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Brent Carey

Junior Embedded Systems Engineer

Summary

Currently working on my fourth year of studies, I purse a degree in Embedded Systems Engineering. As a motivated student with real work experience in my field, I strive for excellence and am able to apply my knowledge effectively. I am currently looking for bachelor thesis work or junior level engineering positions.

Work

Sep 2016June 2017

TE3 Balance 

Embedded Software Developer

-Programmed NXP and Atmel microcontrollers
-Software Development in C and C++
-Use of FreeRTOS embedded operating system
-Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication
-Accelerometer and gyroscope sensors

Skills

Primary Programming Languages

C++, C

Microcontrollers

NXP, ATMEL, Arduino, Raspberry Pi

Operating Systems

FreeRTOS, Linux (Ubuntu, Raspbian), OS X, Windows 7-10

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Passive Infrared Sensor (PIR), GPS, Temperature,

Education

Sep 2014Present

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology

Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (FI)

Major in Smart Systems (Embedded Systems), Credits 214/240 , Expected Graduation: Spring 2018.

Sep 2011May 2014

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Incomplete)

University of Alaska, Fairbanks (AK, USA)

Studied advanced topics in math, physics, and chemistry as well as practiced engineering processes and problem solving.

20072011

High School Diploma

East Anchorage High School (AK, USA)

Graduation with honor: Cum Laude (GPA 3.75), High School Honor Roll (2011-2014), Cross Country Skier of the Year (2011).

Organized community events, fundraising and participated in countless volunteer projects.

Projects

Jan 2016Mar 2016

Ventilation System Implementation and Design

Create an interface and control device for a ventilation system in a laboratory setting. LPCXpresso device, programmed with C++, utilizes a temperature sensor and frequency converter to determine suitable ventilation fan speed in accordance with desired laboratory temperature.

Oct 2015Dec 2015

Hallway Traffic Counter

Design and implemented a scaleable traffic sensing device applied to school hallway setting. Device is comprised of a PIR motion sensor connected to a Raspbery Pi mini computer. While traffic data is gathered, it is stored into a MySQL database where it can be then accessed by user via website.

Mar 2015May 2015

Autonomous / Remote Control Car

Built a miniature electric car with two navigation modes: remote control, and autonomous. The control system used was a Raspberry Pi mini computer executing a Python program.