Resume for Brian Smith Brian Smith
244 N Hyland, Apt 303
Ames, IA, 50012
(515) 292-7627
bsmith1@iastate.edu
One-page printable PS version (usually 1 revision behind)


OBJECTIVE:

To start a career in Computer or Electrical Engineering, focusing on high-performance computing and applications


EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

Research Assistant
Scalable Computing Lab, US Department of Energy, Iowa State University
AMES, IA
May 2002-Current

Research Assistant
Computational Electromagnetics and NDE Group, Iowa State University
AMES, IA
Aug 2001-May 2002
(Spring 2002 - TA for Antenna Theory/Design Course)
System Administrator/Research Assistant
Scalable Computing Lab
AMES, IA
Jan 1997-Aug 2001


System/Network Administrator
AMERUS LIFE
DES MOINES, IA
1994-1996

Network/PC Consultant
MASONRY PRODUCTS, CO.
DES MOINES, IA
1995-1996


EDUCATION:

Iowa State University
AMES, IA
Jan 2000-

Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
  • Passed, May 2000
  • (First step towards Professional Engineering License)
Graduate School
  • Currently seeking MS in Computer Engineering (GPA 3.79). Expected completion: May or August 2004
Research Interests
  • High-performance Computing, System Administration, Computational Electromagnetics, Numerical Methods
Representative Courses Taken
  • Adv. Computer Security, Adv. Computer Networking, Cryptography
  • Adv. Communication Systems, Digital Signal Processing
  • Adv. EM Theory, Antenna Design
  • Adv. Computer/Microprocessor Architecture
  • Computer Graphics (OpenGL), Parallel Programming
  • FDM, Statistical Methods, Numerical Analysis
Activities
Professional Organization Memberships
Iowa State University
AMES, IA
1995-2000

Degrees Received
Honors

SKILLS:

Extensive knowledge of
  • Network/Computer Security
  • IRIX 4.0.2-6.5.x, FreeBSD 2.2 through -current, major Linux distributions (RedHat, Debian, Slackware)
  • DOS/Windows 3.1/95/98/NT/2000, MS Office Products, MacOS X
  • TeX/LaTeX/MikTeX/TeXShop
  • AFS (setup and administration), Kerberos (setup and administration)
  • Large RAID Sets and RAID Hardware (36gb-1tb+)
  • DLT backup hardware, Legato Networker
  • C programming, UNIX System Programming, Sockets, IPC, Process Creation, OpenGL, MPI
  • IBM PC and compatible hardware, SGI hardware including supercomputers
  • Ethernet and Token Ring, Gigabit Ethernet, Myrinet, Giganet, FDDI, ATM, Wireless
  • HTML and Web Servers (setup and administration, CGI scripts, etc)
  • DNS (bind) and Mail (IMAP, (K)POP, sendmail) setup on FreeBSD, Linux, and IRIX
Experience with
  • Solaris 2.6-2.8, AIX 4.x, HPUX 9 and 10, OSF, Ultrix, Tru64
  • Matlab, Mathematica, SAS, C++ Programming, Fortran 90, PERL
  • Numerical Methods, Electromagnetic Theory, EM Modeling (NEC, AWAS)
  • Communication Systems and Digital Signal Processing
  • Spoken and written (Simplified) Mandarin Chinese, Spanish


References available upon request.