Scott Harkless

Senior Design Engineer

Qualifications

Software Knowledge

C, C++, and Visual C++ Object-Oriented Programming, PSPICE/OrCAD (text & schematic capture), various assembly languages, Xilinx Project Manager, MATLAB, MultiSim, Electronics Workbench, Microsoft Office, DOS, Windows

Hardware Familiarity

Intel 8031/8051, Intel x86 Processor family, Atmel AVR, MIPS, Freescale Coldfire, Parallax Basic Stamp (PIC-Based), Xilinx FPGA's, Anadigm FPAA's, Digital/Analog IC's, ST Micro video decoding cores, GE Fanuc and Allen Bradley PLC systems

Development Environment Experience

Microsoft Visual Studio, Macro Assembler, Green Hills MULTI, ImageCraft ICC-AVR for Atmel processors, WindRiver DIAB and VisionClick, Windows XP Embedded Target Designer

 

Projects for Alcorn McBride

Product Design, Development, and Maintenance

  • Show Control (V16Pro, V16+, V4+, V2+, IO64, etc.)
  • Digital Video Machine 4 (DVM4)
  • Digital Video Machine HD (DVM/HD and DVM-8400)
  • Digital Video Machine (DVM-7400)
  • Set Player (SP1000 and SP8000)
  • AmpTraXX and AmpTraXX GUI Interface
  • Binloop Controller Card (DBAP4)
  • Binloop Reproducers (REPRO16V, REPRO24D, and REPROHD)

Field Installations

Frequently travel to job sites to assist in the integration and programming of Alcorn McBride equipment.

Custom Products and Applications

Involved in the development of many custom products and applications for Alcorn McBride customers.

 

Experience

Engineering Associate
Center of Science and Industry (COSI) - Columbus, Ohio

  • Electronic design and A/V integration of museum exhibits.
  • Electronic exhibit development using PIC-based microprocessors and supporting logic circuits.
  • Schematic and PCB layout design using OrCAD and MultiSim.
  • Project documentation for exhibit operation and maintenance.

 

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering
DeVry University - Columbus, Ohio

  • Project management of a 4-person team that designed and built a wireless weather station with a supporting GUI Application.
  • Over 100 hours of lab time designing, constructing, programming, and troubleshooting digital and analog circuits.
  • Focused study in Analog/Digital Control Systems and Communications
  • Overall GPA of 3.81/4.00

 





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