Chandra G. Ellaurie, PEng.
CURRENTLY involved in the development of a web based education system known as 'MANAGED LEARNER'.
Staff Software Engineer, DENSO International America, Carlsbad, California [2000 - 2001]
- Member of the Call Processing division
charged with the responsibility of preparing the System Selection software
for 2G and 3G CDMA handsets using the Qualcomm protocol stack for the Sprint
and Verizon wireless networks.
Engineer , IBM, Encinitas, California [1998 - 1999]
- Member of team that upgraded the
GSM Phase I Protocol Stack to produce the GSM Phase II handset. Worked extensively with the Layer
3 components of the protocol stack viz. Call Control, Mobililty Management
and Radio Resources.
Engineer, PCS WIRELESS, INC. , Vancouver, Canada [1996 - 1997]
- Developed the software for the
CellPATH Distributed Antenna Array System which consisted of a Base Station
Extender with several Microcell Extenders that extended cellular coverage
[GSM, AMPS 800 – 900 MHz] to in-building sites (shopping malls and sports
CGE INFORMATICA, Vancouver, Canada [1994 - 1996]
- Contracted services to companies
in the Vancouver Lower Mainland. [Most significant project during this time: Developed a minimum implementation
of CCITT T.30 Specification (Facsimile Communications over Civilian Channels)
for Metricom Cellular to help them properly implement facsimile communications
over their proprietary Ricochet networks.]
TRIONICS TECHNOLOGY LTD, Vancouver, Canada [1990 - 1993]
- Developed the Lanier 161, a device
that enabled regular facsimile machines to communicate via Strategic Telephone
Units with secure facsimile copiers over military networks. The 161 obtained certification
from the DOD in 1992 confirming that it met the requirements for both US
MIL_STD_188_161B and NATO Stanag 5000 digital facsimile protocol standards.
- Served as voting member with TIA
TR29 Facsimile Systems and Equipment Committee during 1991 - 1992.
UNITED ELECTRONICS CORPORATION, South Africa 
- Contributed to the development
and testing of the Submarine Navigation Subsystem that was linked to other
subsystems by means of LAN cards implementing MIL_STD_1553B. Developed software that configured
and controlled the LAN cards from an Intel 80286 CPU module via a Multibus
[ Travelled extensively overseas during 1988]
Software Engineer, GRINAKER RESEARCH, South Africa [1986 – 1987]
[First company in the world
to do a practical implementation of frequency hopping – Miltech 1985.]
- Member of a team that developed
a new version of the Milcom KY500 Data Entry Terminal [DET] which is an hand-held
unit used by infantry-men to communicate fixed-format and free-text alphanumeric
messages with one another or their base station securely and reliably. Wrote the protocol software to
link the DET to an high speed modem that was widely used by NATO forces.
Supervised interface tests that were concluded very successfully in Europe.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES LTD., South Africa 
- Designed software to configure
and control CIT Alcatel Telephone Exchange Systems.
COMPUTER SCIENCES LTD., South Africa 
- Designed code for Genrad Automatic
Test Equipment to test complex digital circuit boards in a matter of seconds.
APPRENTICE COLLEGE, South Africa 
- Taught Math, Electronics and Engineering
- Professional Engineer – Association
of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C.
- Engineering Degree [Electrical
Communications] – University of Durban-Westville.
- Certificate in Financial Planning
– Canadian Institute of Financial Planning.
- Member of IEEE – Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
- Member of AMA – Academy of Model
Aeronautics [1999 - 2001].
- Rotarian - Vancouver Downtown
Club [1990 - 2000].