Orçun Karaca, PhD Candidate

Orçun Karaca, PhD Candidate

Orcun Karaca

Orçun Karaca
M.Sc. ETH, Ph.D. Student

Automatic Control Laboratory
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Physikstrasse 3, ETL K12
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 632 8661
Email: okaraca@ethz.ch

About me

I am currently a doctoral candidate under the supervision of Prof. Maryam Kamgarpour. My research interests include game theory, optimization, and energy systems.

Recent presentations

December, 2019: CDC 2019, Nice, France     


November, 2019: Nodal Versus Zonal Prices Revisited, CEEM Uni. Paris-Dauphine

August, 2019: ICCOPT, Berlin

January, 2019: INI MESW01, Cambridge, Video Link    


    December, 2018: CDC 2018, Miami Beach    


July, 2018: ISMP 2018, Bordeaux


Journal articles
"Enabling Inter-Area Reserves Exchanges through Stable Benefit Allocation Mechanisms"
O. Karaca, S. Delikaraoglou, G. Hug, and M. Kamgarpour
Submitted, 2019 [link-ArXiv]
"Actuator Placement under Structural Controllability using Forward and Reverse Greedy Algorithms"
B. Guo*, O. Karaca*, T. Summers, and M. Kamgarpour
Submitted, 2019 [link-ArXiv]
"Core-Selecting Mechanisms in Electricity Markets"
O. Karaca, and M. Kamgarpour
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2020 [link-ArXiv][link-TSG]
"Designing Coalition-Proof Reverse Auctions over Continuous Goods"
O. Karaca, P. G. Sessa, N. Walton, and M. Kamgarpour
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2019 [link-ArXiv][link-TAC]
Conference publications and technical reports
"A Comment on "Performance Guarantees of a Greedy Algorithm for Minimizing a Supermodular Set Function on Comatroid" "
O. Karaca, B. Guo, and M. Kamgarpour
Technical report, 2019 [link-ArXiv]
"No-Regret Learning from Partially Observed Data in Repeated Auctions"
O. Karaca*, P. G. Sessa*, A. Leidi, and M. Kamgarpour
IFAC World Congress, 2020 [link-ArXiv]
"Actuator Placement for Optimizing Network Performance under Controllability Constraints"
B. Guo, O. Karaca, T. Summers, and M. Kamgarpour
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2019 [link-ArXiv]
"Exploiting Weak Supermodularity for Coalition-Proof Mechanisms"
O. Karaca, and M. Kamgarpour
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2018 [link-ArXiv]
"Game Theoretic Analysis of Electricity Market Auction Mechanisms"
O. Karaca, and M. Kamgarpour
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017 [link-CDC]
"The REPOP Toolbox: Tackling Polynomial Optimization Using Relative Entropy Relaxations"
O. Karaca, G. Darivianakis, P. N. Beuchat, A. Georghiou, and J. Lygeros
IFAC World Congress, 2017 [link-IFAC] [toolbox]
"Design, Implementation and Characterization of a 3D-Printed AFM Head with Piezotube and Electromagnetic Actuators for Biomolecular Application"
S. Sevim, S. Özer, L. Feng, K. Crawford, O. Karaca, and H. Torun
18th International Microscopy Congress, 2014 [link]

Presentations from previous talks, Master/Semester/Bachelor theses are available upon request.
* indicates equal contribution.

Publications from the IfA database



SA/MA projects

Feel free to send an email to learn more about other SA/MA projects.