Douglas Westby

Douglas Westby

Work History

Work History
Sep 2006 - Jul 2012

Network Administrator – Part Time

Embassy of Belize, Republic of Cuba
  • In charge of the troubleshooting, maintenance, administration and upgrading of the servers and workstations, wired and wireless networks and IP phones

Sep 2000 - Jul 2002

Computer Instructor/Administrator – Part Time

Fort George Education Center
  • Imparted computer literacy classes for adults and children. In charge of the administration and maintenance of the computer laboratory


Sep 2000 - Jul 2002

Associate’s Degree

St. John’s College Junior College
  • Final Project: "Design of a Relational Database and corresponding Frontend for the management of a Traditional Postal System"

  • Course Description and Transcripts available upon request


 Highly motivated, hard worker, fast learner...

Additional Activities

2007 - 2010 Vice President (2007) and President (2008) of the Belize Association of Students in Cuba (BASIC), Cuba

  • Liaison with the Cuban authorities, the Ministry of Education in Belize and the Embassy of Belize in Cuba to facilitate the resolution of issues affecting students

  • Organized and facilitated student related activities

  • Functioned as a representative in student related activities

2007 - 2008 Teacher's Assistant in English | CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Assisted in the day-to-day preparation of class work

  • Imparted English practical classes

2001 - 2002 House Captain | Weber's House, St. John's College Junior College, Belize City, Belize

1998 - 2000 Class President | 3rd and 4th Form, Toledo Community College, Punta Gorda Town, Belize

Research | Projects

2012 Scientific/Technical Article | Journal of Electrical, Automation and Telecommunications Engineering, CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Improved on thesis work, including the change of antenna geometry to improve figures of merit, publication pending September, 2012

2012 Mobile Communications Project | Wireless Communications Laboratory, CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Studied 4th generation cellular networks and related emerging technologies, special emphasis on LTE

2012 Networking Project | CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Designed of an enterprise network using the top-down approach to network design using MetroEthernet at the core network with sufficient redundancy to help mitigate link failure

2012 Satellite Communications Project | CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Calculations and measurements involved in the establishment of a satellite link between Nova Scotia, Canada and La Habana, Cuba using IS-705 at 310°E

2011 Radio Propagation Project | CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Logistics involved in establishing a microwave earth-to-earth link, special emphasis on the clearance of first Fresnel zone for effective energy transfer

2011 Radio Electronics Project | CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Electromagnetic simulation of a superheterodyne transmitter at the 2.4 GHz ISM Band

2009 Research on Simplified Technical English | Department of Languages, CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Studied the viability of creating a simplified technical English norm and the possibility of creating a corresponding electronic dictionary

2006 Electronics Project | CUJAE, La Habana, Cuba

  • Designed and built a variable-output DC voltage source using 110 AC Voltage input

Skills | Abilities

Operating Systems:

Windows Operating Systems: Advance knowledge of all latter versions

Linux Operating Systems: Intermediate knowledge of the Linux CLI, have done some scripting, familiar with most flavors of Linux; have installed and configured Web, FTP, PPP, DHCP and DNS servers


High Level: Knowledge of SQL, HTML, C, C++, C# and Java, have taken courses in other programming languages

Low Level: Interfacing and programming for the x86 architecture using assembly language in Microsoft ASM, DOS and Debug

Simulation Software:

Digital/Analog Electronics Circuits: Proteus, PSPICE, ALTERA Quartus.

Electromagnetic Field/Microwave Electronics: PCAAD, CST Microwave Studio, HFSS

Mathematics: Derive, Mathematica, MATLAB

Networks: OMNET, Packet Tracer, Netkit, WireShark


Microsoft Office Suite, OpenOffice Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Gimp

Hardware Repair:

PC and laptop building, maintenance, upgrade and repair - have also done repairs on other electronic devices


Experience in the creation, troubleshooting and expansion of small LANs and WLANs targeted at noncommercial use


I take delight in meeting new people, socializing, traveling and learning about new cultures.

I enjoy sports and exercise - especially football, volleyball and table tennis; I also study and play chess on my leisure time.

I also like reading and take time out to read technical and scientific articles, journals, magazines and books, especially those related to my area of studies.


English - native language

Spanish - speak fluently and read/write with high proficiency


Jul 2002 - Aug 2002

A+ Certification Course, Operating System and Hardware

CompTIA, Belize Institute for Information Technology



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