Centaur Technology (2015 – present)
CPU Performance Engineer (Intern)
HW Design: X86 logic design, CPU performance analysis, Pintool, CPU research.
ARM (Summer 2014)
Verification Engineer (Intern)
ARMv7 and v8: regression automation, debugging test platform and test generation.
General Dynamics C4 Systems (2008 – 2013)
Electrical Engineer II (full-time position)
Lead PCB design engineer
HW Design: full system design, PCB schematic / place & route, FPGAs, power design, simulation.
Freescale Semiconductor (Summer 2007)
Electrical Engineer (Intern)
HW Design: SRAM controller updates, received "Best Undergraduate Presentation" award.
Honeywell Aerospace (Summer 2006)
SW Design: web application to dynamically create flow charts / process maps.
The University of Texas at Austin (2013 – present)
|Degree:||Ph.D. (pursuing), Computer Architecture|
|Coursework:||Microarchitecture, Code generation, Performance Evaluation, Multicore computing, Parallel Computer Architecture.|
|Research:||Simulating exascale computing systems for reliability / resiliency.|
FPGA Accelerated Simulation Technologies (FAST): Loosely coupled, high-performance, cycle-accurate, hybrid HW/SW full-system simulator.
Harvard University (2009 – 2013)
|Degree:||S.M., Electrical / Computer Engineering|
|Coursework:||Advanced computer architecture, VLSI.|
|Research:||Computer Architecture: Superscalar Processors on FPGAs: Evaluating approaches, performance and use cases of existing FPGA implementations of superscalar processors.|
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2010 – 2012)
|(Courses taken as part of my Harvard S.M. program)|
|Coursework:||Complex digital systems (Bluespec), Power electronics, Feedback systems.|
Northern Arizona University (2004 – 2008)
|Degree:||B.S., Electrical / Computer Engineering (Summa cum laude)|
|GPA:||3.96 / 4.0|
|Coursework:||VLSI, Advanced VHDL digital design, Embedded control systems.|
|Research:||FPGA-based pseudo-random number generators (PRNG) and low-density parity check (LDPC) error-correcting codes (ECC).|
Detect and approximate object boundaries within images using B-spline curves.
|Awards:||Research grants: NASA/Arizona Space Grant, Hooper Undergraduate Research Award.|
NAU research symposiums: 1st place (elec. eng.), 3rd place (general eng.)
Scholarships: Science Dpt., John & Valerie Seeger, John Reske Mem., Wayland Edu. Fdn.
IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Circuits and Systems
Two years of full-time, traveling, volunteer service and teaching.
Boy Scouts of America (1994 – present)
Eagle Scout rank, continue to serve in various capacities.