George S. Tombras

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece


George S. Tombras was born in Athens, Greece in 1956. He received the B.S. degree in physics from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece, the M.S. degree in electronics from University of Southampton, UK, and the Ph.D. degree from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, in 1979, 1981, and 1988, respectively. From 1981 to 1989, he was Teaching and Research Assistant and, from 1989 to 1991, Lecturer at the Laboratory of Electronics, Physics Department, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki. During the period from 1985 to 1986, he completed his military service as a Research Assistant at the Research Center for National Defense. From 1990 to 1991, he was on sabbatical leave at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National Center for Science Research "Demokritos," Athens, where he was involved in various European Union R&D projects related to mobile communication systems. Since 1991, he has been with the Laboratory of Electronic Physics, Faculty of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, where he is currently a Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Electronic Physics, Department of Electronics, Computers, Telecommunications and Control, and Vice Chairman of the Faculty of Physics. His research interests include analog and digital circuits and systems, mobile communications, free space optical communications, chaos in electronic circuits, as well as instrumentation, measurements, and audio engineering. Professor Tombras is the author of the textbook Introduction to Electronics (in Greek) and has authored or coauthored more than 120 journal and conference refereed papers and many technical reports.

Biography Updated on 14 December 2011

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