Athanasios "Alex" Alexandrou, Ph.D.

Athanasios "Alex"

Professor - Mechanized Agriculture
Department Chair
Office: IT 212
Phone: (559) 278-1951


Teaches undergraduate courses in mechanized agriculture. Research focuses on mechanical weed control as part of organic farming, tractor-implement interaction, soil mechanics with particular interest in soil compaction and its assessment. Research interests also include assistive technology for people with disabilities so that they will remain engaged in agriculture, technology into the classroom, and ancient Greek technology. Joined the department in 2006.

Spring 2020 Courses

Course Description
 IT 105  Fundamentals of Citrus Processing Lines
 IT 156  Automated Systems II
 IT 191T  Fundamentals of Nut Processing Line
 IT194I  Cooperative Education in Industrial Technology
 IT 196  Senior Seminar
 IT 190, IT 199 & IT 298  Senior Projects

Spring 2020 Office Hours

Day Time
 Tuesday  10.00am - 12.00pm
 Wednesday   8.00am - 11.00pm