Vahe Caliskan

Teaching Experience

Industrial Experience

  • Continental AG – Automotive Division (Deer Park, IL)
    Senior Technical Expert, July 2006 – December 2008
    Engineering support for a number of projects in automotive electronic and electrical systems including modeling, simulation, analysis and design. Much of the work is focused on electronic engine and transmission controllers. Member of the Patent Review Committee.

  • Motorola Incorporated – Automotive Division (Deer Park, IL & Northbrook, IL)
    Acquired by Continental AG (July 2006)
    Principal Staff Electronics Engineer, November 2000 – July 2006
    Engineering support for a number of projects in automotive electronic and electrical systems including modeling, simulation, analysis and design. Much of the work is focused on electronic engine and transmission controllers. Member of the Patent Review Committee.

  • Mercedes-Benz AG – Advanced Series Development (Stuttgart, Germany)
    Visiting Research Engineer, November 1995 – February 1996
    Modeling of the automotive electrical power supply system and implementation of a computer simulation to evaluate alternative power supply architectures.

  • North American Philips Corporation – Philips Research Laboratories (Briarcliff Manor, NY)
    Graduate Research Engineer, May 1992 – August 1992
    Investigation of the effects of snubbers on electromagnetic interference (EMI) emissions. Analysis and design of a voltage regulating controller with reduced noise.

  • IntraAction Corporation – Optics Division (Bellwood, IL)
    Acousto-Optic Technician, 1986 – 1990 during summers and breaks
    Analysis, design and construction of electrical matching networks for optically coupled acousto-optic devices.