KARTHIK GANESAN

ABOUT

My name is Karthik Ganesan and I am a MASc student at the University of Toronto, in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department.

My research looks at improving the energy efficiency of modern computing systems. My research is advised by Dr. Natalie Enright Jerger

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EDUCATION

Master of Applied Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto

IN PROGRESS

Bachelors of Applied Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo

JUNE 2011



WORK

Graphics Validation Lead
Advanced Micro Devices, Markham, ON

Lead in the graphics validation team, testing and debugging state of the art x86 based System on a chip (APU) and Graphics ASICs (GPU).
Assisted in pre-silicon planning and scoping of validation efforts, by understanding features of the SOC under test and developing test plans to fully validate the chip prior to tape-out.
Coordinated both planning and text execution activites across a global engineering network, spanning several countries.

Jul 11 - Nov 15

Interim Software Developer (co-op)
Qualcomm Inc, San Diego, CA

Assist in software integration duties for the latest line of Qualcomm Chips.
Aid the integration team is obtaining and maintaining the code-base from the various functional teams.

Aug 10 - Dec 10

Hardware and Systems Developer (co-op)
ON Semiconductor, Waterloo, ON

Assist in software integration duties for the latest line of Qualcomm Chips.
Aid the integration team is obtaining and maintaining the code-base from the various functional teams.

Jan 09 - Apr 09
Aug 09 - Dec 09

Chipset Marketing Engineer (co-op)
Advanced Micro Devices, Markham, ON

Perform benchmarking and performance analysis on internal and competitor products
Assemble PC systems and prepare systems for use in trade shows
Assist partners in resolving issues with reference motherboards, in order to assist a timely launch of AMD based OEM platforms.

Sep 07 - Dec 07
May 08 - Aug 08



CONTACT

Email
firstname DOT lastname AT mail DOT utoronto DOT ca

Address
The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
10 King's College Road
Toronto, Ontario - M5S 3G4

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