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Electrical engineering educator

Melvin Allen Breuer, American electrical engineering educator. Recipient Associates award University Southern California, 1991, Okawa Research award, 2003; Fulbright-Hays scholar, 1972. Life fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Taylor Booth award for education 1993); member Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

Breuer, Melvin Allen was born on February 1, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Arthur and Bertha Helen (Friedman) Breuer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959. Master of Science in Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1965-1971;associate professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1971-1980;professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1980;chairman electrical engineering systems Department, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1991-1994;chair of the faculty, School Engineering, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1997-1998;Charles Lee Powell professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1995.

Works

Membership

Life fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Taylor Booth award for education 1993). Member Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Connections

Married Sandra Joyce Scalir, April 7, 1967. Children: Teri Lynn, Jeffrey Steven.

father:
Arthur Breuer

mother:
Bertha Helen (Friedman) Breuer

spouse:
Sandra Joyce Scalir

children:
Teri Lynn Breuer

Jeffrey Steven Breuer