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Vladimir Prodanov

Vladimir Prodanov

Associate Professor Vladimir Prodanov

Phone: 805-756-5393
Office: 20A-308
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Office Hours: via Zoom

Spring 2021 Schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:10-8:30 AM          
8:40-9:00 AM          
9:10-9:30 AM EE 308-01   EE 308-01   EE 308-01
9:40-10:00 AM    
10:10-10:30 AM EE 308-02   EE 308-02   EE 308-02
10:40-11:00 AM    
11:10-11:30 AM          
11:40 AM-12:00 PM          
12:10-12:30 PM   ENGR 461-02
(in 192-106)
  ENGR 461-02
(in 192-106)
12:40-1:00 PM      
1:10-1:30 PM      
1:40-2:00 PM      
2:10-2:30 PM      
2:40-3:00 PM      
3:10-3:30 PM          
3:40-4:00 PM          
4:10-4:30 PM          
4:40-5:00 PM          
5:10-5:30 PM          
5:40-6:00 PM          
6:10-6:30 PM          
6:40-7:00 PM          
7:10-7:30 PM          
7:40-8:00 PM          
8:10-8:30 PM          
8:40-9:00 PM          
9:10-9:30 PM          
9:40-10:00 PM          


Vladimir (Vlad) Prodanov was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. He attended Technical University of Sofia for four years before leaving for the US. After spending one year in NY City, working various odd jobs, he became graduate student in EE Dept., State University of NY at Stony Brook. Vladimir earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1995 and 1997 and joined Bell Labs-Research at Murray Hill, NJ. He remained with Bell Labs (Lucent Tech.) and subsequently with Agere Systems until 2004. From 2004 to 2008 he was with MHI Consulting, LLC. In 2006 Vladimir co-founded Blue Danube Labs, Inc. and served as its CTO for two years. Dr. Prodanov has taught analog/RF circuit design at SUNY - Stony Brook and Columbia University. He joined the EE Dept. of Cal Poly in Jan. 2009 where he is currently an associate professor.


  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 1995.
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 1997

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Electronics & Micro-Electronics
  • Analog Circuits & Systems
  • Integrated Circuit Design
  • Power-Efficient Amplifier Design
  • Photovoltaics

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