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Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, David Crawford School of Engineering

Portrait of Stephen Fitzhugh

Stephen Fitzhugh, PhD, PE, is a professor of electrical and computer engineering. He joined the faculty of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in 2002 after more than 25 years in the electric power industry. He currently serves as the director of NU’s David Crawford School of Engineering.

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Portrait of Danner Friend

R. Danner Friend, PhD, PE, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2003.

Professor
Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chair, Construction Management
Grenville Dodge Chair of Engineering

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Edwin Schmeckpeper, PhD, PE, is a licensed professional engineer and a professor of civil engineering and construction management.

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Jacques Beneat received his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1993 with a focus on advanced microwave structures for satellite communications.

Professor
Civil Engineering
Director, Online Master of Civil Engineering Program

Portrait of Thomas Descoteaux

Tom Descoteaux, PhD, PE, has taught engineering mechanics and structural engineering for 25+ years.

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Potriat of Ronald Lessard

Ronald Lessard, PhD, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 1979 and was named a professor of electrical and computer engineering in 1995.

Associate Professor
Construction Management

Portrait of Michael Kelley

Michael Kelley, PhD, PE, is an associate professor who teaches in the civil, environmental, and construction management programs and in the leadership minor.

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Center for Global Resilience and Security

Potriat of Tara Kulkarni

Tara Kulkarni, PhD, PE, joined the Norwich family in 2011. She was recently appointed to serve as the director of the Center for Global Resilience and Security at Norwich University.

Associate Professor
Engineering Management

Jack Patterson earned his doctorate from The School of the Built Environment at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is the former owner of a South Carolina construction company.

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Portrait of Michael Prairie

 

Michael W. Prairie, PhD, teaches electrical engineering courses and guides undergraduate student research in electrical system design. Prior to joining the faculty at Norwich, he spent 15 years serving as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force managing science and technology development programs, followed by 10 years in industry developing sensor systems.

Associate Professor
Civil Engineering

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Adam Sevi, PhD, PE, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2008 and was named an associate professor of civil engineering in 2014.

Assistant Professor
Construction Management

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Nadia Al-Aubaidy, PhD, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2014 and was named an assistant professor of Construction Management the following year.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Portrait of Brian Bradke

Maj. Brian “SPYDR” Bradke, PhD, is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and an F-16 instructor pilot in the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 119th Fighter Squadron.

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

David Feinauer, PhD, PE, thrives in the intellectual spaces where concepts and ideas intersect.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

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Lai Jiang, PhD, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2017.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Potriat of Karen Supan

Karen Supan, PhD, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering in 2012.

Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Portrait photo of Moses Tefe

Moses Tefe, PhD, PE, is an assistant professor of civil/transportation engineering.

Lecturer
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Portrait of Michael Cross

Michael Cross, PhD, is a lecturer of electrical and computer engineering teaching classes in the areas of circuits, electronics, energy systems, and engineering design.

Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering

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Matt Rolland, PE, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2013.

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