College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2005
John C. Bellamy, II
B.S.E.E. 1963 - University of Wyoming
M.S.E.E. 1965 - University of Arizona
Ph.D. E.E. 1971 - University of Arizona
When John Bellamy received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering, he was the third generation
to receive an engineering degree from the University of Wyoming. John went on to receive
his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Arizona. John has over 30 years
of experience in telecommunications and data communications product development -
as an individual contributor and manager.
John was responsible for the systems design and development of systems for: digital
switching, microwave transmission, cellular telephones, optical fiber networks, digital
signal processing, and packet data based networks. John has been awarded over a dozen
patents in communications systems technology.
In addition to his industrial experience he has lectured as an adjunct professor in
the electrical engineering department of Southern Methodist University where he taught
courses in telecommunications and computer programming. In January 2000, the third
edition of John's seminal book on digital telecommunications Digital Telephony was published. Over 50,000 copies of Digital Telephony have been published worldwide and the manuscript has been translated into Japanese
John has been active in the Dallas Chapter of the IEEE and received the 1996 Fred
W. Ellersick Prize Paper Award for the best tutorial paper, "Digital Network Synchronization,"
in 1995 in the IEEE Communications magazine.