Santhosh Kappala


Power Supply Design and Applications Engineer

San Jose, CA

Santhosh Kappala
Power Supply Design and Applications Engineer – POWER INTEGRATIONS

San Jose, CA – (619) 947-3742

To secure a challenging position that utilizes my Engineering knowledge and Technical skills in the field of
Analog/ Power Supply Design.
• Hands on Experience and Expertise in Designing and Trouble Shooting the Power Supply and Bench Test.
• Skilled in Bringing the Power Supply Board at Bench Level Design.
• Selection of Components.


Power Supply Design and Applications Engineer
POWER INTEGRATIONS – San Jose, CA – April 2013 to Present
• Designed an InnoSwitch based 10W AC-DC (Universal Input Range) Power Supply.
• Designed a15 W (Change of Output Voltage to increase the Power Capability) AC-DC Rapid Charger Solution
using CHY100 based Qualcomm QC 2.0 Charge Interface.
• Designed an 8W AC-DC (Universal Input Range) Stand by Power Supply Unit for TV Application and achieved
less than 4mW(Zero Power) No load Power Consumption at 230 VAC Input.
• Designed a 5W/6W AC-DC(Universal Input Range) Stand by Power Supply and Achieved less than 5mW
No Load Power Consumption at 230 VAC Input.
• Designed a 10W AC-DC Power Supply Charger for Mobile Applications.
Inno Switch: Off-Line Flyback CV/CC Switcher IC with Integrated MOSFET, Synchronous-Rectification and
Feedback – Industry’s First AC-DC Switcher where primary and Secondary Controllers integrated in a Single
• Worked as an Dedicated Applications Engineer for this product. Evaluated the Product and worked with
IC Designers to provide the optimal performance and designed the power supplies where met the Energy
specifications. Involved in defining the product.

Power Supply Electronics Circuit Design Engineer in REMEC Broadband Wireless
REMEC BROAD BAND WIRELESS LLC – June 2011 to April 2013
Power Supply Design for Indoor and Outdoor Radio Units:
(1) Designed 200 KHz 100 W DC-DC Converter (fly back topology with synchronous rectification ) which
Operates Indoor Radio Frequency Unit:
(i) Wide Input Voltage Range and Multiple Output Voltages.
(ii) Current Mode Control.
(iii) Three Converter Stages.
(2) Involved in Design of 50 W DC-DC Converter (fly back topology) which Operates Outdoor Radio Unit.

Analog Hardware Engineer and Technician
Adventure Equipment LLC – December 2009 to May 2011
Power Supply Design for Gyro-Stabilized Equipment:
• Involved in Designing a Power Supply Circuit for 3-Axis Gyro-Stabilized Equipment Which Uses DC Servo-
Amplifier to Drive the DC Motor .The DC Servo Amplifier gets the DC Power Supply Using DC-DC Converters.
For Each Axis it requires Two DC Motors and Two DC Servo Amplifiers.
• Involved in Design of Power Supply and Distribution for the Gyroscopes and Gyro Verticals using DC-DC
• Design a Power Supply Circuits for the Electronic Boxes to operate the Gyro-Stabilized Equipment.
• Design of 5V, 2A Buck Converter Application for Power Supply Using LT 3430 (High Voltage 3A 200 KHz
Step Down Voltage Regulator).


Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
San Diego State University
May 2010

Bachelors in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru technological University – Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
May 2007


Languages: C, Java
Operating Systems: Windows (All versions) Linux.
MATLAB, Simulink Modeling, Xilinx,
ELDO, Leonardo spectrum, Modelsim.

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