Leonard White

Dr. White is a Research Professor at FREEDM with a specialty in power systems. His area of specialization is power quality with emphasis on mitigation of flicker phenomena and harmonics as caused by Electric Arc Furnaces (EAFs) and similar equipment.

Dr. White is one of the founding partners and former Senior Principal of Stanford White, Inc., a mid-sized engineering firm based in Raleigh, NC that specializes in engineering services for the construction industry with an emphasis on mission critical and health care facilities. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a registered Professional Engineer in eight states, a Registered Communications Distribution Designer, a member of the NC Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors, and serves on the NFPA-99 hospital electrical systems committee.


Professor of the Practice


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Type of DegreeDegree ProgramSchoolYear
PhDElectrical EngineeringNC State University2012
MastersElectrical and Computer EngineeringNC State University1986
BachelorsEngineering OperationsNC State University1969

Research Areas

  • Power Systems