Zachary Reinhardt

5452 Glenridge Dr. Apt 604 Atlanta, GA 30342 Phone: 678-910-

Southern Polytechnic State University: Bachelor's of Science, Cum Laude (17/192) December 2009 • Major in Electrical Engineering Technology (GPA: 3.68), Minor in Math (GPA 3.9) • University Honors Scholar

Licenses and Clearances
• • Licensed Engineer-In-Training (EIT024275) Posses Department of Defense Secret Clearance

Work Experience

General Electric Infrastructure - Energy:
Meters Firmware Engineer, April 2010 - Present Atlanta, Georgia - Design and Development of Firmware/Software 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:
Research Assistant, January 2008 - April 2010 Atlanta, Georgia Electromagnetic Propagation: - Calibrated RADAR Cross-Section (RCS) System and Characterized Targets of Interest. - Calibrated Network Analyzers and Characterized Antenna Performance from S to Ku Band. - Performed DSP on RADAR and Antenna Measurements Using In-House MATLAB Scripts. - Performed Research in Antenna Frequency Response Modification Embedded Computing: - Designed Code (Ansi C) for SPI communications Bus (TI MSP430). - Read 3-axis Position on Accelerometer, and Displayed Information via HyperTerminal. - Modified Code for PIC18*** (Ansi C) to Allow Data Entry Control for Embedded Web Server. Mathematical Computing - Researched Object Recognition Methods and Software Encompassing Scale-Invariant Features and Object Tracking. - Developed MATLAB Algorithm for Feature Isolation, Tracking and Monitoring. Mechanical Modeling - Designed Antenna Mounts and Calibration Targets in Solidworks CAD - Machined Parts and Calibration Targets Using Appropriate Machinery

Southern Polytechnic State University:
Teaching Assistant, January 2009 – December 2009 ECET 1011 – Fundamentals - Taught Students Programming in MathCAD. - Taught Students Circuit Simulation in Pspice. - Taught Students Circuit Measurements using a DMM. EE 2200 – Digital Circuits - Graded Homework, Labs, Test, and Quizzes - Proctored Tests ECET 3220 – Digital III - Graded Homework, and Labs Marietta, Georgia

Activities and Organizations
President – Tau Alpha Pi Honor Society 08/07 - 12/09

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Top 5% of Students Admitted. Directed Fundraising Efforts, Recruiting, and Finances. Lead Engineer

Member – University Honors Program 08/05-12/09 • 18 hours of Honors Level Coursework • Honors Capstone with Focus in Distributed Robotics Member – Alpha Chi National Honor Society 08/07-12/09 • Top 10% of Students Admitted.

President - IEEE Robotics Team 08/07-12/09 • Directed Overall Design and Manufacturing. • Responsible for Finance, Logistics and Recruiting. Author – Mensa Research Journal 01/08-03/08 • Conducted Research on Gifted Children and Group Dynamics • "Are Mensans Really Gifted in the Workplace?" Vol. 39 No.2 Summer, 2008 p55. Member – Mensa 08/07-12/09 • Scored in Top 2% on Standardized Intelligence Test.

SPSU Foundation Scholarship • 2006, 2008, 2009 - Awarded for ExtraCurricular Activities, Work Experience and Academic Performances. AEE Scholarship • 2007 - Awarded for Excellence in Energy Engineering as Presented in the IEEE Robotics Project. IEEE Scholarship • 2008, 2009 - Awarded for Excellence in Electrical Engineering Through Research and Extracurricular Projects.

ReCoulley Composition Award • 2006 - Awarded to Essay that Presented Most Original and Creative Use of Prose. Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities • 2009 - Nominated by Honors Program Director for Overall Academic Abilities Including Community Services. Dean’s List • GPA of 3.5+: 2006 - Spring, Summer, Fall; 2007 - Summer, Fall; 2008 Summer, Fall; 2009 - Spring, Summer.

Community Service
Must Ministries: 02/06-03/06 • Cooked Breakfast for Shelter Residents. • Helped with Setup and Cleanup. Northside Family Worship Center: 01/07-08/08 • Assisted with Transport of Students and Chaperoned Trips. • Helped with Event Setup and Teardown. Rescue Atlanta Ministries: 07/08-12/09 • Served Food and Passed out Blankets in Grant Park in Atlanta Tuesday Nights.  Helped with Setup and Cleanup for Food Service and Worship Sunday Mornings.

Volunteer Tutor 01/05-12/09  Tutored Students in Physics, Algebra, and Calculus

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