Hello, I’m Zachary Ruhlen

Electrical engineer studying at Northeastern University. Experienced with analog & digital circuits, board layout, prototyping, and firmware. Enjoys hiking, community service, and staying active. Happy you're here.

Latest Projects

PCB Business Card

This simple little project was an exercise to practice making PCBs. The concept is simple; it’s a business card made out of a circuit board. On the front is a small ruler, in inches ...

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

This was a project at the end of my Circuits and Signals class. The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a classic example of a lifesaving application of electrical engineering. The heart is c...

MIPS Computer

This was a class project for my Digital Design course that was the culmination of a semester’s worth of labs. The “computer” is a single-cycle, simplified MIPS processor designed...

The Commuter

This is an in-progress personal project inspired by my frustration trying to find all of the information important for my morning commute. Living in Maine in the winter presented a v...

Voltmeter Clock

This is a clock made from 3 analog voltmeters. The labels are self-explanatory; the left meter shows the hour, the middle shows the minute, and the right shows the seconds. The thr...