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Amir Rustamzadeh

Amir Rustamzadeh

Graduate Student Researcher

Center for Environmental Research & Technology

Graduate Student Researcher at Center for Environmental Research & Technology

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Center for Environmental Research & Technology

Graduate Student Researcher

Leading development of a 1MWh battery energy storage system that will power two large research facilities during peak consumption periods to reduce annual electricity costs by 20%. Project is a part of a $3 million grant from Air Quality Management District.

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Smart Grid Laboratory

Researcher

Space Exploration Technologies

Avionics Intern

Developed methodologies that mitigate the damaging high frequency vibrations on Falcon 9 rocket engine controller electronics during launch through extensive large data analysis of materials tests.

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University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate Researcher

Robotics research under professor Jay A. Farrell.

Space Exploration Technologies

Avionics Intern

Developed embedded systems software for the space station docking mechanism of the Dragon space capsule, which became the first ever commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Academic Part Time Employee

After my internship at JPL was over, my stay was extended with an academic part time employee position in which I continued to work on the Actuator Electronic Ground Support Equipment (AEGSE) project, which was the motor control testing system for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Rover. During my stay I worked on system software configuration, and rack systems assembly.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Mobility and Robotics Systems Intern

- Validated software releases of the Mars rover Actuator Electronic Ground Support Equipment (AEGSE), which enabled engineers to develop the mechanical systems of the Mars Science Laboratory rover.

- Configured software architecture and network hardware of support equipment computers in 4 days, while the project had allocated a minimum of 2 weeks for the task.

- Initially brought on as an intern, but later hired as an Academic Part Time employee due to delivering products well ahead of schedule and other contributions that accelerated the team’s progress.

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University of California, Riverside

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Electrical Engineering

University of California, Riverside

Master's degree, Electrical Engineering

University of California, Riverside

Bachelor's of Science, Electrical Engineering