Robert P Andersen

678-520-7483

web001 *at* microanalog *dot* com

 

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

 

Retired Electronic Development Engineer with extensive experience in producing creative solutions to solve difficult problems. Successfully developed products in diverse industries resulting in eleven US patents. Experience in analog, digital, power supplies, ultrasonics, display systems, medical devices, space electronics and servo control systems.

 

Related skills include:

EMI and Noise Suppression

Surface Mount Circuit Card Design

Signal Detection and Estimation

Embedded Processor Design

PIC and 8051 Processors
C++ and Assembly Programming

 

FDA Regulations

UL and ISO Requirements

PLD and FPGA Design

Electro-optics

Ultrasonics

Motor Control Technology

 

Schematic Entry

MS Project, Word, Access

PSPICE and MATLAB
Transformer design

Filter Design

Reliability Analysis

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Micro Analog Associates

Consultant Canton, Georgia 2004 to present.

Available on a telecommuting basis. Retired and currently working locally as a substitute teacher.

 

EMS Technologies

Staff Engineer Norcross, Georgia 2001 to 2004.

Developed high speed high current designs for satellites. High current drivers based on mixed signal Application Specific Integrated Circuits. Critical contributor to Advanced EHF team which earned full incentive by delivering the Engineering Model ahead of schedule. Developed successful model for complex non- linear microwave ferrites using PSPICE. Innovative filter design solved difficult EMI issues. Contributed key ideas for the development of Electronic Power Converters. Solved reliability issues on other programs.

 

Allen Bradley Division of Rockwell Automation

Project Engineer Duluth, Georgia 1998 to 2001

Developed two open system Industrial Computers. Supported power supply and flat panel display system development for the RAC6180, 6181 and 6182 line of Industrial Computers. Developed circuit card assemblies for flat panel drivers using LVDS technology.

 

Healthdyne Technologies

Senior Development Engineer Marietta, Georgia 1993 to 1998

Project lead for the Quest Constant Positive Airway Pressure machine. The project had an aggressive schedule and achieved FDA 510K approval in record time. Developed test plan to demonstrate compliance with regulations, supervised testing and prepared compliance documents. A custom power supply and use of a mixed signal brushless motor controller produced a compact award winning design. Designed to the target cost, the product ultimately achieved a run rate of 100,000 per year with a multiplicity of follow on models.

 

Micro Analog Associates

Principal Consultant Monroe, Connecticut 1983 to 1993

- Lead Electrical Engineer, MLA Mobilizer Patient Transport System, MLA Metron Pipette System
- Project Leader, Emhart Glass Servo Feeder, Servo Gob Distributor

EDUCATION

 

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York.

Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude, City University of New York