Allan R. Hambley received the B.S. degree from Michigan Technological University, the M.S. degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Ph.D. degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He has worked in the industry for Hazeltine Research, Inc. Warwick Electronics, and Harris Government Systems. He retired after teaching for 35 years, most recently as Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Tech.
The Michigan Tech chapter of Eta Kappa Nu has twice named him the Outstanding Electrical Engineering Teacher of the Year. He has won the National Technological University Outstanding Instructor Award six times for his courses in communication systems. The American Society for Engineering Education presented him with the 1998 Meriam/Wiley Distinguished Author Award for his book, Electronics.
His hobbies include fishing, boating in remote areas of lake Superior, and gardening.