Christine Watnik
chris at watnik dot com
Obtain a full-time electrical/computer engineering position as a digital design engineer in the San Francisco (CA) Bay Area. I am available to relocate to the Bay Area mid-summer 2006.

Work Experience:
Intel Corp., Platform Components Group, 1997-Present
Folsom, CA
Senior Component Development Engineer. Experiences include: motherboard chipset logic design, synthesis process execution ownership, timing analysis process ownership, timing constraint development, pre- and post-silicon validation and debug, gate-level simulation debug, performance evaluation, testability hooks

Wavelength Automation Inc., 1995-1997
West Sacramento, CA
Computer Technician. Responsibilities included: hardware installation, troubleshooting, network maintenance, custom database programming

Department of Computer Science, U.C. Davis, 1995, 1997
Davis, CA
1997: undergraduate TA for introduction to computer programming (Pascal), basic introduction to UNIX course
1995: reader for C language programming, in depth introduction to UNIX course

Life Chiropractic College West, 1992-1994
San Lorenzo, CA
Telephone receptionist. Other responsibilities included: data entry, support for other departments

University of California at Davis, M.S. expected June 2007 (coursework completion expected June 2006)
Computer Engineering
Cumulative GPA - 3.96
I attend U.C. Davis part-time (one class per quarter) while I work full-time for Intel.
Relevant Courses - Design Verification, Fault-Tolerant Systems, Design for Testability, Advanced Logic Design, Graphics Architecture, Computer Arithmetic, Hardware/Software Co-Design, VLSI Digital Signal Processing, Code Generation (in progress)

University of California at Davis, B.S. June 1998
Electrical and Computer Engineering (double major)
Cumulative GPA - 3.89
Relevant Courses - Computer Architecture (Graduate and Undergraduate courses), Digital Systems (I and II), Microcomputer Based System Design, Microprocessor Systems, Device Physics (I and II), Electronic Circuits (I and II)

Computer architecture, logic design, analog and digital circuit analysis, VLSI

Senior project: IEEE MicroMouse - worked with a team to design a self-contained robot to navigate a maze. The robot combined aspects of computer engineering (processor-peripheral interface), electrical engineering (power and sensory circuitry), mechanical engineering (chassis, motors), and computer programming.

Programming languages: VHDL, Verilog, Perl, C++, C, Visual Basic, HTML

Tools: Synopsys (DC, PT), Modelsim, Matlab

Operating systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows

Awards and Honors:
Graduated with Highest Honors (UC Davis College of Engineering) - June 1998
UC Davis EEC Department Citation Award - June 1998
UC Davis Dean's List - Fall 1994 - Spring 1998
Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)
Phi Kappa Phi (National Scholastic Honor Society)