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Senior RF Design Engineer Special Projects
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1982 - 1988: Primary Education, Beesel
1988 - 1995: Preparatory University Education, Roermond:
• Examination Subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Dutch.
1995 – 2000: Electrical Engineering, Fontys Technical University, Eindhoven, the Netherlands:
8/8/1998 - 31/1/1999: Practical Placement at PIB Engineering & Design Office, Aruba, Dutch Caribbean:
• Reina Beatrix Airport Expansion Project; Electrical Design Verification of Stork design for Steam Turbine Generator, AutoCAD Design of Electrical Installations and Supervision of Sub-contractors.
1/8/1999 - 31/1/2000: Graduation Project at Strategic Radio Design-department of Vodafone in Maastricht, the Netherlands:
• Innovation in the field of Antennas & Microwave Propagation: Research & Development resulting in practical design of a passive repeater for non-line-of-sight 38GHz-Point-to-Multi-Point Microwave Radio. Repeater solution was practically implemented by Siemens, measured and tested on KPI’s and found successful.
1/6/2000 - 1/10/2000: Vodafone Netherlands, Strategic Transmission Network Designer
• Siemens SRAL-Microwave Radio Implementation Project, Electro Magnetic Compatibility Study for grounding of microwave radios.
1/10/2000-1/2/2002: Ericsson, the Netherlands, UMTS Radio Network Planner & Designer
• UMTS Radio Network Planning Consultant for ex-BT Subsidiary Telfort. Participation in UMTS Propagation Model Tuning Project.
• UMTS Air interface dimensioning.
• UMTS Multi-Service Traffic Engineering in co-operation with Ericsson R&D-Department in Stockholm.
• UMTS Radio Network Planner of Region Rotterdam.
1/2/2002 - Now: T-mobile Netherlands, 2G/3G-RF Planning & Optimisation Engineer
1/2/2002-31/10/2003: Radio Planner & Optimiser Region Noord-Holland
• GSM Radio Coverage Planning
• Site Acquisition Request Form-Issuing (search rings)
• Site Searching
• Technical Site Surveys
• Verification Drive-testing
• Capacity planning
• Frequency/BSIC/Neighbour Planning (Radio Information Sheet)
• Hardware Optimisation
• UMTS RFQ RanN: Technical Evaluation of vendors Nokia / Siemens / Alcatel / Nortel for RanN, (ex)-joint-venture between T-mobile and Orange in the Netherlands.
• T-mobile International Competence Centre Pegaplan Planning Tool Development: Contribution on Multi-Service Network Grade of Service (congestion) dimensioning by Kaufman & Roberts Recursive solution (described in COST242). Planning tool specifications with regard to 2.5G-3G Packet Switched Traffic dimensioning (3GPP 25.892,