Key Skills

Data Analysis/Machine Learning: Python (SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, NumPy, SymPy, Uncertainties, Scikit-learn, ReportLab, Weave, Re(gEx)), C/C++, Matlab , LaTeX

Computer Vision/Digital Signal Processing: Python (OpenCV, PIL, SciPy, NumPy, Matplotlib, Weave), C/C++

Network Programming: Python (socket, serial, struct, threading, pycrypto), C (sys/socket), bash/csh (traceroute, netstat, ifconfig, tcpdump, telnet), wireshark

Embedded Software/FPGA: Arduino Nano, Uno, Mega (Atmel ATmega 168, 328, 560 sub-families); Teensy 3.2, 3.5, 3.6 (Freescale K20, K64, K66 sub-families), Xilinx Spartan 6

Control Systems/Automation: P and PI, linear (stepper motor), non-linear (high speed optical system), multi-input (multiple motor encoders and current sensors)

Systems Programming/GUI Development: Labwindows, LabVIEW, Python (PyQt4/5, Tkinter, py2exe, cx_freeze)

Communication: UDP and TCP/IP, DHCP, HTTP(S), SSH, SSL, TLS, (S)FTP, Bluetooth/BLE, WiFi, RS232/422/485, UART, I2C, SPI, GPIO, line coding (manchester, XbYb), FEC (Hamming, Reed-Solomon), CRC/BIP4/BIP8, cryptography (SHA, HMAC, RSA, AES)

Software Source Control: Git/GitHub, Sourcetree (bitbucket), Stash (admin for multi-contributer projects)

Operating Systems: Windows XP/7/8/10, Mac OSX, Linux (Ubuntu, Solaris), Raspian

Web Design/Programming: HTML5/CSS3 (bootstrap), PHP, Javascript, Python (web2py)

Lab and Test Equipment: Oscilloscope, RF network and spectrum analyzer, power meter, multimeter, signal generator, optical spectrum analyzer, photoreceiver, amplifiers, soldering station, crimper

Machine Shop Equipment: Mill with or without CNC, calipers, laser etcher, lathe, sander, dremel, bandsaw

Rapid Prototyping: 3D Printing (SLS, SLA, FDM/FFF), modifications (milling, grinding, sanding)

Electronic Design/Simulation/Layout/Development: Spice, EagleCAD, PCB123, OrCAD, PADs, KiCAD

Optical Systems: Optiwave OptiSystem, Python (SciPy, Numpy, Matplotlib), optical breadboard prototyping, optical system troubleshooting, fiber optic and free space beam characterization, laser safety


Systems Engineer, Private Sector Space and Defense Contractor (September 1 2014 - Present)

Student Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (July 1 2014 - August 31 2014)

Research Assistant, University of California, Santa Cruz (Fall 2012 - Summer 2014)

Materials Science Researcher, University of California, Santa Barbara (Summer 2013)

Learning Assistant and Tutor, UCSC Leraning Support Services (Fall 2011 - Spring 2014)


BS, Physics with Highest Honors, University of California, Santa Cruz. June 2014.

Associates Degree, Network Programming, De Anza Community College. Expected Spring 2018.

Certificate of Achievement, Professional Enterprise Security, De Anza Community College. Expected Fall 2018.

Certificate of Achievement, Network Administration, De Anza Community College. Expected Spring 2019.