Stephen Phillips serves as professor of electrical engineering and director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. Phillips received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
From 1988 to 2002, he served on the faculty of the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. In 2002, he joined the faculty of Arizona State University as professor of electrical engineering. Phillips was appointed electrical engineering department chair in 2005 and director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering in 2009. He has served as an ABET program evaluator and as a member of the board of directors of ABET where he is currently director of the Engineering Area Delegation. Phillips is a professional engineer registered in the state of Ohio. He has served as IEEE vice president for Educational Activities. His research includes applications of systems and control, microfabrication on novel substrates and non-traditional delivery and assessment of accredited engineering degree programs.