957 NASA Parkway Project Engineer
EdwardSaintt @ aol.com
Summary of Qualifications
Engaged in Advanced Electronics for over twenty years and worked on such Projects as: Electronic Warfare Counter Measure Systems, Heat Seeking Missile Systems, Terrain Following Radar, Servo-Controlled Guidance Systems, Infrared Techniques, Microwave Amplifier ,Waveguides and Cavity Resonators. Worked alongside engineers from MIT, Cal Tech and Stanford. Assumed Responsibility as program manger supervising less experience Engineers managing the project and interfacing with Customers suppliers and vendors participated in contract review meeting.
DESIGN ENGINEER -- Analog , Digital ,RF, Microwave, Millimeter Wave, ASIC, VME, Microprocessor Controlled Systems, Power Supplies, Signal Processors, Antennas, EMI, EMC, EMP Analysis, Avionics, Software, Electronic Warfare, Servomechanisms, CAE, CAD, 1750A, 1553B-BUS Fax/Modems, Wireless Communications Telephony Interfaces, Electromagnetic Field Theory Nuclear Effects and Radiation Harding.
SYSTEMS ENGINEER -- Design, Test & Integration Of Sophisticated Electronic Communications, Radar, Missiles, Avionics And Computer Controlled Weapon Systems
ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING INSTRUCTOR -- Robotic Control Systems, Automation & Industrial Process Control Systems, Analog & Digital Communications
ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST -- Design, Proto-Type Development And Trouble-Shooting Of Sophisticated Electronic And Computer Hardware Circuits
SOFTWARE ENGINEER -- Assembler, C, C++, Pascal, Fortran, Windows, Os/2, Visual Basic,
MS Dos, Unix-Pc, ADA, MS-Access, Paradox, DBase-IV, Token Ring, Tcp/Ip, Ethernet, X.400, X.500, Ipx Comms Protocols, SQL, FDD, Netware, Lantastic, Internet, Netbios, Wans, BanyanVines
RESEARCH ENGINEER-- Electro -Optics of Lasers, Infared and white Light and
Electronic Warfare Counter Measures, Robotic controls Systems
SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEER-- Satellite Communications Systems Test and test equipment design
TEST ENGINEER-- Missile systems, Computer systems, telecommunications, fiber optics, embedded processors systems
COMPUTER ARCHITECT-- Avionics Control Display unit ( CDU ) of a flight control management system using Embedded Processors, High Speed digital logic and DSP
RADIO ENGINEER-- Remote controlled, embedded processor controlled, microwave-band Digital Transceiver Radio. Audio Sound Systems for CD, DAT and CASSETTE PLAYERS , designed product reliability Test Matrix to address performance issues; Radio Receiver Design
Card Logistics- Florida 1/2009-Present
RF-Design Hardware/Software Engineer
Circuit Design RF, Analog and Software coding For RFID Embedded Cards.
ORBITAL SCIENCE - Dulles Virginia 7/2008 - 12/2008
Technical Writer/System Engineer
The NASA/ Orbital COTS Program-ROCKET SCIENCE
The Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program consist of an International Space Station (ISS) visiting vehicle, a privately- developed medium class launch vehicle and all necessary mission planning and operations and services. The COTS System is defined by a collection of five elements:
A. The CVV Element:
1. PCM module-Pressurized Cargo Module
2. SM module-Serve Module
3. UCM module-Unpressurized Module
B. The Mission Operation- Element
C. The Launch Vehicle-Element
D. Ground Site Operations-Element
E. Cargo Operations-Element
The COT program will allow the CVV to deliver 2.3 metric Tons of net pressurized or 2.0 metric Tons net of unpressurized cargo to ISS and dispose of at least the same amount of mass in a controlled reentry.
The CVV is designed to provide the cargo with electrical power and heat dissipation for the duration of the mission
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 11/2007 to 6/2008
International Space Station (ISS)
RF Satellite Communication Systems Engineer
Preformed Communications and Tracking Systems Tests to analysis performance of present Hardware Design.Provide primary support to International Space Station (ISS) Communications and Tracking System Manager providing oversight of Prime Contractor provided hardware.Â Interact in a highly dynamic team environment to review and recommend test and verification requirements for communications and tracking hardware and associate software.Â Requires a knowledge of Radio Frequency, and experience with Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRS) communications and high and medium data rate storage and retrieval systems. Â Provided assessments of new and existing communication and tracking hardware and interactions between the ISS and the TDRS and ground based communication systems. Â Provided assessments of new and existing communication and tracking hardware and interactions between the ISS and the TDRS and ground based communication systems.Â
Supported the ODAR Ku-band Antenna study:
