data and parity across an array of drives like RAID 5, except that it calculates two sets of parity information for each parcel of data. The goal is solely to improve fault tolerance. RAID 6 can handle the failure of any two drives in the array while other single RAID levels can handle at most one fault.


RAID 6 protects against multiple bad block failures while non-degraded. Intelligent RAID solutions utilize an input/output subsystem that is separate from the host CPU, to provide greater performance and reliability.

Common Name(s): RAID 6. Some companies use the term "RAID 6" to refer to proprietary extensions of RAID 5; these are not discussed here.

RAID 6 Advantages over RAID 5:

1. RAID 6 is essentially an extension of RAID level 5 which allows for additional fault tolerance by using a second independent distributed parity scheme (dual parity)

2. Data is striped on a block level across a set of drives, just like in RAID 5, and a second set of parity is calculated and written across all the drives.

3. It provides for an extremely high data fault tolerance and can sustain multiple simultaneous drive failures

4. It protects against multiple bad block failures while non-degraded

5. It protects against a single bad block failure while operating in a degraded mode

6. It provides perfect solution for mission critical applications.


RF Drive Test, 3S Networks, USA OCTOBER 2010

• Project: AT&T, California Network

Vendor: Ericsson

Network: WCDMA (1900MGHz)

• Project : METRO PCS (4G-LTE), California Network

Vendor: Ericsson

. .Project: METRO PCS (4G-LTE), South Florida Network

Vendor: Ericsson

RF Engineer, AKD info systems, Hyderabad, India Jan 2008

• Calculation of the strength of the signal, quality of the signal, handover frequencies, nearest list of frequencies, channel interference of the signal, optimization and time dispersion of the signal using TEMS investigation tool.

• Analysis of multipath fading, noise, interference, RF path loss, antenna diversity, propagation analysis.

• RF coverage and service performance measurements for WCDMA network optimization.

• Initial optimization testing of installed networks, Antenna and Transmission Line Considerations System field-testing and parameter optimization, Functional testing and optimization for implemented sites, Test plan development, System drive test and data analysis, System parameter settings and interference control.

R.F Engineer, RAMBOLL soft Pvt. ltd, Hyderabad, India June-2007

• Designed the layout for the planned expansion to launch new cell sites.

• Designed frequency Re-use patterns and calculated interference computations.

• Performed Predictive Analysis on traffic for the proposed patterns.

• Designed cell coverage plots using different software and map based packages.


• RF Drive test, Optimization & Analysis.

• Analysis of OMC statistics for maintaining Network KPI’s.

• Maintaining Handover & Other parameters for meeting KPI’s.

• Neighbor Analysis and Planning.

• Post processing of Drive Logs & Extracting Network info.

• Post process Drive logs- Verify, Analyze & Generate Report

• Carry out Drive test using TEMS INVESTIGATION.

• Responsible for the design, development and execution of test cases specific to UMTS handsets.

• Identified product specific problems and helped in the analysis, reproduction, and testing of solutions.

• Software testing experience of applications and functionalities of mobile handsets.

• Experience with testing user interfaces on GSM & UMTS mobile devices.

• WCDMA Node B Radio Optimization & UMTS parameters consistency check.

• Collecting and analyzing field drive test data and post processing.

• Made recommendations to improve KPI, coverage and dropped call rate.


• Undergraduate Research Assistant, AYAAN College of Engineering & Technology - 2008

• Computer Laboratory Maintenance, Electrical & Electronics Department,

AYAAN College of Engineering & Technology – 2008


Optimization of Networks, Core Networks, Integrated Circuit Design, Database Administration, Control of Signals & Systems, VLSI Circuit Design, Power Systems, Radio Frequency Communications.


• Participated in organizing a “National Level Student’s Technical Symposium”.

• Participated in organizing a two day workshop on “Telecommunication Systems”.

• Participated in “Recent Trends in IT prospects for Global India Brand” Techno Carnival-2006,

AYAAN College of Engineering & Technology


• Excellent communication skills from interacting with people at different levels in any organization.

• Strong team player and team lead with the ability to perform independently with little supervision.

• Motivated, very hard working and a fast learner.

• Ability to work under pressure and meet objectives with tight deadlines.

REFERENCES: Will be provided on request.

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