Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dalhousie University

Biographical Information

Dr. Larry Hughes is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dr. Hughes’s research examines energy systems, energy security, and energy policy issues. He has many years of experience in research and publications on energy security and climate change.

Some of his recent activities include:

In addition to the above, Dr. Hughes has given numerous talks to community groups in Nova Scotia.

Between 2002 and 2005, he issued annual, independent reviews of Nova Scotia’s energy strategy. He is also a frequent contributor to various media outlets in Canada including the Globe and Mail, the Chronicle Herald, and He has been interviewed on television (CBC, CTV, ATV, BNN), CBC radio (Information Morning, Maritime Noon, Mainstreet, and The Current), and local talk radio.

His PhD in Computing Science is from the Computing Laboratory of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Last updated: 1 October 2010

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