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Alice Wu

Firmware at Amazon Lab126

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Years of Experience

Education

stanford university, stanford university, the johns hopkins university, temple city high school

Companies

amazon, lyft, apple, google, stanford university, siemens, boston scientific, johns hopkins university center for leadership education, jhu department of mechanical engineering haptics lab, jj depuy orthopaedics inc jhu bme design team minimally invasive spinal decompression

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Experience

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    2022 - Present

    amazon

    Embedded Software Engineer

    Firmware for Amazon Astro and other consumer robotic products.

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    2019 - 2022

    lyft

    Senior Firmware Engineer

    Firmware/embedded systems at Lyft Bikes and Scooters. Designed and delivered production firmware and factory testing/operations software for first/second generation e-bikes. Firmware lead for electronic lock systems and power-train/motor-controllers.

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    2016 - 2019

    apple

    Tech Lead - Haptic Engineering

    Hardware engineering/product design/prototyping for next generation Taptic Engines and haptic experiences.

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    2014 - 2014

    google

    Integration Engineering Intern

    About Nest Labs The creator of the world’s first Learning Thermostat, Nest Labs is focused on reducing home-energy consumption. The Nest Learning Thermostat learns human behaviors and preferences, automatically adjusting the temperature so you can stay comfortable while saving energy and money. Founded by former Apple SVP of the iPod division Tony Fadell and former iPod and iPhone lead engineer Matt Rogers, Nest enjoys bringing new life to previously ignored home products by applying the best of today’s technology and design. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Nest Labs is privately funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Generation Investment Management and Intertrust. For more information, visit www.nest.com.

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    2011 - 2017

    stanford university

    Ph.D. Candidate

    I worked in the Biomimetics and Dextrous Manipulation Lab under Professor Mark Cutkosky. My research focuses on dynamic tactile sensors and machine learning algorithms for robotic applications.

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    2011 - 2011

    siemens

    Intern

    -Assisted in system validation and verification of next-generation bench-top automated urine chemistry analyzer with focus on hardware performance, user interface testing, and motor control implementation. -Developed conceptual designs for a novel, cost-effective method of obtaining patient samples in developing countries, work involved extensive IP search, market evaluation, and CAD creations using SolidWorks.

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    2010 - 2010

    boston scientific

    Intern, CRV - Research and Technology

    -Developed signal processing algorithms and analysis methods in MATLAB to evaluated clinical data on novel minimally invasive sensor concept. -Project involved discrimination of sensor signals based on waveform analysis of morphological and time-dependent changes using clustering-based approach, statistical methods and fluoroscopic images. -Built Graphical User Interface to store and track patient information into new databases. -Extensive knowledge of cardiac electrophysiology, anatomy, and cardiac resynchronization therapy.

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    2009 - 2010

    johns hopkins university center for leadership education

    Course Assistant, Engineering Business & Management

    -Managed a class of 35, assisted in coursework planning and grading, held weekly office hours.

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    2009 - 2011

    jhu department of mechanical engineering haptics lab

    Research Assistant

    Developed a new touch feedback method and device intended to provide upper limb amputees with a sensation of the motion of their prosthetic arm. Work involved position control algorithms design, virtual environment/Graphical User Interfaces development in C/C++, data acquisition and analysis through PCMCIA interface, programming of motors with encoder feedback, knowledge of PCB design, conducted human subject studies.

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    2009 - 2010

    jj depuy orthopaedics inc jhu bme design team minimally invasive spinal decompression

    Team Leader

    -Lead a multidisciplinary team of 10 members to design, develop, patent, and market a novel minimally invasive prosthesis to decompress intervertebral discs for pain relief and treatment of spinal stenosis. -Identified clinical and market need for device, designed and prototyped catheter balloon system for rapid biomaterial delivery, and conducted extensive verification and validation testing in cadaver models. Awards: -Best Team Leader, JHU Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, in recognition of excellence in leadership and teamwork (2010) -3rd Place, Princeton Entrepreneurs' Network (PEN) Business Plan Competition (2010) -Finalist, Yale Entrepreneurial Society Y2K Business Plan Competition (2010) -Semi-finalist, Stanford Entrepreneur's Challenge (2010) -Semi-finalist, UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition (2010)

Experience

36 Skills

biomedical engineering

biotechnology

c++

cad

commercialization

data analysis

Design

Embedded Software

embedded systems

Embedded Systems

engineering

firmware

Hardware

Integration

labview

latex

Manufacturing

matlab

medical devices

operations

pcb design

Product Design

product designer

Prototyping

r&d

research

robotics

Robotics

Senior Software Engineer

sensors

signal processing

Software Engineer

solidworks

Systems Design

test

testing

Education

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    2013 - 2017

    stanford university

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

    Mechanical Engineering - Robotics

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    2011 - 2013

    stanford university

    M.S.

    Mechanical Engineering - Mechatronics/Robotics

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    2007 - 2011

    the johns hopkins university

    B.S.

    Biomedical Engineering - Sensors & Instrumentation

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    2003 - 2007

    temple city high school

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Ranabir Devgupta

Business Intelligence Engineer II

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raul moreno

network engineer

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Software Engineer

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ramakrishna dugyala

software engineering manager

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