Jeff Shortt, PhDProfessor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Dr. Shortt worked at a public utility in Virginia before earning his master’s and doctoral degrees. He then worked in Florida as a power supply design engineer and later in Washington, D.C., for the Department of the Navy as a spacecraft power system engineer. One of the spacecraft that he helped develop, Clementine, is on display in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Education and Credentials
- Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- M.S.E.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- B.S.E.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- An Improved Switching Converter Model (D. Jeffrey Shortt) Faculty Dissertations (1982)
- Battery Impedance Effects on Spacecraft Electrical Power System Stability (D. Jeffrey Shortt and W. E. Baker) Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (1991)
- Integrated Electrical/Thermal Component Modeling (D. Jeffrey Shortt) Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (1990)
- The Effect of Capacitor Equivalent Series Inductance on Converter Performance and Stability (D. Jeffrey Shortt) Applied Power Electronics Conference (1989)
- Faculty Course Assessment as a Part of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) Accreditation Process for the Cedarville University Engineering Department (D. Jeffrey Shortt and F. C. Lee) Dayton Engineering Sciences Symposium (2006)
- Favorite places to visit: Shenandoah Valley, Virginia; Nags Head, North Carolina; Yellowstone National Park
- Hobbies: Racquetball, Guitar, Electric and Upright Bass, Woodworking
- Why Cedarville: This is where God wants me to be.