Frank Barnes
Distinguished Professor

Office: Campus Box 425 Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 80309
Phone: 303-492-8225

Frank Barnes received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1954 from Princeton University and his M.S., Engineer, and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1955, ‘56, and ‘58 respectively. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Baghdad, Iraq in 1958 and joined the University of Colorado in 1959 where he is currently a Distinguished Professor. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering, and as cofounder of the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program, ITP. He holds thirteen patents and has authored/co-authored more than 150 papers. He is a Fellow of AAAS, IEEE, International Engineering Consortium and he is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Barnes has been awarded the Curtis McGraw Research Award from ASEE, the Leon Montgomery Award from the International Communications Association, the 2003 IEEE Education Society Achievement Award, Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Electron Device Society, the 2002 ECE Distinguished Educator Award from ASEE, The Colorado Institute of Technology Catalyst Award 2004, and the Bernard M. Gordon Prize from National Academy of Engineering for Innovations in Engineering Education 2004

Selected Publications

  • The CRC Handbook on Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields , 3 rd Edition Edited with Ben Greenebaum Nov. 2006
  • "Carriers' Spatial Separation Nonlinearity in Quantum Wells" with Fahhad Alharbi, Journal of Modern Optics,Vol. 52,No. 16, 10 Nov. 2005, pp 2279-2292
  • “Dielectric Slab Rotman Lens for Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Applications” with Jaeheung Kim and Choon Sik Cho. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques Vol. 53. No 8 August 2005
  • “ An Assessment of Potential Health Effects from Exposure to PAVE PAWS Low-Level Phased-Array Radiofrequency Energy” National Academic Press. Committee chair, 14 coauthors. February 2005