Nathaniel Furman


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Electrical Engineering PhD Student

I am a current researcher and learner at the University of California, Irvine working towards a Masters and PhD in Electrical Engineering with an expected graduation year of 2025. I am interested in collaborations between groups and I welcome inquiries into my work. The work of my group can be found here.

Nathaniel Furman
5200 Engineering Service Rd
Irvine, CA, 92617
P: (949) 824 - 4333
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Education


University of California, Irvine

Sept 2020 - Present
Masters & PhD

I am working with Dr. Capolino in emerging devices that utilize the intrinsic physical properties in nanostructure materials for improvements in communications technology.

University of Miami

Aug 2016 - May 2020
Bachelors

Double majoring in Electrical Engineering and Physics, I was involved in Student Government, Honor Societies, Racquetball, Leadership Programs, and more.

Skill Set


ANALYTICAL PROBLEM SOLVING
FUSION 360
INTERPERSONAL & INTERGROUP COMMUNICATION
FACILITATION
PYTHON
LOGISTICAL PLANNING & CRITICAL THINKING
ELECTRONICS DESIGN
MATLAB
JAVA & C++

Work Experience


Univ. of Miami College of Engineering

Oct 2016 - Feb 2020
Team Lead

Worked closely with the director of facilities and other students to provide 3D printing services to the larger student body and University with pushes for filament recycling and lab sustainability in a customer service focused role.

  • Created effective work flow for print requesting and fulfillment.
  • Oversaw the installation, operation, and training of over $100,000 worth of equipment.
  • Responsible for the completion of special projects for the College of Engineering and University.

Univ. of Miami College of Engineering

Mar 2019 - Mar 2020
Researcher

Under the direction of Dr. Khizroev, our group conducted research on magneto-electric nanoparticles (MENPs) for neuromorphic and spintronic computing applications in next generation processors.

  • Implemented circuity used to levitate and manipulate particles using an electromagnet.
  • Investigated diamagnetic material properties in order to better understand MENP movement in external EM fields.
  • Improved existing methods to read data from MENPs.

Activities and Honors


Activities
  • Coordinator, Facilitator, IMPACT Leadership Retreat 2017, 2018, 2019
  • OAE, First Year Fellow 2017, 2018, 2019
  • President, Eta Kappa Nu 2019-2020 Academic Year
Honors
  • Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) - 2018
  • Mortal Board - 2018
  • Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) - 2017