Dr. Vladimir Andrew Labay

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professional Interests:
Engineering education and the entrepreneurial-mindset, Millimeter-wave and microwave engineering

Position: Professor and Chair

Phone: 509.313.3553

Office: Herak Room 209

Email: Labay@gonzaga.edu

University of Victoria         Microwave Engineering, Ph.D. 1995
University of Manitoba       Electrical Engineering, M.Sc. 1990
University of Manitoba       Electrical Engineering, B.Sc. 1987

Biological Description:
Currently, Dr. Vladimir Labay is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, USA. Dr. Labay was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and earned a B.Sc. (E.E.) and M.Sc.(E.E.) from the University of Manitoba in 1987 and 1990, respectively. After graduating with a Ph.D from the University of Victoria in 1995, he remained in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as a lecturer and small business owner until he accepted an assistant professor position in 1999 at Eastern Washington University located in Cheney, Washington, USA. In 2007, Dr. Labay was a visiting scholar at SRM University in Chennai, India and has previously held adjunct professorship positions at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA and at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA. His research interests include modeling of and the development of microwave/millimeter-wave integrated circuit devices used in wireless and satellite communications. Recently, he has successfully led the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) initiative at Gonzaga University that focuses on developing the entrepreneurial mindset in undergraduate engineering and computer science students.