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Renard DellaFave

radellaf@gmail.com (919) 656-4764 7113 Summerland Dr. Raleigh, NC 27612

Electronics Engineer

with

10 years total industry experience

6 years equivalent experience in analog / digital circuit design 3 years in embedded systems, 2 years in cad and board layout SKILLS * * * * * * * * * * * Design CPUs, microcontrollers, IO and peripheral subsystems, medical devices, test instruments, consumer electronics, battery charge and control systems, and switching power supplies Knowledge of embedded C for microcontrollers, and Microsoft C# for Windows applications Expertise with test equipment including DVMs, oscilloscopes, spectrum and logic analyzers. Possess strong analytical skills and a solid understanding of electronic components and systems Experience with circuit simulators, PCB layout, and schematic capture software including: LT SPICE, PCB Artist, MultiSim, Altium Designer, and Ultiboard Medical device standards UL 61010 and IEC 60601 Battery system development to UL 2054 and IEC 62133 standards Follow latest design processes and best practices including EMC, DFM, DFT Ability to generate algorithms and firmware for use in control systems in C and Assembly Knowledge of AC/DC and DC/DC linear and switching power supply topologies Good organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively

EDUCATION BSEE from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC with a 3.995 GPA Focus: Analog Electronics, RF Design, and Signal Processing WORK EXPERIENCE

United Therapeutics - Product Engineer - Research Triangle Park, NC - 5/2011-8/2012


* * * * * * Evaluate medical devices, developing, verifying, and validating new test methods & equipment Bring battery pack electronics to UL 2054 compliance: PTCs, thermal cutouts, active protection Reprogram and calibrate medical device embedded electronics and piezo nebulizer components Document device design for DMR, DHR, including verification and validation protocols Develop new test fixture design: PCB, cable harness, specifications, and test protocols Save money and speed development with creative solutions to CAPA reports

Appealing Products - Electronics Design Engineer - Raleigh, NC - 1/2009-7/2009


* * * * Design and develop microcontroller based industrial instruments with optical and chemical sensors Create mixed signal circuit designs and PCB layouts including USB and switching power supplies Program embedded system MCU in C including Cypress PSoC Analog & Digital subsystems Manage project BoM and part procurement including mechanical components

Plexus Technology Group - Product Engineer - Raleigh, NC - 5/2007-8/2008


* * * * * * * * * Identify $750,000 annual cost savings with design improvements and new components Direct and document rapid prototype development, assembly, and precision soldering Combine efforts of procurement and development teams to ensure highest quality prototypes Debug and Validate products with advanced lab test equipment: DVM, oscilloscope, and data acquisition with LabView Provide sustaining engineering, manufacturing test support, alternate component recommendations, and obsolescence analysis Assess safety and risk requirements via Failure Mode Effects Analysis ( FMEA ) Participate in project design reviews to ensure quality, well documented, project deliverables Redesign of industrial controls front panel with improved LCD, LED drivers, digital logic Integrate high voltage, liquid thermoelectric cooling, and single board computer subsystems

Refill NC - Technical Consultant - Raleigh, NC - 5/2004-5/2007


* * * Train Staff and Technicians Refine and improve manufacturing process for accuracy, performance, speed, cost, and efficiency Research digital printer technology, electrostatic imaging, and ink chemistry

4pi Analysis - Senior Electrical Engineer - Durham, NC - 6/1997-3/2003


* * * * * * * * * * * Design precision analog circuitry for computer based microscopy Debug mixed signal design with high precision ADC and DSP processing Design, prototype, and produce custom lab instruments and test equipment Manage production and testing from components to finished systems Study digital signal processing methods and theory Integrate and align 4pi components with electron microscopes Repair 4pi and third party equipment at the component level Solve technical operation and installation issues, working directly with customers Coordinate with outsourced component assemblers Operate Philips XL30 Electron Microscope for imaging and x-ray spectrography Master Adobe Photoshop for web design and scientific digital image processing

Ericsson - Electrical Engineer (Co-Op) - RTP, NC - 1995-1996


* Design and prototyping of trunked UHF land mobile portable radio system

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Evaluate RF power amplifier behavior during demanding conditions Design and evaluate subcircuits with prototype and production radios Design power control and battery charger circuits

AFFILIATIONS Amateur Radio License: KC4AQC, Extra


(highest)

class

REFERENCES
Doug Biette Daniel Stark Corey Frye Cal Pasca Stefan Jeglinski Steve Holder United Therapeutics Appealing Products Plexus Plexus 4pi Analysis Refill NC Department VP Supervisor Analog Functional Manager Project Manager Chief Scientist Owner dbiette@unither.com corey.frye@plexus.com cal.pasca@plexus.com jeglin@4pi.com steve@z-wave.net 919-425-5301 919-831-2239 919-807-8010 919-807-8007 919-489-1757 919-787-2969

LOCATIONS Prefer to work in Raleigh, Durham, RTP, Cary, Morrisville area of NC.