Yakup Koc

PhD Candidate


Multi-Actor Systems


Systems Engineering

Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management
Building 31

Room number: b1.190
Phone: +31 15 27 82229
E-mail address: y.koc@remove-this.tudelft.nl

Secondary employment

Research interests

  • Complex networks
  • Power system security
  • Cascading failures
  • Robustness
  • Infrastructure protection

Y. (Yakup) Koc


Yakup holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering  (2009), and a master degree in Telecommunications (2011), both from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in the Systems Engineering Group of the same University. His research interest lies on critical infrastructure protection. For his PhD research, he performs research to design measures for power systems security assessment.

Key publications

  • An entropy-based metric to quantify the robustness of power grids against cascading failures. Safety science 59, 126-134.
  • The Impact of topology on cascading failures in a power grid model. Physica A 402, 169-179
  • A topological Investigation of phase transitions of cascading failures in a power grid model. Physica A 415, 273-284
  • MATCASC: A tool to analyse cascading line outages in power grids. IWIES 2013, 143-148.
  • Structural vulnerability assessment of electric power grids. ICNSC 2014, 386-391.

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