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Stephen Fitzhugh, Ph.D., P.E., 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 Fitzhugh teaches electrical and computer engineering courses, including electric machinery and electric power systems, and advises undergraduate projects in electrical systems design. Current interests include design of components to implement residential DC electrical systems, including the connection to the grid. Other interests include implementation and security of smart grid technologies, microgrids and integration of distributed renewable-energy resources.
Fitzhugh holds PhD, MSEE, and MSCS degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Bachelor of Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.