Fred Choobineh

Fred Choobineh
Contact Information:
NH E421K
City Campus (Lincoln)
(402) 472-1388

Blackman Distinguished Professor
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1979
  • M.S.I.E., Iowa State University, 1976
  • B.S.E.E., Iowa State University, 1972
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Electricity market
  • Modeling and analysis of smart grid
  • Systems engineering and risk analysis
About Fred Choobineh

Dr. Choobineh is professor of Electrical Engineering and Blackman Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he also holds a courtesy appointment as a professor of management. His current research interests include electricity market and smart grid modeling and analysis.

Prior to joining the EE department, he was an IMSE faculty member at UNL. His research has been funded by NSF and industry. He is a recipient of the Nebraska Legislator Award for Distinguished Teaching in the College of Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and a member of IEEE. He is a recipient of the Joseph K. Walkup Prominence in Industrial Engineering Award from Iowa State University.

Dr. Choobineh is a registered Professional Engineer in Nebraska and serves on the state Board of Engineers and Architects.

  • National Science Foundation, Nebraska 2010-15 RII Project: Nanohybrid Materials & Algal Biology, Nebraska EPSCoR RII Grant-Track 1, $20M, 2010-15 (PD)
  • National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research: Cyberinfrastructure-enabled Computational Nanoscience for Energy Technologies, Nebraska EPSCoR RII Grant-Track 2 with Puerto Rico, 2010-2013, $6M, 2010-13 (PD)
  • National Science Foundation, Nebraska cyber infrastructure Improvement RII Track C2, $1,170,000, 2010-12 (PD)

Selected Publications
  • Cheng, J., R. Li, F. F. Choobineh, and Q. Hu, “Dispatchable Generation of a Novel Compressed-Air Assisted Wind Turbine and its Operation Mechanism, Accepted in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2018. 
  • Cervantes, J. and F. Choobineh, Optimal Sizing of a Nonutility-Scale Solar Power System and its Battery”, Applied Energy, pp. 105-115, 2018. 
  • Batur D., L. Wang, and F. Choobineh, “Methods for System Selection Based on Sequential Mean-Variance Analysis”, Informs Journal on Computing, Vol. 30, No.4, pp 724-738, 2018. 
  • Ziaee, O., O. Alizadeh-Mousavi, and F.F. Choobineh, “Co-optimization of transmission expansion planning and TCSC placement considering the correlation between wind and demand scenarios,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 33, No 1, pp 206-215, 2018. 
  • Ziaee, O. and F.F. Choobineh, “Optimal Location-Allocation of TCSCs and Transmission Switch Placement Under High Penetration of Wind Power”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 32 , No. 4, pp. 3006-3014, 2017. 
  • Ziaee, O. and F.F. Choobineh, “Optimal Location-Allocation of TCSC Devices on a Transmission Network”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 94-102, 2017. 
  • Cheng, J., and F. Choobineh, “A Novel Wind Energy Conversion System with Storage for Spillage Recovery”, Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 33-38, 2015. 
  • Marvizadeh, S.Z., S. Zamiri, and F.F. Choobineh, “Entropy-based dispatching for automatic guided vehicles,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 11, pp. 3303-3316, 2014. 
  • Fakhrazari, Amin, Hamid Vakilzadian, F. Fred Choobineh, “Optimal Energy Scheduling for a Smart Entity,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 2919-2928, 2014.