2001 Johns Hopkins University Rockville, MD
1987 Loyola College Baltimore, MD
- Continuing Education student in Telecommunications
1984 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
- M.E.S., GPA: 3.5, Major: Digital Systems
B.S.E.E., GPA: 3.7
9/2000 – Present Spirent Communications Rockville, MDDesign and development of hardware for embedded processor-based products. Specialization in digital logic design including programmable logic and VHDL .
Senior Design Engineer
8/95– 9/2000 Orbital Sciences Corporation Germantown, MD
Designed several FPGAs (Actel 14100) for the Orbview and RadarSAT satellites’ Command and Data Handling (C&DH) Systems. Used OrCAD, Exemplar and MicorSim tools for FPGA designs. Implemented synchronous digital designs with VHDL
10/91–8/95 Research Support Instruments Hunt Valley, MD
Managed $2M development project for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Project included five different space flight instruments that used the same microcontroller card and interfaced to various environmental sensors. Project followed from design through satellite launch
10/90–10/91 Space Physics Group, University of MD College Park, MD
Designed, tested and developed electronic subassemblies and test software for charged particle monitoring instrument. Software for RCA processor written in assembly language and test software written in C.
6/84–10/90 Westinghouse I&CSD, Hunt Valley, MD
Designed and developed of microprocessor-based instrumentation for the Nuclear Navy. Designs included Intel 80C51 and 80C86 microprocessors as well as math coprocessors, UARTs, RAM, EEPROM and other support devices.
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