Background and activities

Doctor of Philosopy (PhD) degree (2017-    ): 

Master of Science (MSc) degree (2013-2016): Applied Mathematics / Financial Mathematics from Institue of Applied Mathematics / Middle East Technical University (METU)-Ankara/Turkey.

Currently I am doing my PhD in Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management in Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. 

My research project and thesis includes stochastic optimization, energy systems, energy markets and demand side flexibility in these markets.

Since I have Engineering and Applied Mathematics background, my research interests are distributed among this two scientific areas (but not limited).

Briefly I am interesting in:

  • Power Markets and Systems
  • Operations Research
  • Energy Markets
  • Risk Management in Financial and Energy Markets
  • Forecasting

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Hackett, Stian Blackstad; Kvaal, Bernhard; Runnerstrøm, Magnus Fure; Grøttum, Hanne Høie; Økstad, Nina; Livik, Klaus; Danielsen, Stein; Wright, Stephen John; van Vuuren, L. M.; Stewart, Dudley; Antolic, Mladen; Backe, Stian; Kara, Güray; Granado, Pedro Crespo Del; Fossum, Morten Einar Nyrø; Lauvland, Marius; Frøyen, Hans Erik Fylling; Helde, Joakim; Skoglund, Tor Rune; Eljueidi, Mamdouh. (2019) D2.3: Report on the Flexibility Market. 2019.


  • Kara, Güray. (2019) Nettet kan driftes bedre. Energiteknikk [Fagblad]. 2019-12-01.