Sina Kahnemouyi


Academic and Industry Projects

A diverse and in-depth background

About Me

Embedded Software Engineer
Embedded Systems, Firmware Engineering

I am a Computer Engineering M.S. graduate from UC Santa Cruz with an emphasis in embedded systems. I received my B.S. in Electrical Engineering and minor in Computer Engineering with the Dean’s Honors from UCSC. During my education at UCSC I worked on projects varying from making autonomous rovers and UAVs to designing bio-medical and audio sensor firmware. Since then I've wroked as an embedded engineer in Audio, Networks, Wireless chargin and Automotive industries. For more details about my projects including videos, source code and project reports please visit my portfolio.


Organizations and Companies

My current and former colleagues and employers


Senior Software Engineer
Design and test firmware for diagnostic applications.

Sennheiser, San Francisco

Audio Systems and Firmware Engineer Intern
Worked on designing firmware for wireless audio systems

Integrated Device Technology

Firmware Engineer (Intern)
Designed firmware for Wireless Charging applications

University of California, Santa Cruz

PhD Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Junior Specialist
Researched on robotics and embedded systems. Taught embedded C/C++ to undergraduate students.


Graduate Researcher
Designed a system of multiple autonomous collaborative rovers

NASA Centennial Challenges

Robot Design Competitor
Designed an autonomous rover for the NASA Centennial Challenges: Sample Return Robot in a team of 6.

UCSC Danser Lab

Graduate Research Assistant
Autonomous robotics, embedded systems RF network research