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1 # Cameron Dale
2
3 *4326 Dundas St.*
4 *Burnaby, B.C. V5C 1B3*
5 *Phone: 778-833-3775*
6 *E-mail: <camrdale@gmail.com>*
7 *Website: <http://www.camrdale.org/>*
8
9 ## Profile
10
11 * Master's student at Simon Fraser University's Department of Computing Science
12 * Bachelor of Science, major in Honours Applied Physics, minor in Computing Science
13 * Five years of experience in university labs, government-funded research institutions and the
14 fiber optic industry
15 * Expert with computers and computer programming
16
17 ## Computer Skills
18
19 Programming:
20
21 * Very experienced with: C, C++, Python, Visual Basic, HTML, PHP, LabView, Matlab, sh, SQL
22 * Some familiarity with: Java, Javascript, Perl, Visual C++, Lisp, Pascal, Modula-2,
23 SAS, JCL, Maple
24
25 Software Packages:
26
27 * Linux, Windows, Macintosh, Microsoft Office, MySQL and others
28
29 ## Publications
30
31 **C. Dale**, J. Liu, B. Li, ["On the Network Topologies Formed in BitTorrent Downloads"][p6],
32 IEEE Infocom, 2008 (submitted).
33
34 X. Cheng, **C. Dale**, J. Liu, ["Understanding the Characteristics of Internet Short Video
35 Sharing: YouTube as a Case Study"][p5], IEEE Infocom, 2008 (submitted).
36
37 **C. Dale**, J. Liu, ["A Measurement Study of Piece Population in BitTorrent"][p4], Proc. IEEE
38 Globecom, Washington, DC, USA, November 26-30, 2007.
39
40 X.K. Chen, R. Wiersma, C.X. Wang, O.J. Pitts, **C. Dale**, C.R. Bolognesi, S.P. Watkins, ["Local
41 vibrational modes of carbon in GaSb and GaAsSb"][p1], Applied Physics Letters, 80, 1942 (2002).
42
43 S.P. Watkins, O. Pitts, **C. Dale**, X.G.Xu, M. Dvorak, N. Matine, and C.R. Bolognesi, ["Heavily
44 carbon-doped GaAsSb grown on InP for HBT applications"][p2], Journal of Crystal Growth, 221, 59 (2000).
45
46 **Cameron Dale**, ["Alloy scattering limitation on the mobility of holes in p-type GaAsSb"][p3],
47 Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Supervised by Dr. Simon Watkins, (1999)
48
49 [p1]: Resume/66carbon_in_gasb.pdf
50 [p2]: Resume/58carbondopingGaAsSb.pdf
51 [p3]: Resume/thesis.pdf
52 [p4]: Resume/pieces.pdf
53 [p5]: Resume/youtube.pdf
54 [p6]: Resume/btnetworks.pdf
55
56 ## Work Experience
57
58 Apr '07-Aug '07 &mdash; [Google Summer of Code](http://code.google.com/soc/2007/) \[ [[more info|Resume/GoogleSoC]] ]
59
60 * *Student Developer*: successfully completed the
61 [DebTorrent project](http://debtorrent.alioth.debian.org) working with
62 [Debian](http://www.debian.org)
63 * developed a new peer-to-peer distribution method for distributing packages to users
64 * worked independently, sometimes collaborating with other developers around the world
65 * mentored by [Anthony Towns](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Towns)
66
67 Jan '04-Aug '05 &mdash; [JGKB Photonics Inc.](http://www.jgkb.com/), Burnaby, B.C \[ [[more info|JGKB]] ]
68
69 * *Manufacturing*: assembled and developed assembly procedures for all products
70 * *Database Administrator*: created, maintained and developed the in-house data tracking system, including an RDBMS backend ([MySQL](http://www.mysql.com)), secure authentication, web (PHP) and Microsoft Access (ODBC) frontends, and automatic data entry from test stations
71 * *Quality Coordinator*: organized/implemented the ISO 9001 quality management system
72 * *IT*: system administrator and resident expert, involved in major computer system upgrade
73
74 Jan `03-Aug '03 &mdash; Connection Couriers, Vancouver, B.C. \[ [[more info|Courier]] ]
75
76 * *Bike Courier*
77
78 Sept '00-Aug '01 &mdash; [JDS Uniphase Inc.](http://www.jdsu.com/), Ottawa, Ontario \[ [[more info|JDSU]] ]
79
80 * *Product Development* in the [Optical Frequency Interleavers](http://www.jdsu.com/index2.cfm?NAVCID=5&CID=5&PageName=Interleaver, Passive, 50/100 GHz and 100/200GHz, IBC Series&ACT=Display&ProductID=1090&G_ID=10&C_ID=219&s_ID=322 "A similar product currently being made.")
