Dr. Sergey Negrashov




1680 E West Rd Honolulu, HI 96822 Room 329

Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 USA




FPGA Design , Real Time Software , Particle Physics , Sensor Networks


Languages and Frameworks: C/C++, Java, Assembly, Rust, Verilog, Python

Toolsets/OS: Linux, XILINX, Mentor Graphics Pads, STM32


University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

PHD, Computer Science

2013 - 2020

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

M.S., Computer Science

2011 - 2013

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

B.S., Computer Science

2006 - 2010

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

B.S., Physics

2006 - 2010


Applied Physicist, Oceanit


Hardware/Software R&D for custom IR detectors.

  • Design and Development for ultra-fast midwave IR sensor.
  • Custom filesystem Development
  • FPGA development to enable readout over 100G ethernet link.
  • Software for capturing and processing ~1M packets per second.
  • Image processing and visualisation.
  • Lead software development across multiple subcontractors and staff.
  • Field test management. Calibration procedures.

2018 - Present

Teaching Assistant, UH Manoa Information and Computer Science

Teaching the lab section of ICS111 and ICS 331

  • Development of class curriculum.
  • Academic evaluation

2016 - 2018

Researcher, UH Manoa Physics Department

Hardware R&D for a particle physics experement.

  • Design and develop electronics for a ultaportable directional neutrino detector.
  • Lead a team during the detector calibration and deployment at the NIST Center for Neutron Research Reactor.
  • Developed FPGA firmware and Linux software for detector operation, and data analysis

2011 - 2016

Employment and Compensation Chair, University of Hawaii graduate student organisation


Working with UH administration to improve the working conditions for UH graduate students.

2016 - 2017


Speaker, Expanding your Horizons Hawaii


Teaching 6th-8th graders how to program in Javascript and Logo.

2015 - 2017

Grant Review, GSO Grants and Awards Committee

Graduate student funding and grant review.

2016 - 2019

Founder, alohamask.org


Alohamask was a volunteer organisation aimed at alleviating the shortage of PPE in the state of Hawaii during the COVID-19 crisis. Using the industrial laser cutter at the University of Hawaii, I produced 10k precut masks, that were then sewen by our volunteers and distributed to hospitals and first responders.

2020 - Present

KM6EYA, FCC Technician License

Amateur radio technician license.

2016 - Present


Available upon request