Amit Pal Electrical Engineer

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Amit Pal | 310-985-1371 |

Moorpark, CA 93021 (Willing to Relocate)

MATLAB, Arduino, EagleCAD, Fusion 360 (CAD), CAM, C++, LabView, PSpice, GIT, Prototyping, Troubleshooting, 3D Printing


Test Engineer/Component Technician                                                                                                 Apr 2019

Data Exchange Corporation (DEX)                                                                                                         Camarillo, CA

·         Diagnosed and repaired Wind Sensors, Molded Case Circuit Breakers and optimized sensor calibration procedures for test beds

·         Completed $2500 worth of production in the first two weeks at the job

Electrical Engineer (Independent Contractor)                                                                                      Jan 2019 – Mar 2019

Rain Systems                                                                                                                                       Los Angeles, CA

·         Documented wiring diagram for existing Precision Injection Machine (proprietary) prototype into a comprehensive schematic

·         Diagnosed and resolved wiring issues and making design improvements for reduced ripple and reverse voltage protection

Volunteer, Prototyping Center (Makerspace)                                                                                        Sep 2018 – Mar 2019

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)                                                                                                 Los Angeles, CA

·         Developed an Arduino-based, motion activated and temperature-controlled ventilation system for a MakeIt 3D printer enclosure

·         Replicated damaged aluminum lens-mount replacement for Epilog Laser Cutter using 3d CAD tool and Othermill CNC Mill

·         Trained to use commercial 3D printers, Laser Cutters, Water Jet, Haas CNC Mill and Roland Large Format Printer

·         Assisted with general upkeep of Electronics Lab and improved workflow by recommending changes for increased user engagement


Capstone/Senior-Design Project                                                                                                          Aug 2017 – May 2018

California State University Los Angeles                                                                                                   Los Angeles, CA

·         Implemented dual motor, Arduino-controlled actuator system as part of an electro-mechanical adult walker (8-month timeline)

·         Put together working scaled prototype using 100% recycled parts to demonstrate design feasibility

·         Minimized project cost (~20%) by repurposing used power drill motors, gearboxes and batteries

·         Contributed towards project management tasks such as creating Work Breakdown Structures, Deliverables, Risk Assessment, Gantt Charts and Final Project Report

Student Researcher                                                                                                                              Jan 2017 – May 2018

California State University Los Angeles                                                                                                  Los Angeles, CA

·         Developed wearable, wireless, battery powered Arduino based accelerometry module for cardiovascular health monitoring

·         Utilized Arduino (C++) knowledge to interface microcontroller with sensors using Serial (UART) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

·         Designed, milled and soldered PCB as well as optimizing device size by 50% including 3D-printed enclosure

·         Characterized device performance against commercial accelerometry system (Delsys Trigno) with proprietary hardware/software


California State University Los Angeles                                                                                              Graduated: May 2018

College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology                                                                    Los Angeles, CA

·         Master of Electrical Engineering, GPA: 3.29/4.00

·         Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

·         Relevant Coursework: Microcontroller Programming, Digital Signal Processing, Sensors and Data Acquisition, Digital Integrated Circuits, Digital Communication Systems, Electronics, Digital Logic, Wireless Communication, Mobile Ad-Hoc Communication


·         Outstanding Oral Presentation in Engineering, RSCA Symposium 2018, Cal State LA

·         Winner, BIOHACKLA Hackathon 2016, Cal State LA


“Wheelchair Exercise Monitor Development Platform”

Published and presented at the 7th international SensorNETs Conference in Madeira, Portugal (2018)


May 2018 MS Electrical Engineer at California State University Los Angeles
May 2018 BS Electrical Engineer at California State University Los Angeles