After graduation from the University of California, Irvine, Ray Chandos completed UCI’s graduate program in teacher education and received the California Standard Secondary teaching credential. Following a decade of work as a technician, engineer, and published author in the electronics and optics industries, he received the California Community College lifetime teaching credential in engineering, and began teaching at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. Two years later, he moved to Irvine Valley College (then Saddleback College North Campus) where he developed the university-transferable degree and certificate program in Electronic Technology.
Throughout his 35-year teaching career, Ray has worked to make Electronics accessible, understandable, and enjoyable for students of all ages and backgrounds, and helped many become successfully employed in the industry.
His publications include "RS Flip-Flop Locks RC Oscillator to Power Line Frequency," Electronic Design, January 22, 1981, and “Radiometric Properties of Isothermal, Diffuse Wall Cavity Sources,” Applied Optics, 13, 2142, September 1974.