Yu Liu



Hardware Developer & Tech Hobbyist.

My day job is developing code for storage devices. By night, I look into creating Spark AR filters, 3D models using Blender, and coding automation tools in Python.

  • Website: https://yufliu.github.io
  • City: San Jose, CA, USA
  • Degree: B.S. Electrical Engineering
  • Freelance: Available

Graduated from the University of Florida and currently working as a Hardware Developer at IBM. Have interned at 3 other forturne 500 companies working in supply chain, manufacturing and customer interface. I participate in hackathons on the weekends and work on side projects such as 3D modeling and creating filters for Spark AR. I enjoy traveling, cooking, and sports including basketball and volleyball among many other sports.


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Years of Experience




I have a wide array of skills ranging from programming, electrical prototyping, 3D modeling, and video editing

Python 80%
C++ 70%
JavaScript 55%
Blender 30%
Spark AR 40%
Adobe Premiere 55%



Yu Liu

Innovative and deadline-driven Engineer with 3+ years of industry experience and developing.

  • San Jose, CA


Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering

2014 - 2019

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Graduated Magna Cum Laude and worked as a researcher in the Electrical Engineering department


University Scholars Researcher

Aug 2017 - May 2019

MistMaker, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

  • Developed an IOT, low-cost, modular weather station that can report climate data for third world countries
  • Designed the second-generation weather PCB to ensure flexible and modular future design

Maker Intern

May 2016 - Aug 2016

Xinchejian, Shanghai, China

  • Assembled and taught kids how to build and code light sensing cars at the Mobile World Congress
  • Created and presented to a crowd of 50 on the construction of a drone controlled by Ardupilot
  • Hosted weekly Workshop Nights in both Mandarin and English to the local community


  • Ronald McDonald Charity House
  • Field and Fork Drive
  • Uspiritus tutor
  • Project Makeover

Professional Experience

Hardware Developer

Aug 2019 - Present

IBM, San Jose, CA

  • Create test scripts to detect, debug, and fix software and hardware issues for over 1000 drives
  • Supports an international manufacturing team to ensure delivery of high-quality storage products
  • Implement different utilities to automate servicing of 20 different drive types

Applications Engineer Intern

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX

  • Published customer content including reference design guidelines, training modules, and videos.
  • Utilized Altium to create a board showing good and bad practices of MSP432P4 device layout
  • Provided customer support through TI's E2E customer support system

Zoneline Electronics Engineer Intern

Aug 2017 - Dec 2017

GE Appliances, Louisville, KY

  • Built an Alexa enabled automated spice rack and won third place at company hackathon
  • Created a board design that incorporates the testing of fan motors in Cadence Allegro
  • Supported a team to efficiently manage the supply chain line of over 100 AC make-up air units
  • Created harnesses and performed SMD soldering in the creation of two air condition test boxes

Global Repair & Overhaul Engineer

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Honeywell, Phoenix, AZ

  • Published over 10 work instructions to support the troubleshooting processes of lab equipment
  • Created an Arduino based sensor that detects intermittent issues on cockpit displays
  • Developed processes for different departments to incorporate design and part reuse strategies
  • Increased efficiency of technician work procedure by 300% with the paint mask prototype


My personal projects throughout the years.

  • All
  • Websites
  • Spark AR/3D Modeling
  • Personal



Let me know if you need any help with coding projects using python or C++

Resume/Professional Consulting

I will help review your resume and LinkedIn profile

3D modeling

Let me help create a 3D model for your 3D needs

Video Editing

Let me put together a video for you highlighting your memories from a particular trip


Please contact me via email on the form below.


San Jose, CA