Highly talented and dedicated Antenna and Hardware Design Engineer who has over 5 years’ experience combined in research, product development and design. Passionate to further specialise in areas of digital system design and communication systems. Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to deal confidently with fast-changing priorities of product management.
Feb 17-Present Den Automation, London.
Position: Antenna and Hardware Design Engineer
• For Wi-Fi and Zigbee and NFC, solely responsible to design and develop the below technologies:
o Antenna design and selection of optimum antenna for specific products;
o Antenna matching;
o RF front end PCB layout;
o PCB trace and PIFA antenna characterisation; and
o 13.56 MHz NFC communication system design.
• For Hardware Design and Development:
o Low power digital electronics and high power SMPS system designs;
o Multi-layer PCB design (considering EMC and Safety constraints) by using Altium/SolidWorks PCB;
o Considering the Design for Manufacturability (DFM) constraints; and
o Testing and fault-finding on the desired functionality of the system.
• Collaborating with the Software and the Mechanical Teams while carrying out the above tasks in order meet their needs and have a flawless and fully functioning system architecture.
Apr 16-Feb 17 Den Automation, London.
Position: RF and Antenna Design Engineer (Contractor)
• Working on Near Field Communication (NFC) and antenna systems for Internet of Things (IoT) applications to be used in smart light switches and plug sockets.
• Solely responsible to design and improve most efficient communication systems.
Sep 10-Dec 15 Ph.D. Electronic Engineering, University of Kent.
Advisor: Prof John C. Batchelor
Thesis title: Epidermal and Body-worn Antennas.
• Focused on use of RFID communication system on flexible body-worn antenna structures, compact Ultra High Frequency (UHF) sensor tags designed for epidermal attachment (tongue proximity sensor and skin stretch sensor to control a powered wheelchair) which are used in assisted living applications.
Sep 05-Jun 09 B.Eng (Hons), Electronic and Communications Engineering, University of Kent, Higher 2:1.
▪ Contribution to EU-funded SYSIASS (SYStème Intelligent et Autonome d’aide aux Soins de Santé / Autonomous and Intelligent Healthcare System) project. Providing wireless sensors to control a wheelchair autonomously and with the aid of additional RFID sensor tags for assisted living.
• Conducted internal and external meetings and gave oral presentations summarising current and future stages of the project.
• Collaborated with French and British universities and hospitals to test the reliability of the system in the hospital environment along with the performance assessment of the sensors on wheelchair control.
▪ Attended industry-recognized workshops
• “Antenna Project Management”, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2011.
The workshop covered:
o How to manage a project
o Problem solving methods in a project.
o Importance of company (manager) – client relationship in project management.
o How to work in a project group
• “How to control your stress?” University of Kent, UK, 2012.
▪ Participated in industrial and academic conferences.
o APCAP 2012 – Oral Presentation (Academic)
o LAPC 2013-204 – Poster Presentation (Academic)
o EUCAP 2013 – Oral Presentation (Academic)
o IDTechEx 2013 – Poster Presentation (Industrial)
▪ Communication Systems
▪ Electronic and RF Circuit Design
▪ Real Time Systems
▪ Signals and Systems
▪ Digital System Design
▪ Microchip Systems
▪ Digital Communication Systems
▪ Analog and Digital Design
012-2014 Part-time Teaching Assistant
Engineering Mathematics, University of Kent.
2010-2015 Practical Lab Demonstrations, University of Kent.
▪ Analog Electronics
▪ Digital Electronics
▪ Basic Electronic Principles