Ricardo Castro

Email: 
me@ricardocastro.solutions
Year: 
2017
Department / Program: 
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Project: 
UCSB Hyperloop

Bio

Ricardo Castro is a graduating Electrical Engineering major that has spent most of his last two years in college taking signal analysis, controls, and image processing elective courses in addition to all the circuits, physics, and math courses that are required for the major. Ricardo Castro is part of Hyperloop's Sensors and Controls Team, where he is in charge of system test implementation, specifically focusing on the integrity of the electronics in the system. Outside of Capstone, most of Ricardo’s studies are focused on signal processing and control systems. He hopes to explore a career that relates to signal processing after graduating. He has interned as an IT for a local ADAS company where he become more familiar with typical workplace procedures, as well as helped to maintain the company's technology for employees' day to day use. He has spent much of his spare time involved in outreach events and STEM diversity clubs such as being involved in S&T MESA day and being an officer of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, an organization that aims to help minorities and first generation students succeed in college by providing students with resources such as professional development workshops and professor meet and greets. Additionally, some issues that Ricardo finds critical in addressing are environmental preservation and animal welfare.

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