Diplom-Physiker (M.S.), Physics @
Humboldt-University of Berlin
Innovative engineer with multi-disciplinary experience encompassing hardware, software, electronic, and applications engineering. Self-driven professional committed to conceiving and developing breakthrough solutions via hands-on system design, analysis, testing, and validation. Adept at deconstructing and analyzing problems and opportunities from all angles in order to complete complex and cross-functional projects, achieve customer satisfaction, and advance corporate/strategic objectives. Excellent communication,
Innovative engineer with multi-disciplinary experience encompassing hardware, software, electronic, and applications engineering. Self-driven professional committed to conceiving and developing breakthrough solutions via hands-on system design, analysis, testing, and validation. Adept at deconstructing and analyzing problems and opportunities from all angles in order to complete complex and cross-functional projects, achieve customer satisfaction, and advance corporate/strategic objectives. Excellent communication, collaboration, leadership, and project management skills. Author of 20 published articles and two book chapters on subjects including solid-state chemistry and physics, electron microscopy, electronic structure of solids
Material Science, Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes and Testing Methods, Device Design, Process Control, Microdevice Fabrication, Failure Analysis, Device Performance, Research, Mentoring, Technical Analysis, Quantum Mechanics, Electron Microscopy, X-Ray Analysis, Scientific Equipment, Computational Methods, Industrial Automation, Solid State Physics, Semi-Empirical Modeling, Automated Metrology, Finite Element Method, Simulations, Physical Models Engineering, Experimental Production Lines, Tools Automation, Control Systems Design
Materials Analysis:Optics, X-Ray Diffraction, Crystallography, Electron Microscopy,Crystal Growth
Simulations and Modeling: Finite elements analysis SPICE, Quantum Models of Molecules, Solids and Semiconductors, Mathematical Modeling (MATLAB, Maple, Mathematica)
Electronics and Semiconductors: SPICE Models, Device fabrication, Failure-analysis for VLSI, Automated Metrology, Tool Automation, Microcontrollers, Analog Design, Digital Design
Laboratory Instrumentation: IR-, UV/Vis-, Luminescence, Spectrometers, Lasers, Electron Microscopes, Impedancemeters
Programming: C#, C++, Python, Perl, Bash, Linux/Unix, MPI, Visual Studio, Labview, Embedded programming, Algorithm Design
Systems Engineer @ From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Portland, Oregon AreaR&D / Systems Enginner @ Embedded programming in C++/C,
Design, development, and manufacturing of smart irrigation controllers and wireless sensors
PCB design, ECAD (Eagle, Sprint Layout)
Home automation, internet of things,
Smart irrigation, green technologies. From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Portland, Oregon AreaApplications engineer @ Prepared and executed demonstrations of FEI products for the customers.
Carried out customer sample works (including structural and electrical evaluations).
Composed internal best practice guidelines and manuals for the customers.
Conducted customers' and internal training.
Participated at customer’s acceptance tests and tool signoffs.
Carried out application development, and assisted integration of new applications into the standard workflow. From April 2012 to November 2014 (2 years 8 months) Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant @ Taught classes:
Ph 451/551,Scanning Electron Microscopy (Winter 2010, Winter 2011)
Ph 452/552, Transmission Electron Microscopy (Spring 2010, Spring 2011)
Prepared and executed labs and lectures, grading assignments, students mentoring From August 2009 to April 2012 (2 years 9 months) Portland, Oregon AreaSummer Research Intern @ Research project: “In-Situ Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy Studies of Interfaces in Advanced Li-Ion Batteries under Dynamic Operation Conditions” From June 2009 to August 2009 (3 months) Richland/Kennewick/Pasco, Washington AreaR&D Engineer @ Designed and developed an automatic control system for basalt fiber manufacturing device.
Developed and installed and maintained a data collection system for a foamed graphite formation device.
Wrote data acquisition software for foamed graphite formation, leading to process optimization. From June 2005 to October 2006 (1 year 5 months) Engineer @ LAN, WLAN setup
Installed and setup a billing system
Provided customer support From April 2004 to June 2005 (1 year 3 months) Junior Engineer Intern @ Repaired and maintained satellite telecom transmit-receive path components
Designed and implemented software for satellite tracking system From May 2002 to September 2003 (1 year 5 months)
PhD, Applied physics, A @ Portland State University From 2009 to 2012 Diplom-Physiker (M.S.), Physics @ Humboldt-University of Berlin From 2006 to 2008 B.S., Material Science @ Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) From 2002 to 2006 Physics/Math @ Kolmogorov's school #18 From 2000 to 2002 Paul Plachinda is skilled in: Scanning Electron Microscopy, Nonlinear Optics, Crystallography, Solid State Physics, EDX, TEM, Physics, Electronics, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Electron Microscopy, Semiconductors, Semiconductor Device, Semiconductor Fabrication, SILVACO
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