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Rohan Menon

An engineering student deeply interested in embedded devices, sensors, and wireless technologies who thrives in fast-paced, collaborative environments.

2021 - Present

University of Washington · Graduating December 2023

Electrical and Computer Engineering

2022 - Present

UW Sensor Systems Laboratory with Prof. Joshua Smith

Works on WISP, a family of batteryless sensors that are powered by and communicate entirely through UHF RFID power harvesting and backscatter.

Also works on Deep Contact Graph Routing, a collaboration with Astrobotic, developing new routing protocols for the Moon.

  • Created framework for simulating routing protocols with RF aware mobile agents.
  • D. Ta, R. Menon, J. Taggart, A. Tettamanti, S. Feaser, P. Torrado, J. Smith, “Roaming DTN: Integrating Unscheduled Nodes into Contact Plan Based DTN Networks”, to be presented at CCAA (June 2023)
Summer 2019

Lake Submersible with Prof. William Keat

Worked with Professor Keat of Union College in his mechanical engineering lab on a ballast-controlled submersible designed to explore and photograph a local lake.

  • Coordinated with Union’s Geosciences Department for our in-field test
2016 - 2021

Technical Design Lead · NY STEAM Bus

A student-founded and led school bus retrofitted with STEAM education technology that produces and teaches lessons to middle and elementary school students.

  • Responsible for technology used in student lessons and for operating the program
2020 - 2021


A system to localize and identify ambient noises and present them to a user through a wearable device.

  • Developed a 3D sound localization algorithm using a microphone array with phase shift estimation and created a heads-up display to communicate this information to a user
2018 - 2020


Ultra low power, real-time, stream and river monitoring devices with a battery life of up to one year in the field.


  • Digital circuit design, PCB design
  • Cellular/LoRa/RFID communication
  • Low power systems


  • Python, Java, JS, C/C++
  • Web and native app development
  • CAD and rapid prototyping