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Gina Smith

Gina Smith


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Skills & Interests


  • IEEE
    Sr. Member 08/2013 – Current
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
    Member 01/2013 – Current
  • Yankee Ladies (Chapter of Women in Aviation)
    Member 11/2012 – Current

Education History

  • MS Systems Engineering (05/2005)
    Johns Hopkins
  • BS Electrical Engineering (05/1995)
    NC A& T State University
  • Associates Applied Science Electronics Engineering Technology (02/1991)
    Wake Technical Community College


  • Smith, Gina, R. (2010). FPGA 101s. Elsevier.
  • Smith, Gina, R. (2008). The art of FPGA construction in Embedded Systems Design.

Teaching Experience

  • Introduction to Microcontrollers with introduction to FPGAs (Winter 2013)
    • Morgan State University – FPGAs
    • I developed the online microcontroller and FPGA portion of this course. This involved teaching basic information about microcontrollers and FPGAs, developing labs, discussion board topics and developing the final project. I created this course using Quality Matter Standards. This course was certified prior to being offered online.

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Project Performance (08/2004)
    I received the Outstanding Project Performance award from Raytheon because of the work I performed on the Digital Transponder project. I was a lead engineer over several design engineers.
  • Northrop Grumman's Technical Merit Award (11/1998)
    I received Northrop Grumman's Technical Merit Award for my "High Voltage Switching Design".


  • Subsection Chairperson (05/2015 – Current) IEEE Lower Cape Fear