81 group of the Fibre Optic Products division
82 * Setup an elaborate computer simulation of the primary optical part in our product
83 * Worked closely with manufacturing to determine their specifications and tolerances
84 * Simulated the product assembly, and determined yields based on customer specifications
85 * Qualified the simulation by comparing with actual yields from manufacturing
86 * Determined the manufacturability of new designs, and what areas needed improvement
87 * Learned about the fibre optic industry through training sessions, courses, and seminars:
88 * 2-day course: Optics for Optical Fibre Telecommunications
89 * Half-day course: Gaussian Beam Propagation
90
91 May-Aug, 2000 &mdash; [Dr. Simon Watkins](http://www.sfu.ca/physics/faculty/watkins.html)
92 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. \[ [[more info|SFUJob]] ]
93
94 * *Research Assistant*: grew semiconductors by Metal-Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition (MOCVD)
95 * Characterized them using the Hall effect, X-ray diffraction, atomic force microscopy, photoluminescence, and Raman scattering
96 * Analysed and prepared data for presentation in 2 papers
97
98 May-Aug, 1999 &mdash; [Dr. John Strom-Olsen](http://www.physics.mcgill.ca/~johnso/)
99 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec \[ [[more info|McGill]] ]
100
101 * *Research Assistant*: maintained a computer-controlled metal hydration/dehydration system
102 * Updated the data acquisition and control system, purchasing and installing new computers and acquisition cards, and creating a new interface based in LabVIEW
103 * Tested and maintained an oxygen-free glove box system
104
105 May-Aug, 1998 &mdash; [TRIUMF](http://www.triumf.ca/)
106 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. \[ [[more info|TRIUMF]] ]
107
108 * *Research Assistant*: developed and tested a new detector to prepare it for installation in a
109 [new beamline](http://www.triumf.ca/isac/dragon/drweb3-1200.jpg
110 "The detector is shown in this picture at the end of the now completed beamline.")
111 * Worked with the electronics equipment, gas handling, data acquisition and analysis systems
112 * Gained experience and knowledge of all kinds of particle detectors
113
114 Jan-Aug, 1997 &mdash; ISM-BC, Burnaby, B.C. \[ [[more info|ISMBC]] ]
115
116 * *Junior Programmer*: Developed mainframe database requests of relevant server availability data
117 * Programmed complicated statistical analysis of the data using SAS
118 * Created automatic report generation scripts of the results for delivery to clients
119
120 Aug, 1997 &mdash; [PlayLand](http://www.pne.bc.ca/playland/)
121 [Pacific National Exhibition](http://www.pne.bc.ca), Vancouver, B.C. \[ [[more info|PNE]] ]
122
123 * Sold ride passports
124
125 ## Education
126
127 Sept '06-Present &mdash; Master's of Computing Science, [Simon Fraser University](http://www.sfu.ca/), Burnaby, B.C. \[ [[more info|Graduate]] ]
128
129 * supervisor: [Jiangchuan Liu](http://www.cs.sfu.ca/~jcliu/)
130 * group: [Multimedia and Wireless Netowrking](http://netsg.cs.sfu.ca/)
131 * studying networking, in particual peer-to-peer networking and video streaming
132 * cumulative GPA of 4.13
133
134 Sept '00-Aug '01 &mdash; On-the-job Training,
135 [JDS Uniphase Inc.](http://www.jdsu.com/), Ottawa, Ontario
136
137 * 2-day course: Assembler Training for Engineers
138 * 2-day course: Optics for Optical Fibre Telecommunications
139 * half-day course: Gaussian Beam Propagation
140 * attended the weekly JDS Uniphase seminar
141
142 Sept '95-Apr '00 &mdash;
143 Bachelor of Science, [Simon Fraser University](http://www.sfu.ca/), Burnaby, B.C. \[ [[more info|Undergrad]] ]
144
145 * graduated with First Class Honours
146 * major in [Honours Applied Physics](http://www.sfu.ca/physics/ugrad/AppliedPhysicsHonorsProgram.htm),
147 minor in [Computing Science](http://www.cs.sfu.ca/undergrad/Advising/programs.html#minors)
148 * cumulative GPA of 3.92, upper division GPA of 3.98
149 * graduate of the [co-operative education program](http://www.sfu.ca/coop/science/)
150
151 ## Academic and Community Service
152
153 *Volunteer Developer*: [Debian GNU/Linux](http://www.debian.org) (Jan 2006 - Present) \[ [[more info|Debian]] ]
154
155 *Journalist*: [The Peak](http://www.peak.sfu.ca/index.html), SFU's student-run newspaper (May -
156 June, 2000)
157
158 *Student Representative*: SFU Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (September 1999 - April 2000)
159
160 *President*: SFU Physics Student Union (September 1999 - April 2000)
161
162 *Vice-President*: SFU Physics Student Union (September 1998 - April 1999)
163
164 *Volunteer*: [Vancouver International Writers Festival](http://www.writersfest.bc.ca/) (October, 2002)
165
166 ## Scholarship and Awards
167
168 Mar, 2007 &mdash;
169 [$17,500 NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship M](http://www.nserc.ca/sf_e.asp?nav=sfnav&lbi=2a)
170
171 Sept, 2000 &mdash;
172 [$17,000 NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship](http://www.nserc.ca/sf_e.asp?nav=sfnav&lbi=2a) (declined)
173
174 May, 2000 &mdash;
175 [NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award](http://www.nserc.ca/sf_e.asp?nav=sfnav&lbi=1a)
176
177 May, 1999 &mdash;
178 NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award
179
180 Dec, 1999 &mdash;
181 Simon Fraser University Honour Roll (semester GPA above 4.0)
182
183 Apr, 1999 &mdash;
184 SFU Honour Roll
185
186 Apr, 1998 &mdash;
187 SFU Honour Roll
188
189 Dec, 1996 &mdash;
190 SFU Honour Roll
191
192 Oct, 1999 &mdash;
193 $2,300 Evelyn and Leigh Palmer Scholarship to SFU
194
195 Jun, 1995 &mdash;
196 $20,000 Gordon M. Shrum Entrance Scholarship to SFU
197
198
199 Want to see more? Take a look at some of [[my pictures|Pictures]].

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