Utkarsh Verma

Utkarsh Verma
Student
IIITDM - Kancheepuram

Biography

My fascination with technology has propelled me onto various projects spanning hardware and software developments. I came up with a variety of systems of everyday utility, gathering a diverse skill-set to help me approach problems from a unique viewpoint. I am at my best when I get my hands dirty building something. I look forward to new challenges and devising innovative solutions.

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Interests

  • Embedded Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Static Websites
  • Software Development
  • Linux
  • Robotics

Education

B.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering,

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacuring, Kancheepuram


Skills

Electronics

PCB Design, Arduino, IoT, Prototyping

Linux

Software Development, Continuous Integration

Programming

Go, Java, BASH, Python, C, NodeJS

Web Development

HTML, CSS, JS, Hugo, SCSS

Writing

Markdown, LaTeX


Experience

Junior Embedded Systems Engineer

Dextroware Devices

Dec, 2020 – Mar, 2021

Worked on a hands-free input device. Designed the schematics for the prototype and did the R&D for the next stage of the work.

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Team Leader

TARC

Jan, 2020 – Mar, 2020

Co-founded and led a team of 6 undergraduates as the electronics lead. Designed two non-humanoid robots with the team which scored 98/100 points in stage 1 of the national level in ABU Robocon.

Student

Google Code-in

Nov, 2017 – Jan, 2018

Got introduced to the concept of FOSS and contributed to various open-source projects under OpenWISP. Became familiar with software development. Finished in the Top 10 participants under OpenWISP.

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Accomplish­ments

Micromouse Competition

IIT Madras · Jan, 2020 – Present

Finished as a finalist in Micromouse competition in Shaastra 2020, conducted by IIT Madras.

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Featured articles

Instructables · Jan, 2018 – Present

Articles on PCB making and prototyping tools featured on the website.

Sponsorship

DFRobot · Jan, 2017 – Present

Received sponsorship for my articles and personal projects.


Projects

8-bit Computer

Mar, 2021

Ben Eater’s simple as possible (SAP) 8-bit computer.

Skills

Arduino, Prototyping

Darmiyaan

Dec, 2020

A static website for the Darmiyaan podcast. It’s highly performant and prioritizes accessibility and SEO.

Skills

HTML, SCSS, JS, Hugo, Continuous Integration, NodeJS

Darmiyaan
BitBanged

May, 2020

A static blog fully optimized for performance and search engines. Also employs its own dedicated commenting system using Staticman.

Skills

HTML, SCSS, JS, Hugo, Continuous Integration, NodeJS, Markdown, LaTeX

BitBanged
qGmail

Apr, 2020

A command-line tool, written in Go, for fetching data from Gmail servers using Gmail API.

Skills

Go, Software Development, Continuous Integration

Line Follower Robot

Mar, 2018

A robot built up from scratch which has PIC16F84A as the brain, coded in Basic C.

Skills

PCB Design, C

Line Follower Robot
Losant Temp Sensor App

Feb, 2018

An app for Mongoose OS which periodically sends ESP32’s temperature readings to Losant’s servers for plotting a graph.

Skills

IoT, JS

Losant Temp Sensor App
ESPer

Dec, 2017

An easy-to-make, mini-sized, DIY development board for ESP32 SoC. It is an open source project available on GitHub.

Skills

PCB Design, IoT, Prototyping

ESPer
BluFi

Aug, 2017

A DIY bluetooth audio adapter for making wired headsets or speakers wireless. It also provides a wireless microphone.

Skills

PCB Design, Prototyping

BluFi
Convertendo

Jul, 2017

A mini audio adapter which makes any wired earphone compatible with your devices.

Skills

Prototyping

Convertendo
dwmblocks

Mar, 2021

A lightweight, modular and suckless status bar for dwm written in C.

Skills

C, Software Development, BASH

hugo-mod-svg-icon-system

Mar, 2021

Hugo module for implementing a hassle-free SVG icon system in Hugo.

Skills

HTML, Hugo

Yaru Dark Theme for Firefox

Dec, 2019

A dark theme to port Ubuntu’s Yaru Dark theme to Firefox which is written in CSS.

Skills

CSS

Yaru Dark Theme for Firefox
Ecosia Darker

Feb, 2019

A dark theme for Ecosia, the green search engine. It is an open source project written in CSS. Check it out on GitHub.

Skills

CSS

Ecosia Darker
Hugo Dream Plus

Apr, 2018

An open source theme for Hugo, the static website generator. It is written in HTML, CSS and using Go templates.

Skills

HTML, CSS, JS, Hugo, Continuous Integration

Hugo Dream Plus

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