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electrical engineering educator

Constantine Apostle Balanis, American electrical engineering educator. Fellow (life) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Individual Achievement award region 6, 1989, Special Engineering Professionalism award Phoenix section 1992, Third Millennium award 2000, Associated Press Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator award 2005); member Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Balanis, Constantine Apostle was born on October 29, 1938 in Trikala, Thessaly, Greece. Son of Apostolos G. and Erini (Vlahocostas) Balanis. came to the United States, 1955.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute University, 1964. Master of Electrical Engineering, University Virginia, 1966. PhDEE, Ohio State University, 1969.

Doctorate (honorary), Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece, 2004.

Career

Electronics engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, Virginia, 1964-1970;assistant professorial lecturer, George Washington University Extension, Hampton, 1968-1970;visiting associate professor department electrical engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1970-1972;associate professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1972-1976;professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1976-1983;professor department electrical engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1983-1991;Regents' professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1991;director Telecommunications Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1988. Consultant Motorola Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, 1984-1994, Loral Defense Systems, Litchfield Park, Arizona, 1986-1988, General Dynamics, Pomona, California, 1986-1987, Naval Air Warfare Center, Patuxent River, Maryland., 1977-1990, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Virginia, 1985-1986, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia, 1972-1974. Boeing, Seattle, 1996, Rockwell International, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1997.

Works

Membership

Fellow (life) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Individual Achievement award region 6, 1989, Special Engineering Professionalism award Phoenix section 1992, Third Millennium award 2000, Associated Press Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator award 2005). Member Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, jogging, tennis, bowling.

Connections

Married Helen Jovaras, May 21, 1972. Children: Erini, Stephanie.

father:
Apostolos G. Balanis

mother:
Erini (Vlahocostas) Balanis

spouse:
Helen Jovaras

child:
Erini Balanis

child:
Stephanie Balanis