Guess what? I currently have a job at Texas Instruments... but feel free to look anyway!

= Joseph Zbiciak =

Address available on request
intvnut AT gmail DOT com *


Work History

  • DSP Applications Engineer
    Texas Instruments, Inc 1996 - present
    • Maintained internal VLIW scheduling tool for TMS320C6000-family DSPs, and developed various VLIW scheduling improvements,
    • Wrote optimized DSP functions in VLIW assembly and C,
    • Analyzed and help specify extensions to C6000-family DSP architecture,
    • Initiated and maintained group source code repository, and
    • Generally supported architecture, compiler and benchmarking efforts related to C6000-family DSPs.

  • Student System Administrator
    Bradley Univ. Computing Services, 1996

  • Computer Hotline Consultant
    Bradley Univ. Computing Services, 1992-1996

  • Independent Computer Consultant and Programmer
    • Dr. Andrew Purvis, 1995-1996
    • Internet Michigan, Inc., 1995-1996
    • E.W. Bliss, Inc, 1992-1993
    • Roush Acct. and Tax Service, 1990-1993
    • Hastings Public Library, 1989-1992
    • Hastings YMCA, 1989-1991

  • Systems Programmer and Administrator
    Texas Networking, Inc., Summer 1995

  • Salesperson and Assistant Manager
    Hastings Radio Shack, 1991-1993

  • Computer Programmer
    Hastings TrueValue, 1990-1991

Computer Experience Overview

  • Operating Systems: Linux, SunOS 4.x, Solaris 2.x, AT&T System V, MS-DOS, MacOS
  • Current Architectures: Extensive use of TMS320C6x VLIW DSP, IBM PC, Sun Sparc

Programming Skills

  • Languages:
    • Current programming focus is on C and VLIW Assembler.
    • Fluent in C, Assembler (multiple 8-, 16-, and 32-bit platforms), Bourne Shell, HTML.
    • Somewhat knowledgeable in C++, Pascal, and Perl.

  • Adaptabilility:
    • Self taught in all but C and 68HC11 & 8051 assembler with over 15 years of extensive programming experience using multiple platforms.
    • Currently personal interests include developing VLIW programming and scheduling techniques for devices such as the 320C6x DSP.

  • Personal programming projects:
    • Projects in sound synthesis and filtering using DSP techniques.
    • Personal investigation into real-time 3-D graphics rendering and animation.
    • Investigation of various visual graphic effects
    • Custom WWW/CGI-script programming
    • Investigation of custom VLIW scheduling techniques for VLIW architectures.

Networking Skills

  • Knowledgeable about TCP/IP stacks and fundamental network protocol
  • TCP/IP Network hardware and software configuration and maintenance
  • SLIP/PPP troubleshooting experience
  • HTTPd (WWW Server) configuration and maintenance

Formal Education

Relevant Course Projects


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Dr. Donald R. Schertz
Electrical Engineering
Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625
Dr. Thomas Stewart
Electrical Engineering
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Dr. Gary L. Dempsey
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Peoria, IL 61625


Last update: 16-Sep-2000

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