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Research Assistant Resume

Halifax, NS


  • Extensive knowledge on Analog, Mix - signal and Digital CMOS design, simulation, layout and testing
  • Experienced from concept validation all the way through to chip fabrication
  • Proficient at EDA tools, programming and hardware description languages (HDLs)
  • Practical knowledge of high-speed Delta Sigma Modulator and Differentiator design
  • Excellent debug and trouble shooting skills and rich experience at project planning and management
  • Strong writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Good teamwork skills and quick learning ability
  • Published paper in high quality conference; 2nd prize in Student Papers Award


Analog Design: Cadence AMS (analog mixed signal, RF analysis and design), Cadence Orcad

Digital Design: Modelsim, MAX+plusII

System Design: Matlab/Simulink

Layout Design: Cadence Virtuoso Layout Editor, EAGLE

Operating System: Win 2000/XP/Vista, Sun Solaris Unix, Red Hat Linux

Microsoft Office: Visio, Power Point, Word, Excel

Language: Verilog HDL, VHDL, C/C++, Assemble

Testing Instruments: VNA, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, RF Picoprobe packages, etc.


Confidential, Halifax, NS

Research Assistant


  • Studied and proved the feasibility of the system conceptually
  • Set up the system architecture and proved it with architecture simulation tools
  • Designed concrete circuits for the system and implement the whole with EDA tools
  • A 2GHz Current-Mode Delta Sigma Modulator based on active Inductor was developed to obtain good performance and meanwhile reduced cost, chip area and power consumption
  • Summarized contribution, wrote and published an academic conference paper
  • Designed, optimized and simulated the chip layout and sent it out for foundry
  • Making testing plan, developing and setting up testing environment for die measurement
  • Collecting, clearing up and developing important data and documents for further research

Confidential, Halifax, NS

Research Assistant


  • Set up the system architecture and proved it with architecture simulation tools
  • Proposed the novel current-mode differentiator and implemented it with EDA tools
  • A novel current-mode differentiator implemented with transistor only was successfully developed for low noise application
  • Collected, cleared up and developed important data and documents

Confidential, Halifax, NS

Teaching Assistant


  • Preparing materials and demonstrating experiments in laboratories
  • Presenting lecture and offering supports to students in tutorials
  • Marking assignments and lab reports
  • Arranging seating plan and Invigilating examinations

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