SOUMINI DHARWADKAR 1211 Vierling Ct, ShakopeeMN 55379 408-722-1436

To seek an opportunity to utilize my analytical, problem solving, technical, leadership and communication skills and prove to be resourceful and innovative to the goals of the company.

• M.S Computer Science (GPA-3.52/4) December -2011
University at Buffalo, SUNY
• B.S Telecommunications 2010
Visvesvaraya Technological University

Technical Skills
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows
Programming Languages: C, C++, Embedded C, VHDL, Verilog,
Software: Matlab, Xilinx, NetBeans, Simulink

Work Experience
Firmware Engineer March 2012 till date
Firmware developer for Seagate EnterpriseTMhard disk drives. Responsible for HDD algorithms for developing and maintaining Drive Reliability and Health Monitor Systems. Gained experience with SAS and SCSI architecture. Involved in cross-site feature development

Personal Project
Working on a project to be able to take pictures of the earth from a camera when attched to a hot air balloon. We’re planning to use google maps to find the exact location of the camera and relay information to the base using walkie-talkies.
Currently using bluetooth for testing.

Academic Projects

Design and implementation of File system and disk storage System in C, Spring 2011
• Using gcc Compiler on Ubuntu Platform
• Implementation based on client-server protocol using on Socket Programming.

Design of a Smart Sensor System for Solar Panels, Fall 2011
• Using Mica2 Sensors and TinyOS
• Eclipse IDE used with NESC

Design and deploying of a service-based distributed system using Google API and Yahoo weather, Spring 2011
• This is a Service based application which makes use of a relational database system, remote procedure call and a Web Service to give the user the current Weather Conditions of a particular location.

32-bit single-cycle MIPS processor using Verilog and Xilinx, Spring 2011
• Synthesizing using Basys2 SPARTAN 3E FPGA Board
• PS2 Interfacing with the Keyboard achieved

Edge Detection and linking using Wavelet Representation and Fusion, Fall 2011
• Decomposition, Recomposition and Fusion achieved to output a fused image.
• Matlab R2008a was used.

Mapreduce programming model and Hadoop distributed system, Spring 2011
• Map and Reduce of Data demonstrated using Apache Hadoop.

Design of a Music System using ARM7 processor and optic fibers, Undergrad Final Semester
• Design using Embedded C and concepts of Linear Integrated Circuits

Stepper and DC motor control interface to 8051 using Embedded C, Spring 2009
• Open Loop Control of Stepper Motor achieved to control Speed and Direction
• Achieved DC Motor Control with L293D Motor Driver

Elevator interface to 8051 using Embedded C, Spring 2009
• Elevator Control over 4 Floors Achieved
• Input was Hex Keypad, Output on LCD Panel

Arithmetic and Logic Operations using Verilog and Xilinx, Spring 2011
• Synthesizing using Basys2 SPARTAN 3E FPGA Board

Design of an Augmentative Communications Device for the Speech- Impaired, Fall 2010
• Design of a convenient and easy to use interface for the speech and motor disabled.

Seminar on Graphene and its uses in Touch Screen Technology

Relevant Coursework
Operating Systems, Algorithms, Real Time Operating Systems, Data Structures, Software Engineering Concepts, Distributed Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks and Mobile Computing

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