Yorkville, IL

Position Desired

Computer Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


To attain an Electrical/Computer Engineering position that will enable me to apply my academic experience, build upon my practical engineering knowledge, and contribute to the success of the company.

University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.S. Computer Engineering - May 2012
• Cumulative GPA – 2.67/4.0; GPA to Degree – 2.90/4.0
• Deans Honor List – Fall 2008
Relevant Courses Completed
Algorithms, Computer Graphics, Networking, VLSI, Digital Circuits & Components, Digital System Design & Synthesis, Digital Engineering Lab (Senior Lab), Digital System Fundamentals, Microprocessor Systems, Signals & Systems, Operating Systems, Transmission Lines

Verilog, ModelSim, Cadence, Xillix FPGA, MIPS Assembly, ARM Assembly, Java, C, C#, C++, Python, Quartus II, HTML, JavaScript, Linux, MatLab, Simulink, VBA, SolidWorks, UniGraphics, ProE, MIG welding, PWAVE, Clearcase

• Interactive Computer Graphics Projects using C++ and OpenGL (Spring 2012)
o 3-D roller coaster - Features (movement, shape creation, curves)
o 3-D town - Features (partial physics, textures, and complex movement)
• Designed a functional duo core processor on a Xillinx FPGA (Fall 2011)
• Designed and validated
o Parallel prefix adder at the transistor level in Cadence (Fall 2011)
o 16 bit five stage MIPS processor in Quartus (Fall 2010)
o 2 Dimensional Router Mesh in Verilog (Fall 2010)
• Designed and manufactured a transport trailer for hauling irrigation piping (Fall 2008)

Caterpillar Inc. – Medium Wheel Loaders Performance and Controls - Engineering Intern (June 2011 – June 2013)
• Developed process to utilize machine utilization data to help predict sales
• Developed components of a spreadsheet tool to predict R&D budget requirements based on degree of technology change
• Created Matlab and PWAVE programs to analyze data on Caterpillar test and production machines
o Analyzed efficiency of different differential configurations
o Determined effectiveness of linkage snubbing a...

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