Matthew Kruse


Electrical Engineer

Inver Grove Heights, MN


7063 Dawn Ave
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Objective: Get an entry level job/internship in Electrical Engineering that will utilize my programming skills.
Education:Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering May 2015
College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
Overall GPA: 3.757/4.0
Computer: Verilog, C, C++, Visual Studio, MatLab, JavaScript, Arduino Microcontroller, Java, Assembly language, ORCAD PSpice, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Operation/Field: Soldering, Circuit Analysis/Design/Debug, Mill, Lathe, Band Saw, Drill Press
• EE4951W Senior Design Project – Used bundle adjustment in MatLab to optimize the location of 3D features measured by the Project Tango Tablet
• CSCI 4611 Programming Interactive Computer Graphics and Games – Learning 2D and 3D graphics programming using Processing, JavaScript, and WebGL
• EE4301 Digital Design With Programmable Logic – Learned how to program an FPGA using Verilog and learned how to design and test digital circuits
• EE4363 Computer Architecture and Machine Organization – Learned the basic 5 stage MIPS architecture and how to design CPUs with pipeline capabilities
Summer Projects:
• Develop a 2D game engine using C++, OpenGL, Qt and Lua scripting
• Develop a 3D game engine using Java and JOGL
Related Activities:
Video Game Development Club: March 2013 – May 2015
• Vice president of the club. Helped plan meetings and activities
• Designed video games using various computer programming languages JavaScript, html, C++, C# (Unity3D), and Java
• Global Game Jam: Made a virtual reality game for the Oculus Rift in Unity3D in a 48 hour game jam with a group of 5 people and submitted it online
Innovative Engineers student group:
Hydrostatic Wind Turbine Research Project: January 2012 – May 2014
• Electrical design leader on a wind turbine with a hydrostatic transmission
• Designed electrical circuits while gaining experience in buck converters, Arduino microcontroller operations, user interface, hall sensors, code and circuit debugging, LCD display usage, stepper motor control, and soldering
• Various mechanical engineering related tasks such as using Pro Engineering for 3D modeling and manufacturing of the parts using mills and lathes
Related Experiences:
Packet Power Internship: September 2013 – September 2014
• Helped design and use a low voltage high current testing station for CTs used for measuring current over 60 Amps
• Helped design and test a charging circuit for releasing short bursts of power
• Soldered on small surface mount components
• Used Excel to manage and compare data from hundreds of CTs

Experience BACK TO TOP

Job Title Company Experience
Electrical Engineering Intern Packet Power – Present

Additional Info BACK TO TOP

Current Career Level: Entry Level

Date of Availability: Within 2 weeks

Work Status: US – I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.

Active Security Clearance: None

US Military Service:

Citizenship: None

Target Job: Target Job Title: Software Engineer

Target Company: Company Size:


• Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-MN-St. Paul

Relocate: No

  • Updated 1 year ago

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