Embedded Systems Architect
Stay positive and be curious.
WHAT DO YOU DO?
I design and release the architecture of the commercial on highway trucks. This involves being abreast of emerging trends in commercial truck technologies like ADAS systems and electrification in the automotive industry.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS FIELD?
I have always been interested in cars and cool gadgets. Fixing up my first car really made me interested in the automotive field. My masters degree in power electronics and motor controls reinforced my interest in renewable energy and electrification.
WHAT DO YOU LOOK AT & THINK, "I WISH YOUNGER ME WOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WAS POSSIBLE?"
Sometimes I explain technical concepts to my colleagues who have worked in the industry for longer than I have been on this planet! Such experiences are very humbling and exhilarating at the same time.
WHY DO YOU LOVE WORKING IN STEM?
Solving problems and working towards a clean future keep me going everyday.
BEST ADVICE FOR NEXT GENERATION?
Stay positive and BE CURIOUS. I would advise younger STEM engineers to be vocal and voice out their opinions and questions at all times.
INSPO / FUN FACT
"You can't blend in when you were born to stand out"- R.J. Palacios