[SI-LIST] : resume - signal integrity engineer

Leesa Macleod ([email protected])
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 13:35:51 -0500

Hi all,

I am interested in working in the signal integrity field; my resume is
attached below. My PhD research covers electromagnetic interference effects
on printed circuit boards, including interaction with ICs. This work involved
both time- and frequency-domain measurements and simulations, using HSpice,
HP-Libra, Sonnet etc. I also have industrial experience in design and testing
for electromagnetic compatibility. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you
have any questions about my background and qualifications. Finally, please
note that while I currently live in Canada, I am a US citizen and would be happy
to re-locate to the USA.

[email protected]

Leesa Marie MacLeod
1902 - 77 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2A1
[email protected]
(416) 591-8895 (home/ans. machine)
(416) 978-4534 (office)

Electromagnetic effects as applied to electronic systems, including
signal integrity, interconnect modeling, and electromagnetic
interference. High-speed integrated circuits and packaging. RF and
microwave circuits. Antennas and propagation.

- PhD (expected completion June 1998)
Electromagnetics Group, Dept. of Electrical & Computer
Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada.
Thesis: Electromagnetic interference stress testing of
printed circuit boards
Supervisors: Prof. Keith G. Balmain and Prof. Safwat G. Zaky

- MASc (January 1994)
Electromagnetics Group, Dept. of Electrical & Computer
Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada.
Thesis: Compact travelling-wave electrostatic discharge simulator
Supervisor: Prof. Keith G. Balmain

- BScEng (June 1992)
Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada.
Rank: First in class of 65 electrical engineers.

Work experience:
- University of Toronto (January 1993 - present)
Teaching assistant for undergraduate courses: Lab instructor for
microwaves, introductory electronics, and digital systems; Tutorial
leader for radio systems and electricity and magnetism.

- National Research Council of Canada (May - August 1992)
Summer student at Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, radio-
astronomy group: projects related to receiver design, including
corrugated horn antenna design and characterization of dewar
window at 345 GHz.

- Nortel (formerly BNR) (May 1990 - August 1991)
Engineering intern in product integrity group, telecommunications
hardware: design and testing for electromagnetic compatibility;
thermal and environmental testing; IC design for a ground-bounce

- Shell Canada (May - August 1989)
Operations engineering summer student: flow simulation, tank

Technical activities:
- Measurement equipment:
40 GHz network analyzer and spectrum analyzer, 6 GHz transient
oscilloscope, digitizing oscilloscope with time-domain
reflectometry, logic analyzer, anechoic chamber.

- CAD tools:
HP-Libra, Sonnet, Cadence, HSpice, Matlab; UNIX and
DOS platforms.

- Graduate-level courses:
Electromagnetic theory, microwave techniques, antenna theory,
electromagnetic compatibility, numerical solution of field
problems, nonlinear optics, photonics, semiconductor devices,
quantum mechanics.

Personal information:
- Awards:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of
Canada 4-year graduate scholarship, U. of Toronto open
fellowship, Information Technology Research Centre fellowship,
Conrad J. Osman 4-year undergraduate scholarship.

- Professional activities:
IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques, Electromagnetic
Compatibility, and Antennas and Propagation societies.

- Past activities:
Toastmasters, UNB student society of electrical engineers,
4-H, Montague Regional High School concert band.

- Citizenship:
Canada, USA.

- Languages:
English, French.

For more information, please visit:

References and publication list are available upon request.