1. On the smaller Ku/Ka-band antenna.
2. Evaluated RFI System responses.
3. Perform Ku- versus Ka-band-through-TDRSS trade study.
4. Supported discussions with CEV on Ka-band system for synergy with ISS.
5. Meet with other NASA centers on potential HW develops that be could leverage off of for ISS.
6. Work on S/N001 SGANT refurbish option with vendor.
7. Supported new FSE definition for various antenna options.
8. Supported ODAR meetings to help evaluate architectures.
9. Supported compilation of study results and document recommendations.
10. Determine the best communication Encoding Techniques .
GOODERICH AEROSPACE (Vergennes Vermont) 9/2006 to 06/2007
Analog Design Engineer
Performed failure mode and root cause analysis on the Elevator and Rudder Brushless motor control Switching PWM drive circuits used on the 787 Boeing Dream Liner and the A380 Airbus.
EMIDASI (West Palm Beach, Florida) 5/2003 to 3/2006
Development /Configuration Manager
Responsible for Smart Card Research and Development of, a Secure Identity, Biometric
Id Wireless RFID and Microprocessor based Smart Card solution. Managed document changes, in Hardware, Software , Parts lists Functional Test and design configurations.
TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE 21ST CENTURY 2/2001 to 5/2003
Completed Doctorate in Digital Signal Processing,
Completing second Doctorate in Computer Science, taking additional Software Engineering Courses, the aim is to prepare for the Engineering and Scientific challenges of the 21st Century. Working on obtaining patents for Three Inventions That I have completed. Also working as a Free Lance Hardware/Software Design Engineer for Several Client companies. Client's list: E- Medical ID Systems, Systems R&D, DOD,
MOTOROLA WIRELESS NETWORK PRODUCTS (Schaumburg, IL) 8/2000 to 1/2001
Antenna Transmission Line Analysis's for GPS and Cellular Telephone Base Station. Design using CommScope and Andrew's competing products line for Motorola Cell Site installations. Also involved in Fiber Optics Cable study with Knowledge of (CMDA,WCDMA,TDMA, Multimode Fiber Optics).
LEAR/GM AUTOMOTIVE (Troy, MI) 4/2000 to 7/2000
Designed an Hall Effect/ Magnetic Seat Position Sensor Array locator for a passenger air bag deployment system for use in all GM cars and trucks. I was summoned for this task when GM Advance Research Engineering and Delphi Automotive could not solve this Engineering Problem. Assignment also included RF/Keyless Entery, PLL, Superhet, Super Regen Receivers, UHF Circuit Design Techniques.
DELPHI/FUBA AUTOMOTVIE (Rochester Hills, MI) 9/1999 to 12/1999
RF Design Engineer
Designing Hidden Smart Antenna Systems, RF Filters, RF Amplifiers, EMI/EMC
Impedance Matching Networks at AM/FM, TV, UHF, Satellite Receivers, 500KHZ to 5 Giga Hertz.
PIONEER TECHNOLOCY (Detroit, MI) 1/1999 to 4/1999
Test and prevent all Embedded computer systems from the YK2 Bug Failure.
MOTOROLA SPACE SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY GROUP (Phoenix, AZ) 9/1997 to 8/1998
Satellite Communication Test Engineer - Task Leader
Satellite Communications Systems Test and test equipment design for P94/P97
SpaceCraft for the Department of Defense Program. RF, Microwave (18-24Ghz), Fiber Optics, EMI,EMC
Study, Analog, Digital, Power Supplies, MicroSoft Access, Telelogic Doors, Digital Synthesizers,
LabView, Digital Signal Processing, Analog Processing , Radiation Harding, EBI Clearance in Process.
ROCKWELL COLLINS (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 6/1996 to 11/1996
Through-Put Analysis of a avionics control display unit ( CDU ) of a flight control management system. High speed digital logic, DSP, with a high speed digital data bus and VHDL ASIC design; Also, using PAL's, PLD's, FPGAS, NVS RAMS, and FLASH RAM LOGIC DEVICES. The design development environment was View Logic, Able and Scenario Digital Logic Design Software Schematic Capture (EDA) Tools C++, HP-Unix, ADA. Also, Explained the use of Black box Testing techniques and how to use CASE Tools to trouble-shoot and test software problems. Flight software has to be measured for execution time as well as for syntax and logic.
