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Samuel O. Agbo

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Professor Samuel O. Agbo

Phone: 805-756-1528
Office: 116-202

On Leave Fall 2022


Professor Agbo received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1984, and his MBA in 1985, both from the University of Houston. He taught at Texas Southern University, Houston, from 1984 to 1985, and at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, from 1986 to 1990. He joined the Electrical Engineering Department at Cal Poly in 1991. He was a summer faculty research fellow at AT&T Bell Labs, Middletown, New Jersey in 1989, and at Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Livermore, California, in 1996, 2006, 2007 and 2008.


B.Sc. (Hons) in Electrical Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria, 1975. M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1978. Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1984. M.B.A (Finance), University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1985.

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Communications
  • Fiber Optic Communications
  • Electronics
  • Electric Circuits
  • Solar Photovoltaic Systems

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