doc - Julien Branlard, résumé

3225 S. Wells Street - Chicago, IL 60616
(312)-567-3413 (W) (312)-567-1051 (H)
Challenging position in the electrical engineering field which will take advantage of my expertise in modeling and simulation tool development, my
academic skills and my proficiency in technology for product innovation
Prog. languages C, C++, Java, HTML, ASP, Turbo Pascal, CAML, Motorola 68K assembly language.
MS Office, Matlab, Maple, LaTeX, programming tools, console (vim, make command line compilers), debugging tools (ddd),
platforms Windows XP, NT and 9X, Linux/UNIX environments.
Additional Skills CAD for VLSI, switching theory, DSP, error control and checking, microwave and electromagnetic theory, quantum effects,
major in electrical engineering with specialty in computational electronics and solid-state physics, expert in semiconductor
device and material modeling and simulating, strong analytical skills, advanced knowledge in applied math, algorithmic and
calculus, familiar with team work and independent research, strong background in computer science, hardware architecture
and low-level programming.
Bilingual French / English, fluent German
Research assistant, Computational Electronic Group, IIT, Chicago, IL,
June 2001 - present
 Modeling and Problem Solving
o Nanotechnology devices modeling, expert in solid-state physics,
o RF, frequency and noise analysis, error control and digital signal processing,
o Familiar with complex problem solving, research patterns and tasks management,
o Proved ability to come up with innovative approaches and to perform independent research,
 Programming
o Advanced C/C++ programming, under UNIX and Windows environments,
o Contributed to developing a semiconductor materials and devices simulator,
o Familiar with code designing and testing, editing and debugging tools,
o Familiar with efficient programming, and algorithm optimization,
 Communication
o Worked in close collaboration with other university groups, in Arizona and in Massachusetts
o Supervised several Master’s students,
o Gave talks at several national and international conferences, (list of publications and conferences),
o Published in several international journals
Webmaster, International Center, IIT, Chicago, IL
Sep 2000 – May 2001
 Maintained and updated web pages and web services daily. Database experience: mySQL, ASP, MS access,
 Maintained the office network,
 Worked in a team to advise and help international students with their administrative processes.
Computer network technical, FNAC, Clichy, France
 Installed and customized software under Windows
 Assisted workers with problems over the phone and in person.
June 2000 – July 2000
Technical Assistant, Deutsche Telekom, Berlin, Germany
July /1999 – Sep 1999
 Developed and customized a software tool for tasks management, for communication within the company.
 Developed a web GUI in a UNIX environment.
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL
PhD in Electrical Engineering, December 2004
MS Computer System Engineering, May 2001
Cumulative GPA : 4.0
Cumulative GPA : 4.0
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Electronique et de ses Applications (ENSEA), Paris, France
Degree of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2002
BIA: diploma of initiation in Aeronautics. June 2000
Lycée Blaise Pascal, Clermont–Ferrand, France
BS Physics and Mathematics
Simulation of direct and indirect semiconductor materials including Si, GaAs, GaN, Ge, InSb, InP.
2D and 3D simulations of submicron to 100 nm semiconductor transistors, FETs, MOSFET, HEMT.
Algorithmic optimization of a simulation software, reduced by 50% the codes memory usage, and by 30% the CPU time.
C programming under UNIX (client server, sockets, semaphores, shared memory).
OS design and implementation, concurrent programming, parallel processing, computer communication networks.
Design and implementation of a micro controller high frequency transmitter – receiver, connected to the PC serial port.
Design and implementation of an ASIC video filter, performing edge detection. VLSI, Verilog, Magic, VHDL.
Simulation of 4 LAN, Fast Ethernet, ATM, FDDI, Token Ring under OPNET.
Extra Curricular Activities and Affiliations
IEEE, student member, 2002 – present
President of the International Students’ Organization at IIT. 2001-2004
President and coach of the ENSEA Rugby Association, 1998 - 2000
Conductor of ENSEA Choral Association. 1998 - 2000
Musical interests include saxophone, piano and guitar.