David Lubkeman

Research Professor Emeritus


Lubkeman holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Purdue University with an emphasis in power systems engineering. He has a MS and BS degrees in electrical engineering, also from Purdue.

Lubkeman has more than 25 years of experience in distribution systems and automation and has been an active participant in technical development activities, resulting in more than 40 publications and 13 US patents. Hi sprevious industry experience includes working at Sensus as a senior product manager for distribution automation; at KEMA consulting in the areas of smart grid business case analysus, large-scale energy storage and renewable energy integration; and at ABB, where he was involved in the development of solutions for distribution automation and asset management. Lubkeman's prior academic experience was as an associate professor in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University. He is also a licensed professional engineer.

Lubkeman is currently a lead instructor with the Elecitrcal Power Systems Engineering (EPSE) Master of Science professional degree program. He also is a research faculty member associated with the NSF FREEDM Systems Center.


  • Ph.D. 1983
    Electrical Engineering
    Purdue University, West Lafayette

Recent News

Solar farm in Monroe, N.C., built by Strata Solar
FREEDM researchers receive funding for work on grid resilience tools

Posted on May 23, 2019 | Filed Under: Power and Research

Researchers in the FREEDM Systems Center received a $3.1 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid.

Lubkeman and Rotenberg Elevated to IEEE Fellow

Posted on February 3, 2015 | Filed Under: News

Dr. Lubkeman receives this honor for contributions to power system distribution systems and Dr. Rotenberg for his contributions to the microarchitecture of high-performance and reliable microprocessors.

Huang and Lubkeman Receive Award for Research by GridBridge

Posted on January 3, 2013 | Filed Under: News

[ubermenu config_id=”main” menu=”84″] NEWSROOM Huang and Lubkeman Receive Award for Research by GridBridgeJan 3, 2013 Alex Huang, Progress Energy Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of NSF FREEDM Syst …


Edit my Profile