Resumes

Resume for William D. Jansen

Summary

Since 1980, William D. Jansen has been the president of Makago Electronics, Inc., an electronics design engineering consulting firm. He has been cranking out designs since 1965. The embedded systems work began with an Intel 4004 project in 1975.

Professional Experience

Makago Electronics Turning Ideas into Products! (Oct., 1980 – Present) Palo Alto, CA, then Kailua, HI, and currently San Diego, CA.
Varian Associates (August, 1975 – October, 1980) Palo Alto, CA (Experience: Designed controls for vacuum instruments and systems.)
William D. Jansen, Consultant (Jan., 1975 – Aug., 1975) Mountain View, CA (Experience: Taught other engineers how to use microprocessors.)
Norse Systems (November, 1973 – January, 1974) Hayward, CA (Experience: Designed an non-invasive blood pressure measurement instrument.)
Atmospheric Sciences, Inc. (October, 1972 – November, 1973) Sunnyvale, CA (Experience: Designed computer controls for saw mills.)
Quantum Science Corporation (October, 1971 – October, 1972) Palo Alto, CA (Experience: Staff EE at a marketing firm.)
Calltek (October, 1970 – October, 1971) Mountain View, CA (Experience: Designed a mobile radio tone decoder.)
Santa Rita Technology (August, 1968 – October 1970) Santa Clara, CA (Experience: Designed classified radio equipment.)
Lockheed Missiles and Space Company (May, 1967 – August, 1968) Sunnyvale, CA (Experience: Staff EE for missile test equipment.)
General Electric Company (June, 1965 – August 1967) Cleveland, OH (Experience: Designed test instruments for light bulb production.)

Education

BSEE – Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, OH; June, 1965.
Graduate Courses in engineering and management; University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA
Mead & Conway VLSI Design courses; Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA; September, 1979.
CMOS upgrade classes; SynMos; Santa Clara, CA; October 1981.
Modern Communications; University of Idaho; 1999

Publications

STIMULUS – DEPENDENT VOICE COMMUNICATION ECM, AFAL-TR-69-152, Air Force Avionics Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; July, 1969 (Classified)
STIMULUS-DEPENDENT VOICE COMMUNICATION ECM, AFAL-TR-70-304, Air Force Avionics Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; February, 1971 (Classified)
THE SILICON FOUNDRY: CONCEPTS AND REALITY, VLSI Design Magazine, First Quarter, 1981
Technical Editor; VLSI Design Magazine

Patents

US. Patent No. 4,074,711: Apparatus and Process for Determining Systolic Blood Pressure.

Teaching

Instructor, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
– Math 72: “Math for Electronics” (Calculus)
– Elec 70: “Introduction to Microprocessors”
Adjunct professor, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI
– IS607: “Introduction to Hardware and Data Communications”
– IS613: “Telecommunications”

Jansen_picture
William D. Jansen in the lab.