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Radio Network Processor
- Automotive Applications, Matlab, System-C
- Combined Expertise in Compiler Design and Hardware Implementation
- Application Experience in Signal Processing and Computer Graphics
- Excellent Background in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and
Work Experience (~25 years)
Ingenieurbüro Dr. Cichon, Munich, 2008 to 2018
Concept engineering, specification, and behavioral modeling of hardware accelerator components in automotive applications. System-C and Matlab models for automotive and wireless applications. Optimization for embedded systems. Reference clients: Infineon and Intel.
NVIDIA Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA: October 2005 to December 2007
Senior architect in GPU Computing Architecture group (NVIDIA Tesla product). Performance studies, architectural improvements, tools development. Developed an area-efficient micro-controller for high volume manufacturing.
Vodafone Chair of Mobile Communications, TU-Dresden: October 2001 to May
Developed Synchronous Transfer Architecture (STA), Implemented a proof-of-concept
framework based on a machine description. A retargetable compiler can translate
Matlab source programs and ARM binary programs. An automated core generator generates
simulation and synthesis models for FPGA and ASIC implementations. Project leader
of group of 6. 7 patents
Infineon Technology Corporation, San Jose, CA, USA: June 2000 to June 2001
Worked in system architecture for IWORX, a network processor for UMTS base-stations.
Performed market and competition analysis of network processors. Member of the
Virtual Socket Interface Alliance (VSIA)
SP3D Chip Design (Owned by Philips Semiconductors, now NXP): March 1997 to October
Algorithmic research and numerical investigations and implemented behavioral
models of two 3D-graphics accelerator ASIC chips. Cooperation with Misubishi,
Japan. Ported GNU-CC to VLIW processor. 2 patents
BMW: May 1996 to November 1996
Work in process re-engineering in the early design stage. Developed a new mathematical
model to describe free form surfaces using differential geometry and programmed
a prototype for a virtual-reality environment
Georg Heeg: Mar-Apr 1994 and Mar-Apr 1995
Review and rating of OOA/OOD methodologies and programming environments, product
presentations at CeBIT 1994 and 1995. Software development in Smalltalk: e.g.
class library for interactive 3D graphics based on OpenGL
Siemens: March-April 1993
Visualization system for a simulation of acoustic waves in flowing mediums
Independent Consultant : 1992 to 2005
- Port of the “Self” compiler (Univ. Stanford & Sun) to Intel
- Database architect for Raspberry Media Inc.
- Developed a web based e-commerce system for Fanhaus
- Developed an interactive method of processing cases for a medium-sized law
Ludwig Maximilans Universität München: 2010 to 2018
- lecturer and post-doctoral researcher
- lecture "Advanced Computer Architecture"
- lab project "Automotive"
Dresden University of Technology: 2001 to 2005
- Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering
- Ph. D. student at Vodafone Chair of Mobile Communication Systems, Prof. Fettweis
- 14 scientific publications, 5 of which as first author
Munich University of Technology: 1999 to 2001
- Ph. D. student at Institute for Integrated Circuits, Prof. Ruge
- Passed diploma tests for electrical engineers with best achievable result
- 3 scientific publications, 2 of which as first author
Munich University of Technology: 1992 to 1996
- M. S. in Computer Science
- Minor: Electrical Engineering
- German - native
- English - fluent
- French - competent
- Italian, Russian, Japanese – basic
- O-1 Visa for individuals with extra-ordinary abilities in 2005
- 1st Prize at the German Entrepreneur Multimedia Competition in 2004
- Outstanding Performance Certificate, International House, UC Berkeley, in 2001
- 2nd Prize at the Federal German Math Competition, in 1990
Letters of Recommendation and References
available on request