Menelik Yimam


Electrical, Firmware Engineer 2016 grad

St Cloud, MN

Menelik Baye Yimam 507-316-1033 |
St. Cloud State University | St. Cloud, Minnesota GPA/4.00 (Engineering, Cumulative): 3.69, 3.64
Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Electronics Engineering May 2016

Embedded Systems Engineering Intern 05/2015 –Present
Zycom LLC. St. Cloud, Minnesota
• Design excitation, Analog Front End, control and power supply circuitry for a mixed-signal medical
• Write firmware to control wave generation, communication and GPIOs on ARM and PIC microcontrollers
• Test and redesign printed circuit boards (PCBs)
Digital Electronics Teaching Assistant/Grader 01/2015 –05/2015
Electrical and Computer Engineering, SCSU St. Cloud, Minnesota
• Helped students apply electrical and electronic theory to analyze, design and breadboard circuits
• Demonstrated proper of use of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes and power supplies
HuskyTech L2 Expert Consultant 08/2013 –12/2015
Technology Support Services, SCSU St. Cloud, Minnesota
• Fixed software, hardware and network issues on student computers, e-Classrooms and lab computers
• Trained L1 consultants on SOP, phone etiquette, general printer and computer troubleshooting

Electrical Impedance Tomography Device for Soft Tissue Characterization
Iteratively design and implement hardware (split-rail switch mode power supplies, analog multiplexer
switch network, AC current source and several active band-pass filters around an ARM processor with
on-chip DAC) on PCBs for a system which generates 2D impedance maps of soft tissue on a Windows
Form Application graphical user interface (GUI)
Wireless Digital Oscilloscope and Function Generator
Designed a digital oscilloscope with two analog channels and two digital channels (for pulse width
measurement and pulse width generation) using a PIC microcontroller, keypad, LCD, Bluetooth module
and Windows Form Application GUI
Interrupt Driven Direct Memory Access (DMA) Controller
Designed an interrupt based DMA controller on Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC using FPGA programmable logic
and ARM Cortex-A9 processors on the Zynq Evaluation and Development Board (ZedBoard)
Transformer Coupled Switch Mode Power Supply
Designed an off-mains AC to DC switch mode power supply with 7.5W maximum output power at 5V

Vice President 01/2013 –Present
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers St. Cloud, Minnesota
Work with board members to organize professional growth and networking opportunities for
engineering students at SCSU
Technology Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC, ARM Processors (Cortex-A9, Cortex-A7, Cortex-M3), PIC18F4455
Languages C, C++, C#, VHDL, Verilog, Assembly for ARM, MATLAB, R
Tools Altium Designer, Microsoft Visual Studio, CCS C Compiler, Vivado Design Suite, Xilinx
SDK, MATLAB/Simulink, IAR EWARM, Keil µVision, Altera Quartus, PCB123

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