Peter J. McKenny

Engineering Management; Transmission and Distribut

McKenny

Position: Professor and Chairman, Engineering Management; Director, T&D Program
Phone: (509) 313-5702
Office: Paccar 208

Email: mckenny@gonzaga.edu


Education:
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering    1984
Thesis: High Voltage Breakdown of Liquid Insulation
M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering  1980
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK
B.Sc.   Electrical and Electronic Engineering    1977

Biographical Description: Peter McKenny is Director of the Graduate Transmission and Distribution Engineering Program. His responsibilities include directing development of graduate level engineering courses for professional engineers in the T&D industry, in addition to engineering professionals transferring to T&D related design activities from other fields. Prior to joining Gonzaga University Peter was the Team Leader responsible for substation and transmission line design in the Green Bay, WI, office of the American Transmission Company (ATC). Peter also has experience in the design and manufacture of power transformers, having worked as the Electrical Design Manager and Development Engineer at Waukesha Electric Systems in Waukesha, WI.

Dr. McKenny is Chairman of GU’s undergraduate Engineering Management Program and teaches junior/senior level power courses in the Electrical Engineering Program. He is the Northwest Regional Director of the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM), and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).