Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Inc.
Providing expertise in microwave/RF technology, power devices, semiconductor wafer processing, antennas, wireless sensor technology, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Engineering Department, major university
Senior RF Design Engineer, MKS Instruments, ENI Products, Rochester, NY
Developed and designed switchmode RF power amplifiers with pulsing capability at high frequency (HF) range. Developed and designed Class E RF power amplifiers at HF range with 5% bandwidth using inductive clamp topology. Other responsibilities included development and design of high directivity directional couplers at HF range using microstrip technology. Developed and designed planar inductors using composite materials such as Ferrite and Alumina at HF range.
RF Design Engineer, MKS Instruments, ENI Products, Rochester, NY
Designed 5kW and 1kW Class E RF amplifier modules at HF range. Also developed simulation technique to extract the parasitics of high power devices such as MOSFET. Developed and designed diode stabilization network for high power RF amplifiers. Modeled and simulated spiral inductors for a four-way microstrip power combiner at HF range.
RF Product Engineer, MKS Instruments, ENI Products, Rochester, NY
Provided product support for a compact system, which includes RF power generators, matching network, power supply and V/I probe. Improved existing designs for RF power systems for a better performance per customer request. Introduced and implemented test procedures currently practiced throughout field offices in USA, Korea and Japan. Designed test fixtures and assemblies for RF products. Analyzed and identified product specifications. Identified and qualified the replacement components for the obsolete components. Implemented engineering change orders and design deviations.
Teaching Assistant, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Syracuse University
Recitation Instructor for Electrical Engineering Fundamentals, DC-AC Analysis of Electrical Circuits, Digital and Analog Circuits Analysis.
Research Assistant, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept., Osmangazi University, Turkey
Recitation Instructor for Introduction to Microprocessors.
Teaching Assistant, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept., University of Gaziantep, Turkey
Lab Instructor for Circuit Analysis, Electromechanical Energy Conversion.
Intern Engineer, Turkish Siemens Cable Factory, Mudanya, Bursa, Turkey
Fiber Optics Cable Unit
Intern Engineer, Profilo Telra TV Production Factory, Corlu, Tekirdag, Turkey
Research and Development Group