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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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Sample Path Mathematics
Buffer Allocation Mathematics
Mathematical Program with Complementarity Constraints Mathematics
Tandem Queues Mathematics
Environmental technology Engineering & Materials Science
Path Analysis Mathematics
Energy policy Engineering & Materials Science
Nash Equilibrium Mathematics

Research Output 1995 2014

  • 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

electricity
market
modeling
energy
Electricity

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).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

File
Electricity market
Perfect competition
Capacity investment
Pricing
Spot market

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).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

File
Co2
Revenue
Cap and trade
CO2 emissions
Industry

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).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

File
Environmental technology
Energy policy
Power markets

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).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

File
Demand uncertainty
Nash equilibrium
Uncertainty analysis
Electricity market
Probability distribution

Activities 1997 1997

  • 4 Invited talk

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

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

Projects 2001 2007