Vladimir Prodanov

Assistant Professor

Phone: 805-756-5393
E-mail: vprodano@calpoly.edu
Office: 20-308
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Course Schedule - Fall 2014

Course Section Date/Time Room
Electronic Design EE 409-01 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:10 a.m.-9 a.m.  
Room: 026-0104 
Electronic Design EE 409-02 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:10 a.m.-10 a.m.  
Room: 026-0104 
Electronic Design Laboratory EE 449-02 Tuesday
12:10 p.m.-3 p.m.  
Room: 020-0149 


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.


  • 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