Visa Status: F-1 ARPIT PATEL OPT Start Date: 1 Feb, 2016
firstname.lastname@example.org | (469)260-5303 Dallas TX www.linkedin.com/pub/arpit-patel/51/b71/baa
Electrical Engineer seeking Full time opportunities in RF/Wireless Communication
• Design & Simulation Tools: AWR Microwave Office, ADS, AXIEM, HFSS, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Cadence
• Lab Equipment: VNA, Signal Generator, Spectrum Analyzer, Power Meter, Oscilloscope, USRP
• Knowledge: RF Fundamentals, Smith Chart, RF Link Budget Analysis, Amplifier Design, LNA, Mixer, Antenna Design,
Matching Networks, Modulation Techniques, OFDM, IEEE 802.11, Wi-Fi, Cellular Theory, GSM/WCDMA/EDGE/LTE
• Programming Languages: C, C++
• Networking Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP
• Coursework: RF Lab, RF Circuits, RF Systems, RF Amplifier Design, Wireless Communications Lab, VLSI Design,
Digital Communication, Digital Signal Processing
Master of Science, Electrical Engineering GPA: 3.2/4
The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX Dec 2015
Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics Engineering CGPA: 8.15/10
Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya Engineering College, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India May 2013
Engineering Intern, Doosan HF Controls, Carrollton, TX June 2015 – Oct 2105
• Performed Stability Testing, Performance Testing on various devices such as Opto-couplers, Circuit Breakers,
Monitors, PCs and Fuses which are used in Nuclear Power Plants.
• Compiling, Debugging & testing of various modules of FPGA in Microsoft Visual Studio.
Associate RF Engineer, MobileComm Professionals Inc., Richardson, TX June 2014-Aug 2014 & Jan 2015-May 2015
• Worked in Wireless Network Design & RF Optimization activities.
• Verified and analyzed the collected RF Drive Test data such as PCI, RSSI, SNR, Data rates, Neighboring cell
information, Call blocks/drops, Audio failures, Intra/Inter Frequency or IRAT Handovers, etc. using post processing
tools such as TEMS, JDSU and QXDM.
Microwave Design & Measurement Lab Fall 2014
• Tools Used: AWR Microwave Office, AXIEM EM Simulation
• Designed and simulated Microwave components such as Microstrip Resonators, Wilkinson Power Divider, Branch Line
& Edge Coupled Directional Couplers, Butterworth and Chebyshev Low pass/High Pass filters, Linear Amplifiers and
• Milled the designs on boards & performed measurements using VNA and learned the practical difficulties involved in
the implementation of theoretical designs.
Wireless Communications Lab Fall 2014
• Designed Wireless Communication Link using USRP, LabVIEW, & MATLAB.
• Implemented Frame synchronization, Frequency/Phase Offset Correction, Channel Estimation and Correction to
detect the data frame, remove the header, extract the data symbols, finding the Bit Error Rate & observing
constellation on Spectrum Analyzer.
2-Stage Low Noise Amplifier Design (RF Amplifier Design) Fall 2015
• Designed an amplifier with <2 dB overall Noise Figure and 20 dB total Gain. It included Input, Output and Interstage matching network designs, Stability Analysis, Performance Analysis and Bias Network Design to meet all the requirements. Tool Used: AWR MWO Decoding of IEEE802.11g Wi-Fi Signal (Wireless Communications Lab) Fall 2014 • Designed IEEE 802.11g Wireless Receiver system to capture and extract the data from Wi-Fi ERP-OFDM frame. Performed Channel Estimation & correction, CFO, Phase offset correction to detect the frame correctly & observed the constellation of 64 QAM modulated data. Simulation, Design & Measurement of Microwave Amplifier (RF Lab) Fall 2014 • Designed a Microwave Shunt Resistor Feedback Amplifier in Microwave Office using GaAs MESFET Transistor on FR-4 board, Chip resistors/capacitor and Microstrip lines (for input/output matching circuits). Tuned the lengths of Microstrip lines, resistance values to get high constant Gain, low return loss & unconditional stability in 1-2GHz range. Physical Layer Simulation of IEEE 802.11a OFDM System (Wireless Communications) Spring 2014 • Designed IEEE 802.11a (WLAN) OFDM Transceiver system to match its performance (Bit Error rate) with the theoretical results for BPSK, QPSK and 16-QAM Modulation techniques. Improved the Spectral Efficiency (vs SNR) of the system by utilizing 2x2 MIMO Transmission scheme & Adaptive Modulation scheme.