“I'm the guy to call. Look at the resume.
I have kids of my own.”
— Jeffry W. Daniels (1977—)
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, New York
Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering, 8/2013
Awarded All-University Doctoral Prize for best dissertation. 2014.
DISSERTATION TOPIC "Toward computationally lightweight stationary and mobile computer vision-based traffic surveillance for assistive devices in intelligent transportation systems"
RESEARCH AREAS embedded sys., computer vision, intelligent transportation sys.
M.S., Electrical Engineering, 6/2011
THESIS TOPIC Optimization of bit-serial multipliers for parallel applications
NORWICH UNIVERSITY (Military College of Vermont), Northfield, Vermont
B.S., in Computer Engineering, 5/2008
MINORS Mathematics, CS, Computer Security and Information Assurance
NORWICH UNIVERSITY, Northfield, Vermont
Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, 7/2013—present
• Responsible for teaching sophomore-level electrical circuits and senior-level computer vision courses, as well as all sections of introductory programming.
• Proposed and oversaw the development and piloting of GradeTrain.com—
a subscription-based code and assignment submission system for intro-level CS courses, designed to introduce students to semi-automatic code validation practices used in the industry.
• Advised Honors Program students on theses and semester-long projects.
• Research in computer vision, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and fault-tolerant realtime systems.
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, New York
Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Electrical & Comp. Engineering, 8/2008—5/2013
∙ Certificate in University Teaching (CUT). Awarded Spring 2012.
∙ Outstanding Teaching Asst. award from the Graduate School. Spring 2011.
∙ Awarded departmental recognition for excellence in teaching. Fall 2009.
∙ Future Professoriate Program (FPP).
Taught lectures and recitations for Circuits I/II sophomore-level electrical engineering courses, prepared teaching materials (assessment tools, notes, handouts, homework), compiled course materials and student submissions for the ABET accreditation committee (2011).
Teaching Mentor, The Graduate School, 4/2010—5/2013
Member of the core instructional staff during Teaching Assistant Orientation Programs (TAOP). Leader for small group discussions and a mentor to new international and domestic TAs.
Researcher, Smart Vision Systems Laboratory, 9/2011—6/2013
∙ “Applicability of Research to Business and Industry” award, 4/2013.
∙ Intelligent Transportation Society of NY “Best ITS Student Essay” award, 5/2013.
Research on embedded vision systems, lightweight image processing algorithms, assistive devices for the elderly and visually-impaired, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
USEUCOM COMBINED ENDEAVOR EXERCISE, Baumholder, Germany
Info. Operations Intern, USAF 102 Info. Warfare Sqn. (IWS), 4–5/2007, 2008
∙ Recognition from the Adjutant General of RI for achievements during CE2008
∙ Recognition from the Lt. Col. of the US Army for achievements during CE2007
Team leader and liaison for Authority to Operate (ATO) computer security analysis of 40+ nations-participants, provided an exhaustive ATO Validation Out-Report to USEUCOM; suggested improvements to procedures for subsequent exercises, planning conferences; provided technical translation to/from Russian.
Beta Tester (non-employee), 10/2007—present
Participated in over three dozen hardware beta tests under strict non-disclosure agreements. Offered beta test engineers objective feedback reports on look-and-feel, UI user-friendliness and usability, as well as potential security vulnerabilities and other issues.
THE MAXWELL SCHOOL AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, New York
Intern, Info. & Computing Technology (ICT) Group, 6–8/2005, 2006
Completely documented existing network infrastructure for the Maxwell School, including devices and interconnections. Developed an interactive online network map with search capability for internal use. Add’l duties: helpdesk and telephone support, account maintenance.
NORWICH UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF DOC. PUBL., Northfield, Vermont
Sr. Managing Editor & Layout Ed., The War Whoop Annual, 10/2004—8/2008
Professional graphic design; staff management; negotiation with publishers; in an aggressive effort, produced four consecutive, on-time editions of the Annual during the past 17 years.
ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS, PROGRAMMING LANG., & COMP.-AIDED DESIGN TOOLS
MATLAB, C/C++, assembly language, Synopsys System Studio, VHDL, RS Logix, SPICE, pSPICE, Synopsys HSPICE, CadSoft Eagle PCB, NI Multisim.
TYPESETTING AND PRODUCTIVITY APPLICATIONS
LaTeX, BibTeX, JabRef; common productivity packages for OS X/Windows.
GRAPHIC DESIGN TOOLS
Proficiency with Adobe CS/CC (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc).
EMBEDDED AND REAL-TIME SYSTEMS
ARM-based embedded Linux dev., FPGA (Xilinx ISE), DSP platforms.
CONTROL, DATA ACQUISITION, INSTRUMENTATION, TEST, AND MEASUREMENT TOOLS
NI control & DAQ hardware, LabVIEW, Simulink, HP/Agilent equipment.
STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS AND DATABASE TOOLS; MISCELLANEOUS
Stata, SPSS, MS Access; EnCase forensic tools; online CMS platforms; Asterisk server deployment; proficiency with OS X, Windows, and Linux.
NATIVELY FLUENT English and Russian,
Member, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004—present
Member, Tau Beta Pi (VT Beta) and Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), 2007—present
Honorary Member, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Norwich University), 2014—present
Reviewer, IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), 2012—present.
Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (IE), 2013—present.
Reviewer, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2012, 2014.
Reviewer, IEEE Int. Conf. on Adv. Video and Signal-Based Surv–ce (AVSS), 2014.
Reviewer, ACM/IEEE Int. Conf. on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2014.
Reviewer, IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2014.
Member, Undergraduate Research Committee (URC), 2013—present.
Member, Academic Integrity Committee (AIC), 2013—present.
Member, Excellence in Grad. Ed. (EGE) Award selection committee, 2012—2013.
Ph.D. Consultant, Syracuse University Career Services Office, 2012.
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