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  • Warandelaan 2, Koopmans Building, room K 426

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

19952014

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Personal profile

Career

  • Associate Professor (with tenure), September 2001 - present, Department of Econometrics and Operations Research, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tilburg University
  • Assistant Professor, September 1996 - August 2001, Department of Econometrics and Operations Research, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tilburg University

Current courses

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PhD supervision

Ph. D. student advising

  • Romeo Langestraat, started September 2007.
  • Ozge Ozdemir, expected completion in December 2007; will join Policy Studies Group of Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), Amsterdam as scientific researcher. "Simulation-based Optimization under Uncertainty: Applications in Stochastic Fluid Models and Strategic Gaming Analysis for Electricity Markets".
  • Ebru Angun, graduated in June 2004 and joined Galatasaray University, Istanbul, Turkey as assistant professor. "Black Box Simulation Optimization: Generalized Response Surface Methodology" (co-advisor with Dick den Hertog and Jack Kleijnen).

Ph. D. committee member

  • Steffan Berridge, graduated in June 2004 and joined Man Investments, London, UK. "Irregular Grid methods for Pricing High-Dimensional American Options" (advisor Hans Schumacher).

M.Sc. student advising

  • Arjan Buijssen, 2007. Investigating how to incorporate sensitivity analysis (based on successive linear programming approximations or nonlinear programming) at Shell's fluid blending operations (at ORTEC).
  • Romeo Langestraat, 2007. Explored the effects of carbon emission allowances on electricity generation investment decisions under uncertainty (theoretical).
  • Loek Hubbers, 2005. Developed a simulation based environment for discrete-event dynamic systems which can test and fine tune operating systems for container terminals (at Port of Rotterdam).
  • Evrim Memik, 2004. Investigated game theoretic models capturing cooperation and competition behaviour in supply chain management (theoretical).
  • Erwin Geubbels, 2000. Developed guidelines for implementation of a Decision Support System for generating deployment schedules, in real-time, for mine-hunting and mine-sweeping operations in North Sea (at TNO).
  • Maaike Staal, 1999. Investigated the performance of various measurement-based admission control algorithms for balancing the trade-off between efficiency and quality of service (QoS) in multi-service networks (at KPN Research).

Keywords

  • Environmental Economics
  • Simulation
  • Economics
  • Mathematics

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Research Output

  • 10 Discussion paper
  • 9 Article
  • 6 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

Modeling and analysis of renewable energy obligations and technology bandings in the UK electricity market

Gurkan, G. & Langestraat, R., Jul 2014, In : Energy Policy. 70, p. 85-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Generation Capacity Investments in Electricity Markets: Perfect Competition

    Gürkan, G., Ozdemir, O. & Smeers, Y., 2013, Tilburg: Econometrics, 60 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2013-045).

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  • Introducing CO2 Allowances, Higher Prices For All Consumers; Higher Revenues For Whom?

    Gurkan, G., Langestraat, R. & Ozdemir, O., 2013, Tilburg: Econometrics, 50 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2013-015).

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  • Modeling And Analysis Of Renewable Energy Obligations And Technology Bandings In the UK Electricity Market

    Gurkan, G. & Langestraat, R., 2013, Tilburg: Econometrics, 39 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2013-016).

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  • Strategic Generation Capacity Choice under Demand Uncertainty: Analysis of Nash Equilibria in Electricity Markets

    Gürkan, G., Ozdemir, O. & Smeers, Y., 2013, Tilburg: Econometrics, 55 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2013-044).

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  • Activities

    • 4 Invited talk

    Sample-path solution of stochastic optimization and stochastic equilibrium problems

    G. Gurkan (Speaker)
    1 May 1997

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Conference: Informs Applied Probability

    G. Gurkan (Invited speaker)
    30 Jun 1997

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    International Symposium on Mathematical Programming

    G. Gurkan (Invited speaker)
    25 Aug 1997

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    European Simulation Multiconference

    G. Gurkan (Speaker)
    1 Jun 1997

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Projects