Chris Puglia

Electrical and Computer Engineer

About

I'm Chris, an Electrical and Computer Engineer from Boston. I appreciate the intricate ties between hardware and software and love combining the two into amazing systems. I enjoy making, inventing, and pushing the boundaries of my knowledge. I am currently studying at Northeastern University.

My Latest Projects


  • All
  • Hardware Based
  • Software Based

Resume

Education

Computer and Electrical Engineering B.S. with a minor in Math

Northeastern University
Current GPA 3.87

Honors: University Honors Program, Dean’s List
Courses: Digital Logic Design, Linear Systems, Networks, Engineering Algorithms, Embedded Design, Electronics 1, Linear Circuits, Calculus I-III, Differential Equations, Discrete Mathematics
Activities: Mentor for Entering Honors Students, IEEE Student Chapter, Catholic Center Service Committee Chair, Intramural Sports

May 2018
Boston, MA

High School

St. John's High School
National AP Scholar, Varsity Track and Field

AP Courses: Physics, Computer Science, Calculus, Chemistry, English, US History, European History, French.

May 2013
Shrewsbury, MA

Work

Electrical Engineering Co-op

Digital Lumens - Boston, MA

Developed a Surge Module to protect high efficiency LED lights from surge events. Directed project through design, prototyping and UL/CE regulatory testing. Extensively used ECAD software to create and modify various PCB’s. Ran thermal, ESD and efficiency testing on suite of lighting products. Automated a number of tests through use of Python scripting which greatly reduced test time and increased accuracy.

December 2014 - July 2015

SmartCloud Notes Software Development Intern

IBM - Littleton, MA

Designed and tested a program to scan e-mail attachments in-flight for viruses using the ICAP protocol. Experience with the IBM Lotus Notes C/C++ API, for the IBM Lotus Domino server platform. Solution increased efficiency and provided significant cost savings compared to previous virus scanning program.

June 2014 - August 2014

Creator

Chris Puglia Web Design

Design, build and manage websites for many small businesses. Created unique designs for clients, and integrated the website into various content management systems.

January 2010 - Present

Honors & Awards

Tau Beta Pi
Eagle Scout
Honors Program
Eta Kappa Nu


Skills

C/C++

From huge projects at IBM filtering spam to various class work I have done lots of development in C/C++.

BOM Management

Heavily used tools such as Arena to create, modify and track product BOM's from design to production.

Python

From writing scripts to automate tests procedures to large projects such as the Raspberry Pi Music Client

PCB Design

Designed and built numerous PCB's using EDA software tools such as Altium Designer.

Java

One of my first programming languages, I am very familiar with the Java platform.

Soldering

I have extensive experience with both reflow and hand soldering, including fine pitch SMT components.


Contact

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