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Karan S. Wadhawan



A highly efficient, hardworking and talented Mechatronics Engineer with a comprehensive understanding of design processes and also manufacturing and construction methods. Expertise in all the design stages of a product, including research and development, manufacturing right through the installation and final commissioning. Possess a good team spirit, deadline oriented and having the ability to produce detailed technical specifications from a client requirements. Keen to find a challenging and suitable engineering position with a ambitious company that offers opportunities for career development and advancement.

Area Of Expertise

Engineering Skills 
  • Solid Works
  • Inventor
  • RobotC
  • AutoCAD
  • Sketch Up
  • Python
  • C++
  • Logger Pro

 Work History

May 2015Dec 2015

Assistant Engineer

PMC-Sierra (IMUTs Laboratory -SFU)

Thermal Response for Micro-Resonators Assistant Engineer at Role: Designer/Tester

Designing and Modelling 

  • Project was based on characterizing and modeling of thermal resonators, to make these resonators temperature insensitive
  • Build Engineering models using ANSYS, Design Modeler and Solid Works in order to devise resonator designs to measure harmonic and mode response for our MEMS device
  • Mechanically tested our resonators using 4-arm probe set-up on the equipment-Janis Chamber
  • Worked on Network Analyzer attached to the probes of the camber to measure the s-parameters; changed temperature to obtain desired results
  • Designed a PCB – BAW Resonator device in order to obtain better performance plots
Jul 2013Dec 2015

Research Assistant

Faculty of Education - Simon Fraser University
  • Managed all Research Materials and Logs 
  • Hand-transcribed audio files to analyze issues related to minority students at SFU
  • Researched articles related to student-teacher relationship on Canadian as well as Australian database
  • Sorted articles into excel files in their respective research columns 


Jan 2013Aug 2017

Mechatronics Systems Engineering

Simon Fraser University