Alan Kraft

Alan Kraft, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gellersen Hall, Room 201


Ph.D. – Purdue University 1984
M.S.E.E. – Purdue University 1972
B.S.E.E. – Purdue University 1970

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Computer Networking
  • Linear Circuit Analysis
  • Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Engineering Economics
  • Electric Motors

Research Interests

  • Power systems design and analysis
  • Power system protection
  • Electro-mechanical devices
  • Computer networking
  • Unix system
  • Network administration

·         Fundamentals of Programming, Computer Networking, Linear Circuit Analysis, Power Transmission and Distribution, Engineering Economics, and Electric Motors

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Senior Member
  • Phi Eta Sigma, Member
  • Tau Beta Pi, Member


  • “A GUI Based Power Flow Program for SUN Workstations,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASEE Annual Conference, June 2003
  • “Making Home DVDs: Dell’s Movie Studio Bundle,” Computing in Science and Engineering, March/April 2003
  • “Modeling a Single Phase, Voltage Controlled Rectifier Using LaPlace Transforms,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems , May 1993  (M. D. Kankam )
  • “Modeling Lightning Performance of Transmission Systems Using PSpice,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, May 1991
  • “Performance Based Maintenance,” American Power Conference, April 1998  (C. Stefansky, E. Kram, and T. Riley )