Research interests include: SmartGrid, low energy consumption electric vehicles, cars that do not crash, applications of technology to the field of entertainment and entertainment systems.
Clark Hochgraf, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering Technology Department. He joined RIT in 2008 and was previously the Systems Engineering and Electrical Engineering Supervisor for General Motors Research and Development. His research focus is SmartGrid, low energy consumption electric vehicles, cars that don't crash, applications of technology to the field of entertainment and entertainment systems. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the International Council on Systems Engineering Finger Lakes Chapter for which he serves as Treasurer; UL 1741 and UL 1778 Standards Technical Panel Member; IEEE p1547 Interconnection of Distributed Resources Standards Development Group Writing committee member; IEEE, ASEE, INCOSE, Tau Beta Pi, and Eta Kappa Nu. Hochgraf has been received numerous prestigious awards including the Westinghouse Signature Award, the Grainger Outstanding Power Engineering Student Award and was a Teaching Assistant Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison.