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 Degree Degree Program School Year
PhD Electrical Engineering NC State University 2012
Masters Electrical and Computer Engineering NC State University 1986
Bachelors Engineering Operations NC State University 1969

Research Areas

  • Power Systems