Born and raised in Togo, West Africa on December 31, 1980, Sam Aggrey D'Almeida is a communication engineer at Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics (MEEM) at Michigan Technological University. He is interested in cyber-physical systems design, simulation, and control. He is also a doctoral cohort in engineering management at George Washington University (GWU). He completed a master's degree in electrical engineering with emphasis in communications and networking from GWU in May 2020 and a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics and aerospace engineering from the University of Arizona (UA) in May 2016.
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Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Systems Simulation from Michigan Technological University by fall 2021
Graduate Certificate in Medical Devices and Technologies from Michigan Technological University by spring 2022
Graduate Certificate in Electric Power Engineering from Michigan Technological University by spring 2023
PHD in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics with research focus in cyber-physical systems for electric utilities and medical robotic devices by spring 2024
Professional Engineering (PE) license, electronics, control, and communications from NCEES by November 2023
Qualifications Summary[edit | edit source]
Dedicated communications engineer with a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering, and bachelor's degrees in mathematics and aerospace engineering. Combine leadership skills with a solid foundation in circuitry and schematic design, fiber and microwave communications design, IP/MPLS network design, configuration, and management.
High proficiency in Dynamics Systems Simulation with MATLAB
High proficiency in Network automation with Python
High proficiency in Robotics Design and Simulation with Python
Current Projects[edit | edit source]
- Photovoltaic Shift to Noon mentored by Dr. Pearce, Joshua
- Automation of Network Equipment configurations (RX1500 & 7705)
- Design and simulation of a robot capable of taking human's vital sign