Carol Pinto

Graduate Student | Virginia Tech

ABOUT

A graduate student in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Virginia Tech, with a focus on Systems Software, with three years of experience in the development of middleware and multimedia engines on ARM and x86 platforms.

I work in the Secure Embedded Systems lab headed by Dr. Patrick Schaumont.

My research interests include Embedded Software design, Computer Architecture and Multimedia Softwares.

EDUCATION

Master of Science
Computer Engineering
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.

Expected Graduation in SUMMER 2016
IN PROGRESS

Bachelor of Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
PES Institute of Engineering, Bangalore, India.

MAY 2011



WORK

Graduate Research Assistant
Secure Embedded Systems Lab - Virginia Tech, USA

SPRING 2016 - CURRENT

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Virginia Tech, USA

Supervisor: Dr. Mark T. Jones
Teaching assistant for ECE/CS 4504: Computer Organization

JUNE 2010 - JULY 2012

Software Engineer, Intern
Blue Jeans Network, USA

Implemented and tested camera capability feature for the BlueJeans plugin on Mac platform.
Worked on feature enablement of reference counting of memory frames that would contribute to CPU performance optimization.

MAY 2015 – AUGUST 2015

Grader
Virginia Tech, USA

Supervisor: Dr. Douglas K. Lindner
Grader for ECE 2054: Applied Electrical Theory

SEPTEMBER 2014 – DECEMBER 2014

Software Engineer
AllGo Embedded Systems Pvt Ltd, India

Involved in the development and debugging of interface, browser and player framework modules of AllGo's Robust Automotive Connectivity and Entertainment (RACE) IVI software suite.

Worked on porting of the software from Freescale’s i.MX53 platform to i.MX 6, OMAP4 and OMAP5 platforms.

Designed and proposed new API’s based on customer requirements for their multimedia solutions for Volkswagen and Shanghai-GM. Supervised the work of AllGo team in the development of the features for RACE 2.0 and served as a point of contact for all the requirements and customer concerns.

JULY 2011 – JULY 2014

Outsourced Software Engineer
Yanfeng Visteon, China

Worked on the design and development of the middleware framework for their multimedia solutions.

OCTOBER 2013 – JUNE 2014

Intern
AllGo Embedded Systems Pvt Ltd, India

Worked on face recognition project with the AllGo Vision Team.

JULY 2011 – JULY 2014



RESEARCH PROJECTS

A Design Method for Remote Integrity Checking of Complex PCBs

Worked on the software architecture of the project which provides a solution for the remote hardware attestation of a printed circuit board (PCB).

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CONTACT

Email
carol89[at]vt.edu

Address
Secure Embedded Systems Lab
363 Durham Hall
Bradley ECE Department
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone
+1 540 449 8103

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