Zachary T.

Reinhardt 5452 Glenridge Drive #604 Atlanta, GA 30342 (c) 678-910-2911

Southern Polytechnic State University Bachelors of Science, Cum Laude
  Major in Electrical Engineering Technology (GPA 3.68) Minor in Mathematics (GPA 3.9) o Ranked 17 out of 192 (Top 9%)  Ranked Second in Major o University Honors Scholar

Marietta, GA December 2009

Work Experience
GE Energy – Transmission and Distribution Meters Firmware Engineer
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Atlanta, GA April 2010 – Present

Design and Develop Firmware and on Embedded Systems in Smart Meters Troubleshooting Issues and Enhancing Existing Applications Designed Using C/C++ Develop Conceptual and Detailed Designs in Accordance with Established Engineering Processes, Submit Design Code for Reviews and Consequentially Update Designs

Georgia Tech Research Institute – Signature Technologies Laboratory Atlanta, GA Research Assistant January 2008 – April 2010
 Electromagnetic Propagation • Calibrated Radar Cross Section (RCS) System and Conducted Response Measurements • Calibrated Network Analyzers and Characterized Antenna Response from S to Ku Band  Characterized Phased Array, Curved Surface, and Horn Antenna Response • Performed Digital Signal Processing on RCS and Antenna Measurements in MATLAB • Performed Research in Antenna Response Modification Embedded Computing • Designed Algorithm to Communicate Between Host Controller and Sensors Via SPI Bus and Between Host Controller and Computer VIA RS232 for TI MSP430 Using ANSI C • Modified Algorithm for Data Entry Control and Response for Embedded Web Server in ANSI C for PIC18*** Series Controller Mathematical Computing • Researched Object Recognition and Image Processing Methods Relative to Object Tracking Including Scale Invariant Features, Sobel Filters, and Background Subtraction • Developed MATLAB Algorithm Using Unique “Memory Matrix” to Recognize, Track, and Present Targets of Interest Throughout Noisy Video Sequence Mechanical Modeling • Designed Antenna Mounting Systems and Calibration Targets in Solidworks • Machined and Tested Mounting Hardware and Calibration Targets for Functionality

Southern Polytechnic State University – Electrical Engineering Department Marietta, GA Teaching Assistant January 2009 – December 2009
 ECET 1011 – Fundamentals Laboratory • Taught MathCAD Programming and Development • Demonstrated Circuit Analysis • Demonstrated Circuit Simulation EE 2200 – Digital Circuits • Graded Homework, Labs, Tests, and Quizzes • Proctored Tests, Quizzes, and Labs ECET 3220 – Digital III • Graded Homework, Labs and Tests

Zachary T. Reinhardt 5452 Glenridge Drive #604 Atlanta, GA 30342 (c) 678-910-2911

Scholarships & Awards 
 SPSU Foundation Scholarship • Awarded for Community Service and Academic Performance 2006, 2008, 2009

IEEE Scholarship 2008, 2009 • Awarded for Excellence in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Presented in Research, Academic Performance, and the IEEE Robotics Design Competition Who’s Who In American Colleges and Universities • Nominated by Honors Program Director for Overall Academic Performance and Community Service Dean’s List


2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Cumulative Semester Grade Point Average Greater than 3.5

Activities and Organizations 
President – Tau Alpha Pi Honor Society • Top 5% of Engineering and Engineering Technology Students Admitted • Directed Fundraising Efforts, Recruiting, and Finances • Coordinated Extra-Curricular Activities 2007 – 2009

President – IEEE Hardware Competition Team 2007 – 2009 • Directed Overall Design and Manufacturing • Directed Finance, Logistics, and Recruiting • Overall team Improvement from Didn’t Qualify to Top 20 Over Three Years Author – Mensa Research Journal 2008 • Conducted Research on Gifted Children and Gifted People Relative to Group Dynamics • Article Published in Volume 39, Number 2 Summer 2008  “Are Mensans Really Gifted in the Workplace?” Member – University Honors Program • Completed 18 hours of Honors Level Coursework • Senior Capstone Focused on Distributed Autonomous Robotics 2005 – 2009

Community Service 
Rescue Atlanta Ministries • Served Food and Passed Out Blankets in Grant Park in Atlanta • Assisted with Setup and Cleanup for Food Service and Worship Must Ministries • Cooked Breakfast for Shelter Residents and Helped with Setup and Cleanup 2006 – 2009


Northside Family Worship Center 2007 – 2008 • Chaperoned Trips and Assisted with Transport of Students and Assisted with Event Setup Volunteer Tutor 2005 – 2010 • Tutored High School and College Students in Algebra, Physics, and Calculus

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