Bilkent Named to QS World University Rankings by Subject

Bilkent Named to QS World University Rankings by Subject

May 4, 2015

Bilkent University has been listed among the world’s elite institutions in 6 of the 36 subjects covered by this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject, published April 29 on the QS website (www.topuniversities.com).

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Ground Is Broken for Sabuncu Brain Research Center

Ground Is Broken for Sabuncu Brain Research Center

May 4, 2015

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center took place at Bilkent Cyberpark last week on April 30, with Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Fikri Işık in attendance. The center has

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Spring Fest Concert Tickets On Sale!

Spring Fest Concert Tickets On Sale!

April 27, 2015

You have less than ten days left to get your tickets for the 2015 Spring Fest concerts! Tickets will be on sale online until May 6, at http://stars.bilkent.edu.tr for students and http://bais.bilkent.edu.tr for staff.

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PHYS Researchers Develop Atomic Coating for Use in Adaptive Camouflage

PHYS Researchers Develop Atomic Coating for Use in Adaptive Camouflage

April 27, 2015

In recent decades, engineers and scientists have been working on new stealth technologies that make objects less visible to radar detection. Such technologies have generally used passive surfaces to absorb electromagnetic waves. Active camouflage,

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Hitay Özbay Coauthors Book in Springer Briefs Series

Hitay Özbay Coauthors Book in Springer Briefs Series

April 27, 2015

Associate Provost Hitay Özbay of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering has coauthored a new book with Mehmet Eren Ahsen and Silviu-lulian Niculescu. The 94-page volume, “Analysis of Deterministic Cyclic Gene Regulatory Network

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UNAM Develops 3D-Printed, Pocket-Sized Power Plant

UNAM Develops 3D-Printed, Pocket-Sized Power Plant

April 27, 2015

Researchers at Bilkent University’s National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) have developed an energy generator based on static electrification, deriving electricity from common sources of mechanical energy such as the sounds and motions of vehicles

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Chekhov’s Short Stories Come to Life at the Bilkent Theater

Chekhov’s Short Stories Come to Life at the Bilkent Theater

April 27, 2015

The Bilkent Theater’s new play, “Lady With a Lapdog, With Jokes and A Happy Ending,” premiered on Friday, April 24. In the production, acclaimed Russian director Aleksey Burago has brought to life the short

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Cockroaches in the ME Department? Don’t Worry, They’re Robots

Cockroaches in the ME Department? Don’t Worry, They’re Robots

April 20, 2015

A cutting-edge project in robotics is underway in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, where Asst. Prof. Onur Özcan and his team are endeavoring to perfect the design of “cockroach robots.” The project builds on

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