SYSTEMS R&D (Port Orange, FL) 1/1995 to 5/1995
Analog / Digital circuit design, PAL's, PLD's, FPGA Gate Arrays, Able, Vhdl, RF-300Mhz circuit design techniques, DSP, Analog and RF filter design .EMI and EMC Study
BMY (York, PA) 10/1993 to 12/1994
Electro-Optics Research & Development Engineer - (Electronic Warfare)-
Design and trade study of a Coherent-Nano-meter FM laser and fiber-optic range finder and imaging system verses a (88Ghz) millimeter wave Radar approach for the Breecher Mine Plowing Vehicle; interfacing with a robotic blade depth and angle control systems, active suspension system with further application of the use of DSP and Fuzzy logic technology (artificial-intelligence) & OOP, C++ and assembly language coding
GENERAL DYNAMICS LAND SYSTEMS, (Warren, MI) 4/1992 to 3/1993
Liaison engineering support H/W, S/W (vetronics), electro-optics of tracked vehicles, armored guns and tanks, software -- ADA, C, C++, Unix -HP and assembly language coding. Nuclear Effects Study
DIAMANGO PRODUCTS (Brighton, MI) 10/1990 to 3/1992
RF - PROJECT DESIGN ENGINEER
UHF 400 MHZ-900 Mhz- Band - Design and Development of Alarm and Keyless Entry RF- Remote Control lighting circuits, Analog, RF and Digital circuit design, Regen, SuperRegen, Superhet, Phase-lock - loop, and Saw Filters. FCC, EMI/EMC Compliance Study.
GE ASTROSPACE, (Princeton, NJ) 8/1989 to 9/1990
AGE - SYSTEM & CIRCUIT DESIGN ENGINEER
Space Craft & Orbital, Satellite Command, Control and Communications Systems. Radation Harding and Nuclear Effects studies , Pyro- Devices, Analog, digital design, Spread Spectrum Communications Techniques.
(FDMA, CDMA, SS-TDMA & TDMA)
RAYTHEON MISSILE SYSTEMS, (Bristol, TN) 2/1989 to 5/1989
ATE-SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEER
Computer Missile Guidance Control System, Bit- Slice Embedded
Microprocessor, Digital Signal Processor. Millimeter Wave (100GHZ) Band Radar Techniques. RF Pulse, Power Amplifiers, Linear Amps, Micro-Strip, Strip-line Design Techniques., Nuclear Effects study, Tempest testing
DOVE COMPUTER CORPORATION (Charlotte, NC) 1/1986 to 11/1987
ASIC / PLDS, GATE ARRAY design implementation
DETROIT ENGINEERING INSTITUTE, DETROIT, MICH 1986
ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING INSTRUCTOR
Robotic control systems, automatic process control & instrumentation and microprocessor embedded controller Analog and digital circuit design discreet and integrated circuits
GENERAL DYNAMICS LAND SYSTEMS, (Warren, MI) 3/1985 to 11/1985
SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEER
1553B systems integration of M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank Weapons System, Radio Communications, Electronic Warfare, Night / Day - Infrared Navigation System, Laser Guided Fire control system, Design of Main -1750A ( 68000 ) Battle Control Computer and other Vetronics systems. EMI/EMC, Tempest Testing., Mil STD-461, Nuclear Effects Study.
BOEING AEROSPACE, (Seattle, WA) 3/1984 to 1/1985
SYSTEM DESIGN ENGINEER
AWACS Electronic Warfare Radar & C-3 System, H/W-S/W DSP - embedded processor using spread - spectrum radio and Frequency -Hopping technology' Plus 1553B, 1750A, switch-mode power supply design, antenna design and system integration, nuclear effects studies, EMI and EMC, Tempest Testing studies. Also, did software coding and documentation for computer system plus Nuclear Effects Study.
CALIFORNIA MICROWAVE, (Fairfax, VA) 1983 to 12/1983
RADIO DESIGN ENGINEER
Hardware / software, RF circuit design and system engineering of a Remote controlled, embedded processor controlled, microwave- band digital Transceiver Radio. 6800, 6809E, 8085, Z-80 & assembly language coding. RF Amplifiers, Power Amplifiers, EMI/EMC
AVCO EVERETTE RESEARCH LAB, (Boston, MA) 5/1983 to 8/1983
DIGITAL DESIGN ENGINEER
MX- Missile System -- digital circuit design of nuclear re-entry warhead armament test set using advanced Cmos technology
GTE ELECTRONICS, (Huntsville, AL) 1/1983 to 6/1983
ATE TEST ENGINEER
Telecommunications fiber optics data networks, telephony interfaces, fax/modems, digital multiplexing, X25, SDH, Embedded 6502 6800 and 68000 Microprocessor System. Assembly Language coding.
