Electrical Engineer Graduate Resume


Drew Sterling

604 Harmony Lane

Pleasantville, CA 94588

Home (925) 555-1234


Well-rounded, tech-savvy first class honors electrical engineering graduate producing useful solutions through comprehensive research and logical
thinking. Strengths include:

  • Problem-Solving · C, Java, MATLAB
  • Research / Report Writing · DSpace, SIMULINK
  • Planning and Organizational Skills · Protel, Flash
  • Meeting Deadlines · Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Two-time Dean’s List recipient over-delivering to ensure consistent high quality of work.


B.Eng (First Class Honors)-

  • Awarded Dean’s List twice in 00/06 and 02/07 semesters.
  • Thesis: Simulated theoretical performance of two new mode-switching controllers for 2.5″ mini-hard disk drives on MATLAB.
  • Initiated self-directed research to investigate feasibility and accuracy of previous research done on topic.
  • Reduced disk latency 25%, from 12 milliseconds to 9 milliseconds, by optimizing time and accuracy through robust placement of controllers.
  • Uncovered causes of deviation of theoretical and practical results (inaccuracy of laboratory equipment and depreciation of hard disk) through
    careful research and inquisitive questioning.

Notable Projects:

  • Programmed software, designed circuit board and conducted hardware testing for construction of micro-controller of remote control car from scratch in
  • group of five.
  • Submitted project punctually without need for overtime work as compared to other groups due to meticulous planning of time schedule-received
    individual ‘A-‘ grade for project.
  • ‘A’ Levels-Hwa Chong Junior College (HCJC) 2007
  • Achieved 4As in nationwide examinations-top 10% of Singapore student cohort.
  • Extra-curricular Activities: Played key role in team’s third position placing in National Schools’ Bowling Championship in ’96.


Mechatronics & Microsystem Dept-DATA STORAGE INSTITUTE (6 months) 2011

  • Performed programming of interface to link hard disk drive to MATLAB for testing together with another intern plus assistance from one engineer and one
    research scholar-program later sold to outside organizations. Enlisted help from research scholar to link source code in C++ to MATLAB.
  • Consolidated functions of two software programs into one improved version with more specific testing functions that simplified processes and
    increased efficiency of operations.
  • Wrote 30-page user manual to educate future users and produced 30-page industrial attachment report detailing learning experiences to NUS
    Engineering Department.
  • Successfully completed project within four months-two months before deadline!

Joy Center (four months) 2010

  • Helped in establishing retirement community, including purchasing furniture and exercise equipment and planning and coordinating day-to-day


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