About Me

Third year student @Supelec studying embedded systems, FPGAs, Computer Vision, Networks, ... I am currently looking for a six month internship starting March 2017 !

Always ready to learn and try new technologies or even implement them, I am passionate about electronics and coding as well as developing innovative and personal projects. You can scroll down to see most of them !

Last year I was enrolled in the @DigitalTechYear Excellence program designed to meet organization’s digital needs. “Learning by doing” pedagogy to train the IT high potentials of tomorrow. Selected among the most talented tech-focused students to imagine, design and produce disruptive innovations that will be implemented by @ParisDigitalLab partners.

Contact Details

Ronan Gaillard
6 avenue de Belle-Fontaine (B213),
35510 Cesson-Sévigné

+33 (0)6 88 90 87 92


Supélec - Master of engineering student

Third year September 2013 - Present

Supélec is an elite Engineering School, member of France’s Grandes Ecoles, based on a highly selective admission process, and a reference in the field of computer sciences, telecommunication and embedded electronic.

I attended courses such as Embedded systems, FPGAs and VHDL, Computer Vision, signal analysis, Java programming, computer architecture, mechanical physics, transistors design, computer security, TCP/IP protocols, SQL language, high frequency electronics,...

Digital Tech Year

Developer August 2015 - July 2016

A one-year digital technology specialization program. Consists of one semester of agile prototyping at the ParisDigitalLab incubator, developing real-life projects for high tech businesses; plus one semester international work experience : internship in a leading high tech company outside France.

First project with Korian (temporary and permanent dependency care market leader in Europe) : building of a connected device by working on 3D design and printing, embedded hardware as well as embedded Linux, REST APIs and Python.

Second project : IoT product for the French post, that we were able to present at the CES 2016. It included some embedded Linux, 3D printing and arduinos.

Third project : Drone Autopilot. Project for Peugeot-Citroën (leading car manufacturer in France). Building a native Android application along with OpenCV to analyse the environment and detect complex objects in different conditions. Using DJI Phantom SDK in order to pilot drones according to data provided by our OpenCV algorithms.

Classes préparatoires at Lycée du Parc (Lyon)

PCSI and PSI* September 2011 - July 2013

Intensive preparation courses in Math, Physics and Computer Science for the highly competitive entrance exams to the Grandes Ecoles.



Embedded Linux InternshipBoston, US March 2016 - August 2016

Different tasks related to Embedded Linux and hardware :
- Working ont the printer WiFi driver to improve speed and reliability
- Improving the Linux system on the printer using Poky/Yocto
- Creating new hardware for the printer using ARM processors
- Improving processes at the factory using Python and C
- Setting up a modified version of U-Boot for the printer
- Setting up netboot servers to test motherboards
- ...

Main used technologies : C, Python, Linux, Git, Shell and Poky

Renault Trucks

TCP/IP and SSL/TLS internship Lyon, France June 2015 - August 2015

Optimization of the TCP/IPv6 stack on AUTOSAR compatible ECUs in order to increase speed of the IP assignment process and improve overall performances of communications over IP inside trucks. Implementation of the V2GTP (Vehicle To Grid Transport Protocol) using C# as well as creation of a (V2G) test bench for which I coded a SSL Python Server running on a Raspberry Pi and a C# SSL Client running on a laptop to simulate and monitor exchanges done between an electric vehicle, the power network and a charging point. Implementation as well of the SOME/IP protocol in Python using a Raspberry Pi.

I had to work a lot with international teams in India and Sweden especially.


Entry-level workLyon, France July 2014 - August 2014

Entry-level work as part of the requirement of the Supelec schooling.


Technical translatorRennes, France May 2014

I translated technical documentation (MSDN) for Microsoft from English to French.


Junior Enterprise

Developer September 2013 - July 2015

I developed for the Junior Enterprise's clients websites (in HTML, CSS, PHP) and a C# software.
The Supelec's Junior Enterprise has been awarded the best French Junior Enterprise award twice in the last three years

Supélec Robotic Club

President September 2013 - June 2015

I revived the school robotic club by stimulating students and organizing meetings among students to discuss about robotics, electronics. I helped other groups of students leading their own project from scratch by giving them advice, designing some of their electronic schematics or completing their source code.
I also gave introductory courses about Android app development, but also about Arduino and general electronics.

Sono Supélec

Secretary & Equipment Supervisor June 2014 - June 2015

Sono Supélec is the school association which is in charge of providing sound to all events at school including concerts, parties, administrative events, but also celebrations for other schools which are nearby. We are also in charge of the light equipment.
Choosing which equipment to buy, making brand new hardware work with current hardware, fixing technical problems,... were my main goals as an equipment supervisor.
Thanks to this association I learned a lot about event organization, electronic buses used to control lights, the way professional sound equipment works, but also how to lead and manage a team during stressful events.


Treasurer & CoFounder September 2013 - June 2015

As sailing fans we decided with some friends to create the school sailing association which is nowadays very active and takes part into many student regattas.
I also been in charge of creating the association's website and of the video editing for every regattas and trainings we had.

Oenology Club

Secretary June 2014 - June 2015

My role consisted in contacting vineyards in order to organize tastings in the school but also all around Rennes in amazing places such as wine shops.
I also had to choose wines for events such as the school gala evening.



French is my native language.


I speak English fluently, and I passed the Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE) and the Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE).

TOEFL ITP Score : 603 (May 2015)

Italian and Spanish

I have knowledge in both these languages.

Technical Skills

Here are my technical skills...

  • C#
  • C & C++
  • VHDL
  • Java
  • Python
  • HTML, CSS, node.JS
  • Android developement
  • PHP
  • Assembly language
  • Linux, Yocto/Poky
  • Arduino, ARM, MBED