Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

Owner & Writer

Ask A Geek

Thousands of monthly visitors. Answers technology related questions from online visitors. Writes instructional guides. 

Sep 2009 - Present

Programmer

Quad Rotor VTOL AMAV Project

-1st place winner of Concordia’s ECE CAPSTONE projects. -Silver winners of the MTT Alive! Video competition.

-IEEE Standards Education Committee (SEC) is publishing our project’s paper. -Received IEEE grant for project. -Created wireless protocols for wireless mesh network. -Demonstrated the ability to write firmware wirelessly. -Developed the multiprocessor bus using I2C. -Used the SPI bus for sensor communication. -Developed the 3D Graphical User Interface using OpenGL. -Created remote controls for iPhone, Wii Nunchuk, and blackbox. -Experience with Atmel Atmega microcontrollers. -Programs in C, C++, Java, OpenGL, PHP, and MySQL.

Jun 2010 - Present

Associate Software Designer

Tyco Safety Products

Processing patent for invention related to time synchronization.

Invention is Underwriter Laboratory (UL) certified.

Designing embedded software for the fire detection industry.

Aug 2005 - Apr 2008

Teller

ICE Currency Exchange
My primary responsibility was to explain and exchange foreign currency for international travelers going through the Montreal Trudeau Airport. My secondary responsibility were to sell merchandise, inform travelers of airport services, and provide some technical IT assistance.
Aug 2001 - Dec 2001

Technician

Centennial College
My role was to set up new PCs for the school's computer labs. I also refurbished and repaired older machines to work with the new network. I also helped setup over the network disk cloning to accelerate updates and repairs.

Education

Education
Apr 2001

Loyola High School

Participated with the school's robotics club and competed in the U.S.F.I.R.S.T. Robotics competition at Disneyland. Was leader for the 3D animation aspect of the project.

Skills

Skills

VHDL

Handling Cash

Deft at hand counting large amount of cash. Comfortable with foreign denominations. Able to catch counterfeit bills. Knowledge of anti money laundering laws.

Robotics

Linux

MySQL

Microsoft Office Suite

HTML

OPENGL

PHP

Java

C++