Renata Turkeš

Postdoctoral researcher
Room: B.510
Tel: +32 32654040
Email: renata.turkes@uantwerpen.be
Research Topic: Mathematical optimization, with applications in community-based operations research.

Renata Turkeš is working under the supervision of Professor Kenneth Sörensen, mostly in the domain of humanitarian logistics. She defended her PhD in January 2019, after obtaining a Master in Pure Mathematics at KU Leuven (cum laude) and a Bachelor in Mathematics at the University of Tuzla (Gold Medal), where she had worked as a teaching assistant for a few years. 

List of publications

  • R. Turkeš, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Pre-positioning of emergency supplies: does putting a price on human life help to save lives?," Annals of Operations Research, pp. 1-31, 2016.
    [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{turkevs2016pre,
    title={Pre-positioning of emergency supplies: does putting a price on human life help to save lives?},
    author={Turke{\v{s}}, Renata and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and S{\"o}rensen, Kenneth},
    journal={{Annals of Operations Research}},
    pages={1--31},
    year={2016},
    publisher={Springer},
    doi={10.1007/s10479-017-2702-1}
    }
  • R. Turkeš and K. Sörensen, "Instances for the problem of pre-positioning emergency supplies," Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2019.
    [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @article{turkevs2019instances,
    title={Instances for the problem of pre-positioning emergency supplies},
    author={Turke{\v{s}}, Renata and S{\"o}rensen, Kenneth},
    journal={{Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management}},
    year={2019},
    publisher={Emerald Publishing Limited},
    doi={https://doi.org/10.1108/JHLSCM-02-2018-0016}
    }
  • R. Turkeš, K. Sörensen, and D. Palhazi Cuervo, "A matheuristic for the problem of pre-positioning of emergency supplies," University of Antwerp, Working Paper D/2018/1169/009 , 2018.
    [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @techreport{turkevs2018matheuristic,
    title={A matheuristic for the problem of pre-positioning of emergency supplies},
    author={Turke{\v s}, Renata and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    institution={University of Antwerp},
    type={Working Paper D/2018/1169/009},
    year={2018},
    doi={https://hdl.handle.net/10067/1517260151162165141}
    }
  • R. Turkeš, "Operations research to the rescue: Increasing disaster preparedness by pre-positioning emergency supplies," PhD Thesis, 2019.
    [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{turkevs2019operations,
    title={Operations research to the rescue: {I}ncreasing disaster preparedness by pre-positioning emergency supplies},
    author={Turke{\v s}, Renata},
    school={University of Antwerp},
    year={2019},
    doi={https://hdl.handle.net/10067/1571830151162165141}
    }
  • R. Turkeš, K. Sörensen, L. M. Hvattum, E. Barrena, H. Chentli, L. Coelho, I. Dayarian, A. Grimault, A. Gullhav, Ç. Iris, M. Keskin, A. Kiefer, R. Lusby, G. Mauri, M. Monroy-Licht, S. Parragh, J. Riquelme-Rodríguez, A. Santini, G. M. Santos Vinicius, and C. Thomas, "Meta-analysis of metaheuristics: Quantifying the effect of adaptiveness in adaptive large neighborhood search," University of Antwerp, Working Paper D/2019/1169/002 , 2019.
    [DOI] [Bibtex]
    @techreport{turkevs2019meta,
    title={Meta-analysis of metaheuristics: {Q}uantifying the effect of adaptiveness in adaptive large neighborhood search},
    author={Turke{\v{s}}, Renata and S{\"o}rensen, Kenneth and Hvattum, Lars Magnus and Barrena, Eva and Chentli, Hayet and Coelho, Leandro and Dayarian, Iman and Grimault, Alex and Gullhav, Anders and Iris, {\c{C}}a{\u{g}}atay and Keskin, Merve and Kiefer, Alexander and Lusby, Richard and Mauri, Geraldo and Monroy-Licht, Marcela and Parragh, Sophie and Riquelme-Rodríguez, Juan-Pablo and Santini, Alberto and Santos Vinicius, Gandra Martins and Thomas, Charles},
    institution = {University of Antwerp},
    type={Working Paper D/2019/1169/002},
    year={2019},
    doi={https://hdl.handle.net/10067/1636090151162165141}
    }

List of presentations

  • R. Turkeš, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Pre-positioning of emergency relief supplies: Does putting a price on human life help to save lives?," in University of Antwerp 6th Doctoral Day, Antwerp, Belgium, 2016.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkevs2016pre_pres,
    author = {Turke{\v s}, Renata and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Pre-positioning of emergency relief supplies: {D}oes putting a price on human life help to save lives?},
    booktitle = {{University of Antwerp 6th Doctoral Day}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • R. Turkeš, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "Matheuristics for the problem of pre-positioning emergency supplies," in Metaheuristics International Conference, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkevs2017mic_pres,
    author = {Turke{\v s}, Renata and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth},
    title = {Matheuristics for the problem of pre-positioning emergency supplies},
    booktitle = {{Metaheuristics International Conference, Barcelona}},
    year = {2017},
    address = {Barcelona, Spain},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • R. Turkeš, D. Palhazi Cuervo, and K. Sörensen, "A matheuristic for the problem of pre-positioning emergency relief supplies," in ORBEL32: 32th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society, Liége, Belgium, 2018.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkevs2018matheuristic_pres,
    author = {Turke{\v s}, Renata and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth},
    title = {A matheuristic for the problem of pre-positioning emergency relief supplies},
    booktitle = {{ORBEL32: 32th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society}},
    year = {2018},
    address = {Li{\' e}ge, Belgium},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • R. Turkeš, K. Sörensen, and D. Palhazi Cuervo, "Deriving rules of thumb to guide facility decision making in humanitarian operations," in EURO HOpe mini conference, Leuven, Belgium, 2018.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkevs2018deriving_pres,
    author = {Turke{\v s}, Renata and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth and Palhazi Cuervo, Daniel},
    title = {Deriving rules of thumb to guide facility decision making in humanitarian operations},
    booktitle = {{EURO HOpe mini conference}},
    year = {2018},
    address = {Leuven, Belgium},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • R. Turkeš and K. Sörensen, "OR to the rescue: Increasing disaster preparedness by pre-positioning emergency supplies," in PhD public defense, Antwerp, Belgium, 2019.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkevs2019operations_pres,
    author = {Turke{\v s}, Renata and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth},
    title = {{OR to the rescue: Increasing disaster preparedness by pre-positioning emergency supplies}},
    booktitle = {{PhD public defense}},
    year = {2019},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    keywords = {humanitarian logistics},
    }
  • R. Turkeš, K. Sörensen, and L. M. Hvattum, "Meta-analysis of metaheuristics: Quantifying the effect of adaptiveness in Adaptive Large Neighborhood Search," in Department of Engineering Management research seminar, Antwerp, Belgium, 2019.
    [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{turkevs2019meta_pres,
    author = {Turke{\v s}, Renata and S{\" o}rensen, Kenneth and Hvattum, Lars Magnus},
    title = {{Meta-analysis of metaheuristics: Quantifying the effect of adaptiveness in Adaptive Large Neighborhood Search}},
    booktitle = {{Department of Engineering Management research seminar}},
    year = {2019},
    address = {Antwerp, Belgium},
    }