Faculty Profile



Vincent J. DelGatto

Assoc. Professor of Electrical Engineering



C. Ed. Secondary Math Education - Queens College 1995

M.S. Technology Management - NYU Polytechnic 1985

M.E. Electric Power Engineering - Rensselaer Polytechnic 1977

B.E. Electrical Engineering - The Cooper Union 1976 


Appointments at Webb Institute:
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering July 2012-present

Other Professional Experience:
New York Power Authority Senior Electrical Engineer  2011-2012
New York Institute of Technology Energy Management AP 2010-2013
Vaughn College of Aeronautics Electronics Engineering Professor 1997-2010
NYC Board of Education JHS 189 Math Teacher  1995-1997
Sperry / Lockheed Martin Navy Radar Project Engineer  1984-1993
Consolidated Edison Research and Development Engineer 1982-1983
General Electric High Voltage Lab Electrical Engineer  1977-1982

Courses Taught, 2004 to Present:

  • Electrical Engineering 1
  • Physics 3
  • Energy Technology in Perspective
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Digital Electronics
  • Electronic Flight Instrument Systems
  • Principles of Communication Systems
  • Radar Systems
  • Reliability and Maintainability

Professional Registration:
Professional Engineer - State of New York
Mathematics Teacher Certificate - State of New York

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers - Power Engineering Society (IEE-PES)

Service Beyond Webb Institute:

IEEE Standards Member of Working Group P45.1 - "Recommended Practice for Electrical Installations on Shipboard".

Member of Consortium of Universities for Sustainable Power (CUSP)

Investigator for National Science Foundation grant to support avionics education.

Firefighter and Officer of East Williston Volnteer Fire Dept.

Recent Publications and Presentations:

“National Electric Reliability Corporation Line Rating Compliance using National Electrical Safety Code Alternate Clearances based on Switching Surge Factors”,  presentation to Northeast Power Coordinating Council transmission line working group Albany, NY - August 20, 2011

-“Solar Induced Currents in Power Transformers”, Empire State Electric Research Corporation Report EP 82 09-13

- “Transmission Line Field Minimization”, Empire State Electric Research Corporation Report EP 82 09-5

Professional Development Activities:

CUSP 2013 and 2014 Faculty Workshops for Electric Power Engineering Online Course Development sponsored by the Office of Naval Research.

IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium (ESTS) and Electric Ship Research and Development Consortium (ESRDC) Annual Meeting in Arlington VA, April 21-24, 2013.

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