AVCO ELECTRONIC, (Huntsville, AL) 8/1982 to 12/1982
For the building computer systems that used Intels 8086 in dual redundant parallel embedded processors and Dec/Vaxs computer system for the acceptance test for the King Khalif Airport, assembly language coding.
R.E.T.S ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING SCHOOL 1978-1982
Electronic Engineering Instructor
Taught the following subjects: RF Design & Engineering, Digital Electronics, Micro- processors and Robotics.
AUTOMOTIVE CONTRACT ASSIGNMENTS 1975-1978
FORD ENGINE LABORATORY - provided technical support for engine performance and durability engine testing and subsystem evaluation such as : valve train, engine cooling, engine-power train and chassis components such as: fan belts, belt tensioners, pulley bearing, water pumps, oil pumps, wire harness etc; as well as fixture design, fabrication and engine build-up.
FORD TRIPLE LABS - Design and prototype Digital Display circuits for electronic Dash-Board
FORD TRACTOR DIVISION - Wiring of new Electronic Instrumentation of Dynamometer Engine Laboratory.
ENERGY DEVELOPMENT LABS - Design, build test equipment to monitor and measure battery cell parameters for Experimental automotive batteries for electronic car research.
GM TECHNICAL CENTER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS - Design Electronic Circuits, build engineering prototypes, special wire harnesses, perform field experiments under direction of Senior Research Engineers and Scientists. Worked a guided wire-RF control and communication concept vehicle.
NORTH AMERICAN ROCKWELL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS - Electronic Instrumentation of truck axles suspension systems, wheel braking systems, air pressure, and hydraulic systems. Perform tests and data acquisition in the development of electronic automatic braking Control system for tractor-trailer trucks.
FORD MOTOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABORATORY - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab, building and testing experimental prototypes for advance electrical systems. The electronic ignition system engine control.
GULF & WESTERN AUTOMOTIVE OPERATIONS - Electronic Designer responsible for building , troubleshooting and design modification of automotive switches, relays, wire harness and other electromagnetic devices and electronic control modules.
Education & Security Clearance
Pacific Western University-1984
BSEE (Bachelor Science Electronic Engineering)
Wayne State University (1976-1980)
College of Engineering
Siena Heights University (Attended 1975-1976)
College of Applied Science
Capitol Radio Engineering Institute (CREI)-1970
Electronic Engineering Technology & Advance Electronics
R.E.T.S Electronic Engineering School -1967
Communications Engineering -- 3 Year Associate Eng. Degree
Control Data Institute -1972
Computer Technology & Programming -- Tech. Diploma
Southeastern Signal School -- U.S. Army -1970
Digital Radio And Telecommunications. Technology
Pulse Code Modulation Multiplexing Techniques
Satellite Communications Techniques
Security Clearance: EBI (inactive)
The Study Of Digital Signal Processing Techniques As Applied To Digital Filter Design.
The Application Of Synchros As Error Detectors In Servomechanism Systems
The Application Of The Thin-Film Technique To Microelectronics
Active Filter Design
Data Acquisition By Method Of Analog To Digital Signal Conversion Techniques
Electronic Test Equipment
RF/AF Signal Generators
RF Sweep Generators
Time Domain Reflectometry
Field Strength meter
Simulation Tools and Mathematical software
MathLab Toolboxes-Simulink, Bode Step
LabView 5 and 8
ORCAD- PSpice 10
Automotive Electronic Technology
Aneroid Map Sensor
Strain Gauge Map Sensor
CapacitorÂ Capsule Map Sensor
Air Flow Rate Sensors
Throttle Angle Sensors
Engine Speed Sensors
Ignition Timing Sensors
Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensors
Engine Crankshaft Angular Position Sensors:
Automotive Engine Controls:
Throttle Body Fuel Injection
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Actuator
EGR Valve Control
Vehicle Motion Control:
Cruise Control Electronics
Engine Governor Electronics
BrakeÂ Skid Control
TireÂ Slip Controller
Digital Engine Control:
Micro Computer Engine Control Systems
A/D, D/A Electronics
Control Algorithm Development
Vehicle InstrumentationÂElectroÂOptical Display Devices:
Vacuum Fluorescent Displays
Liquid Crystal Displays
Light Emitting Diode Displays
Vehicle Occupant Protection Systems:
Air Bag Control Systems
Seat Belt Control Systems
Automotive Sound Systems:
Analog Tape Cassette Systems
Digital Tape Cassette Systems
Compact Disc Player Systems