Bilkent-ASELSAN Partnership Establishes Turkey’s First Commercial Chip Factory

Bilkent-ASELSAN Partnership Establishes Turkey’s First Commercial Chip Factory

December 30, 2014

The groundbreaking ceremony for Turkey’s first commercial electronic chip factory took place on Tuesday, December 23, with Minister of National Defense İsmet Yılmaz in attendance. The factory will serve as the production facility of

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TÜBİTAK Awards for 2014 Presented to Bilkent Faculty Members

TÜBİTAK Awards for 2014 Presented to Bilkent Faculty Members

December 30, 2014

The 2014 TÜBİTAK awards ceremony took place on December 24 at the presidential palace. Three Bilkent University professors and two Bilkent graduates were among those recognized by TÜBİTAK (the Scientific and Technical Research Council

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Bilkent Faculty Member Receives Mustafa Parlar Award

Bilkent Faculty Member Receives Mustafa Parlar Award

December 22, 2014

Every year, the Middle East Technical University Parlar Foundation recognizes the achievements of scientists and scholars from a variety of fields for their exceptional research productivity, in honor of the late METU professor Mustafa

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Good News for Swimmers: The Pool Is Open!

Good News for Swimmers: The Pool Is Open!

December 16, 2014

Here’s some news the Bilkent community has been looking forward to hearing: the new university swimming pool is ready for use. The pool is a half Olympic-size pool, 25 meters in length and 15

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Bilkent Loses Mürşide İçmeli

Bilkent Loses Mürşide İçmeli

December 16, 2014

Prof. Mürşide İçmeli, former faculty member in the Department of Graphic Design, in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. We wish to extend our condolences to

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CS Students  Compete at DefCamp Conference

CS Students Compete at DefCamp Conference

December 16, 2014

A five-student team from the Department of Computer Engineering came in fourth in the two-round D-CTF (Capture the Flag) competition held at the DefCamp #5 International Hacking and Information Security Conference. The conference took

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Bilkent Graduate Student Wins MRS Best Poster Award

Bilkent Graduate Student Wins MRS Best Poster Award

December 16, 2014

This month, graduate student Fahri Emre Öztürk from the National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) received the best poster award at the fall 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in Boston, USA. The organization’s yearly

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Bilkent Community Mourns Talât Halman’s Loss

Bilkent Community Mourns Talât Halman’s Loss

December 11, 2014

Professor Talât Halman, dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Letters, founding chairman of the Department of Turkish Literature and Turkey’s first Minister of Culture, passed away on December 5, 2014, following a massive

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