Vladimir Prodanov

Associate Professor

Phone: 805-756-5393
E-mail: vprodano@calpoly.edu
Office: 20-308
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Course Schedule - Winter 2017

Course Section Date/Time Room
Electronic Design EE 409-01 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:10 a.m.-11 a.m.  
Room: 020-0129 
Advanced Analog Circuits EE 412-01 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:10 a.m.-9 a.m.  
Room: 014-0246 
Advanced Analog Circuits Laboratory EE 452-01 Thursday
8:10 a.m.-11 a.m.  
Room: 020-0116 
Advanced Analog Circuits Laboratory EE 452-02 Thursday
12:10 p.m.-3 p.m.  
Room: 020-0116 


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