research assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

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Seeking to build long-term career in the field of Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) that will enable me to utilize my knowledge, skills, and experience to contribute significantly to the development, and the growth of your organization and at the same time to enrich my knowledge, and to gain experience while working with your talented RFIC design team.

Relevant Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Experienced with 5 tapeout with 130nm, and 180nm CMOS technologies and 4 post-tapeout measurements
  • 3+ years of research experience in CMOS RFIC design both at transistor and block level
  • Proficient in performing layout, DRC, LVS, parasitic extraction
  • Good understanding of mixed-signal design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of transistor level & block level RFIC design 
  • Proficient in EDA Tools: Cadence, Keysight ADS, Momentum
  • Proficient in the measurement of RF parameters such as Psat, EIRP, P1dB, IP3, EVM, NF, Phase Noise.
  • Extensive hands-on-experience in test and measurement equipment: Probe Station, Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Signal Generator, Power Meter
  • Strong knowledge in device, RF & microwave fundamentals, DSP/signal processing fundamentals and cellular communication system  
  • Familiar with LTE-advanced wireless standard
  • Strong knowledge in radio transceiver architectures
  • Proficient in programming languages: Matlab
  • Proficient in computer applications: MS Office-PowerPoint / Excel / Word, Latex
  • Familiar with operating system: Windows, Unix/Linux
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and to provide effective solution
  • Ability to work independently, and also with cross function teams and ability to complete job by the deadline
  •  Leading the project on Tunable Power Amplifier for LTE-advanced bands for cellphone applications
  • Led the project on Limited Deployment of Cooperative Airspace Project (LDCAP) and achieved to integrate the entire ADS-B transmitter of UAS into a single chip and thus achieved to reduce its size and cost significantly
  • Achieved high power and high efficiency for CMOS VCO
  • Reduced the OFF current significantly in Schottky barrier carbon nanotube field effect transistor (SB-CNTFET)
Research Experience
Research Assistant, 07/2013 - Current
Charles River Frederick, MD,
  • Designed tunable CMOS power amplifier (PA) including driver stages and RF switch for LTE-advanced uplink bands for cellular application (Funded by ND Department of Commerce)
  • Designed ADS-B transmitter chip for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS): VCO, Buffer, Hybrid, Mixer, Balun, Power Amplifier (LDCAP Project funded by CNSE)
  • Mentored in designing phase shifter: Hybrid, Balun, Gilbert Cell, VGA, and Buffer
  • Investigated coupling and modeling of microstrip and microfiber transmission line using ADS and Momentum
  • Designed low noise amplifier
  • Designed sense amplifier for SRAM 
Additional Experience
Research Assistant
07/2011 - 11/2011
Advanced Technology Research Center, Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK
  • Designed cell layout of standard cell library for high and low threshold condition (Cadence Virtuoso)
  • Simulated statistical analysis of standard cell library (Monte Carlo Simulation)
Research Assistant
06/2009 - 05/2010
Jadavpur University Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Involved in modeling of Multi-Gate MOSFET and Carbon Nanotube FET
Assistant Manager
01/2004 - 05/2006
West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited , West Bengal, India
  • Improved overall performances by providing cost-effective solution for equipment failure
  • Achieved significant improvement in plant efficiency by overhauling the steam turbine, generator and their accessories
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational and strategic capacity by standardizing the job for subordinates according to their performances and abilities
Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, Expected in May 2017
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND
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Field of Research: Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC)
Thesis: High-Power High-Efficiency Multi-Functional CMOS Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) for Wireless Communication of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).
Relevant Courses: Integrated Circuits, Communication Circuits, Electromagnetic Theory and Applications
GPA: 3.864/4.0
M.E.: Electronics and Telecommunication, Expected in July 2009
Jadavpur University - Kolkata, West Bengal
Status -
Specialization: Electron Device
Thesis: Dual Metal Coaxial-Gate Schottky Barrier Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor (DM-CG-SBCNTFET)
Relevant Courses: VLSI Design, Electronic Design Automation, Microelectronic Technology, Microwave & Millimeter Wave Devices and Applications
GPA: 8.9/10.0
B.E.: Electronics and Telecommunication, Expected in July 2003
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology - Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal
Status -
​Thesis: Electronics and Telecommunication Study of Cellular Mobile Telephone System and Generation of Pseudo Noise (PN) Sequence
Relevant Courses: Electromagnetic Theory, Microwave and Radar Eng, Microelectronics, Analog and Digital System
Percentage: 70.20
  • Won 3rd prize in 2014 IMAPS NDSU Microelectronics Summit
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India - Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  • P. Roy and D. Dawn, "Fully Integrated CMOS Power Amplifier Using Resistive Current Combining Technique", Electronics Letters (under review).
  • P. Roy and D. Dawn, "A High Power Fully Integrated Single-chip CMOS Transmitter for Wireless Communication of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)." Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (Accepted on 29th Sept 2016).
  • P. Roy and D. Dawn, "A single-chip CMOS transmitter for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT), Grand Forks, ND, May 2016, pp. 0336-0340.
  • P. Roy and D. Dawn, "High-power and high-efficiency complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor voltage-controlled oscillator for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system," in IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 9, no. 14, pp. 1632-1637, Nov 2015.
  • P. Roy and D. Dawn, "A high-power and high-efficiency CMOS VCO." Microwave and Optical Technology Letters 57, no. 10, pp. 2437-2441, Oct 2015.
  • D. Mitra, P. Roy and D. Dawn, "A variable high gain and high dynamic range CMOS phase shifter for phased array beamforming applications," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT), Grand Forks, ND, May 2016, pp. 0221-0226.
January 2017 / Negotiable

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  • Jadavpur University
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology

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