B.S. ​Computer Science and Physics, Marietta College, 1987M.S. ​Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, 1994Ph.D. ​Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2002Post-Doc ​University of Virginia, 2002-2005

"My hope for my students is the same hope I have for myself - to remain teachable and to be able to teach others."

Todd A. DeLong

Professor DeLong began serving within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering within the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia in the Fall of 2015. Prior to that, he served at a number of other academic institutions, including Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Georgia. Prior to his teaching career, he served as a researcher for the Center for Safety-Critical Systems, a research center within the School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVA, where he performed research in the design and analysis of safety-critical systems used in the transportation (rail) industry. He is also a member of ASEE and a Senior member of the IEEE.


  • Outstanding Teacher Award 2017, 2021
  • The University of Georgia Student Career Development 2017

Selected Publications

  • “A Fault Injection Technique for VHDL Behavioral-Level Models”, IEEE Design & Test, Winter, 1996. DeLong, Todd A., Barry W. Johnson, and Joseph A. Profeta, III,
  • “Dependability Metrics to Assess Safety-Critical Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, September, 2005. DeLong, Todd A., D. Todd Smith, and Barry W. Johnson
  • An Analysis of the ATCS Generator Polynomial, Proceedings Reliability And Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2021 DeLong, Todd and Joseph Reutzel