Renata Melamud










Download Curriculum Vitae (January 2008)




Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University (in progress)


M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University (Completed 03/2005)


B.S. Mechanical Engineering with Honors, Carnegie Mellon University

        with Minor in Robotics and Minor in Computer Science (Completed 06/2003)


Research Experience


Microstructures and Sensors Laboratory, Stanford University

Advisor: Dr. Thomas W. Kenny

Jan. 2004 Present

Temperature compensation of resonators for frequency reference applications.


MEMS Laboratory (ME342), Stanford University

Advisor: Dr Beth L. Pruitt

June 2004 Dec. 2004

SU-8 pressure sensor for in-vivo biological applications.


Computer Integrated Engineering Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University

Advisor: Dr. Kenji Shimada

Sept. 2002 June 2003

Optimization of Metal-Plastic Automotive Components.


Biorobotics Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University

Advisor: Dr. Howie Choset

Sept. 1999 Aug. 2002

Mechanical design of a demining robot.

Mechanical design of a modular snake robot.


Work Experience


SiTime, Sunnyvale, CA

June 2005 Dec. 2005

MEMS Packaging Engineer

Development and analysis of standard IC package for a MEMS resonator.


Bayer Corp. Plastics Division, Pittsburgh, PA

June 2003 Sep. 2003

June 2002 Aug. 2002

CAE Software Development

Software development for optimization of a plastic-metal hybrid automotive bumper for weight reduction.

Software development for automated model preparation for ABAQUS finite element analysis.