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Amit Gud


Palo Alto, California, United States

Email: amitgud@gmail.com

AMIT GUD Writing Profile
http://www.gud.co.in/


Objective: To continue the hobby of technical and non-technical writing.

PUBLICATIONS / POSITIONS
* Authored 171-page research report entitled “Smart Card Technologies & Markets
Worldwide”, published by CT, USA based Business Communication Inc.
More here: http://www.bccresearch.com/comm/G100X.html
* Contributing Editor for Asia-Pacific region of Card Technology magazine, NY,
USA. www.cardtechnology.com
* Published article(s) in:

- Card Technology, a NY, US-based magazine focused on ID card systems
www.cardtechnology.com

- English Zone, a Tokyo-based English learner's magazine
www.englishzone.jp

- Muzzle Blasts, a IN, US-based community magazine for Muzzle and Rifle
users www.muzzleblasts.com

- Publisher's Auxiliary, a MO, US-based community newspaper for the
newspaper publishers www.nna.org/PubAux/PubAux.htm

- Vision Magazine, a CA, US-based health and environment magazine
www.visionmagazine.com

- FundNexus.com (formerly Fundxchange.com), a UK-based e-zine on
offshore funding.

- Briefme.com, a website reviewing portal. [PUBLICATION CLOSED]

- Miniword, a Tokyo-based English learner's magazine. [PUBLICATION
CLOSED]

- PlanetExpat.com, a HK-based e-zine for expatriates. [PUBLICATION
CLOSED]

- The Indian Express
www.indianexpress.com/ie/daily/19990904/ile04152.html

- Mid-Day www.mid-day.com


ACADEMIC DETAILS
* Bachelor of Engineering (B.E. Computers) from University of Pune 69.47%.
* Stood 5th in the class of 140 - First Class with Distinction.


TECHNICAL SKILLS
Languages : C, C++, HTML, javascript, perl, PHP and shell.
Linux : Kernel-space/user-space Programming
Databases : Basics of Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft Access and GDBM.
Servers : Apache, Samba and Sendmail.
Operating Systems: Linux and Windows 9x/2K/Me/XP.
GUI Programming: VB6, basics of GTK+ and Qt.


MAJOR AWARDS
* 3rd prize at IIT Techfest Competition, Mumbai for project “Remotely
Controlling Devices”.
* Abhinandan Shah Memorial Computer Excellence Award 2004 by Rotary Club of
Poona, Midtown.


PROJECTS & SEMINARS UNDERTAKEN
* [LINUX KERNEL] Elastic Quota File System (EQFS) - maximizes user space
utilization on the server.
* [NETWORKS] Wi-Fi enabled embedded web server for Defense Research &
Development Organization, Pune.
* [REAL-TIME] Remotely controlling household devices.
* [VB APPLICATION] An application for managing Nokia handsets.
* [REAL-TIME] Worked on a GPS project for fleet tracking using GPS.
* Seminar on Cryptographic File System using Smart Cards.
* [NETWORKS] FTP client in VB6 as a part of Third year syllabus.


CURRENT PROJECTS
* Porting EQFS to 2.6.x kernel space
* Developing a clustered file system prototype for CS department of college.
* Libfad – generic framework for file-as-a-directory support in VFS.


EXTRA-CURRICULAR
* Writing
* Social work - works with NGOs like Sanmati Bal Niketan and Masum.
* Music - trying hard to learn guitar and synthesizer.
* Organized technical symposium, TeXplosion 2k3.


ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
* Member of IEEE. Membership No.: 41585251
* Member of Pune Linux User’s Group (PLUG)

Interests: Technical, non fiction, news, analysis, world affairs, lifestyle

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Nonfiction

  • One Small Beginning
  • Other

  • Smart Card Technologies and Markets Worldwide