• Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Regents Professor
  • Eugene E. Webb Professor
Mladen Kezunovic

Educational Background

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

Research Interests

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

    Teaching Courses

    ELEN 459
    ELEN 666
    ELEN 679

Awards & Honors

  • Guest Professor in State Key Laboratory of Simulation of Power System and Generation Equipment, Tsinghua University, China, 2018-2021
  • Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Research, Texas A&M University, 2018
  • Distinguished member, US National Committee, International Council on Large Electric Systems-CIGRE, 2018
  • Special Visiting Scholar, Science without Borders, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brazil, 2015-2017
  • IEEE PES Prize Paper Award, "Advancements in Centralized Protection and Control Within a Substation", The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2017
  • Eminent Scholar, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar, 2015-2016
  • Regents Professor, Texas A&M University, 2016

Selected Publications

  • M. Soleimani, M. Kezunovic, “Economic Analysis of Transformer Loss of Life Mitigation Using Energy Storage and PV Generation,” 2020 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), Chicago, Illinois, April, 2020.
  • M. Khoshjahan, M. Soleimani and M. Kezunovic,”Optimal Participation Of PEV charging stations integrated with Smart Buildings in the Wholesale Energy and Reserve Markets,” 2020 IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies North America (ISGT NA 2020), Washington, D.C., USA, February 2020.
  • M. Alqudah, T. Dokic, M. Kezunovic, Z. Obradovic, “Prediction of Solar Radiation Based on Spatial and Temporal Embeddings for Solar Generation Forecast,” Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences – HICSS 2020, Grand Wailea, Maui, Jan. 2020.
  • M. Kezunovic, M. Soleimani, H. Abu-Rub, S. Bayhan, M. Trabelsi, “Hardware in the Loop Simulation of a Nano-Grid Transactive Energy Exchange“, 2nd International Conference on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (SGRE) 2019 , Doha, Qatar, November, 2019.
  • M. Kezunovic and T. Dokic,”Big Data Framework for Predictive Risk Assessment of Weather Impacts on Electric Power Systems,” Grid of the Future, CIGRE US National Committee, Atlanta, November, 2019.
  • E. Hui Ko, T. Dokic, M. Kezunovic, “Prediction Model for the Distribution Transformer Failure using Correlation of Weather Data,” CIGRE 5th International Colloquium Transformer Research and Asset Management, Opatija, Croatia, October 2019.
  • M. Soleimani and M. Kezunovic, “Economic Evaluation of Transformer Loss of Life Mitigation by Energy Storage and PV Generation,” 14th International Conference on Deregulated Electricity Market Issues in South-Eastern Europe-DEMSEE 2019, Greece, September, 2019.
  • J. Leite, M. Kezunovic, “Use of Distribution Network Topological Fractality and Sunburst Charts in the Online Risk Assessment,” IEEE international Conference on Innovative Smart Grid technologies-Latin America, Brazil, September 2019.
  • C. Seidl, and M. Kezunovic, “Tools for End-to-end Analysis, Calibration and Troubleshooting of Synchrophasor Systems,” ISGT Europe 2019, Bucharest, Romania, September 2019.
  • M. Soleimani, C. Affonso, M. Kezunovic, “Transformer Loss of Life Mitigation in the Presence of Energy Storage and PV Generation,” 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe), Bucharest, Romania, September 2019.