Mladen Kezunovic

Eugene E. Webb Professor

Regents Professor

Kezunovic, Mladen

Office: WEB 323C
Phone: 979.845.7509
Fax: 979.845.9887

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Research Interests

•Protective Relaying
•Power Systems
•Computational Intelligence
•Smart Grids

Director, Smart Grid Center

Teaching Courses

ELEN 459
ELEN 666
ELEN 679

Awards & Honors

  • CIGRE Fellow, 2014
  • CIGRE Paris, Technical Committee Award for "Remarkable Technical Contribution to the Study Committee B5, Protection and Automation," 2012
  • IEEE Power Systems Relaying Committee (PSRC), Service Award for 25 Years, 2012
  • IEEE, Educational Activities Board, Standards Education Award, 2011
  • Texas A&M University Faculty Service Award, Department of ECEN, 2010
  • The King Saud University ARAMCO Chair in Electrical Power, 2010
  • International Council on Large Electric Systems-CIGRE U.S. National Committee, Atwood Associate Award, 2008
  • IEEE Fellow, 1999


  • University of Kansas Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 1980
  • University of Kansas M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, 1977
  • University of Sarajevo Diploma of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, 1976

Selected Publications

M. Kezunovic, et al., "Design, Modeling and Evaluation of Protective Relays for Power Systems," Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-20919-7, 2016.

B. Zhang, M. Kezunovic, "Impact on Power System Flexibility by Electric Vehicle Participation in Ramp Market," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 1285-1294, May 2016.

A. A. P. Biscaro, R. A. F. Pereira, M. Kezunovic, J. R. S. Mantovani, “Integrated Fault Location and Power Quality Analysis in Electric Power Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 428-436, April 2016.

P. Dehghanian, Y. Wang, G. Gurrala, E. Moreno, M. Kezunovic, “Flexible Implementation of Power System Corrective Topology Control,” Electric Power System Research, Vol 128, pp. 79-89, November 2015.

P.-C. Chen, V. Malbasa, Y. Dong, M. Kezunovic, “Sensitivity Analysis of Voltage Sag Based Fault Location with Distributed Generation,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 2098-2106, June 2015.

A. Esmaeilian, T. Popovic, M. Kezunovic, “Transmission Line Relay Mis-operation Detection Based on Time-synchronized Field Data,” Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 125, pp 174–183, April 2015.

M. Kezunovic, S. Meliopoulos, S. Venkatasubramanian, V. Vittal, "Application of Time-Synchronized Measurements in Power System Transmission Networks," Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-06218-1, 2014.

M. Kezunovic, et al., "IEEE Standard for Synchrophasor Measurements for Power Systems - Amendment 1: Modification of Selected Performance Requirements," IEEE C37.118.1a-2014.

B. Matic-Cuka, M. Kezunovic, “Islanding Detection for Inverter-based Distributed Generation using Support Vector Machine Method,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 5, No. 6, pp. 2676-2686, November 2014.

M. Kezunovic, et. al, "IEEE Guide for Synchronization, Calibration, Testing, and Installation of Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) for Power System Protection and Control," IEEE C37.242-2013.