Hamza Yeşilyurt Wins Sedat Simavi Science Award

Hamza Yeşilyurt Wins Sedat Simavi Science Award

December 11, 2014

Dr. Hamza Yeşilyurt, an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, has won the 2014 Sedat Simavi Foundation Science Award for his work “Elementary Proofs of Some Identities of Ramanujan for the Rogers-Ramanujan Functions,”

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Parkinson Disease and Essential Tremor Gene Found

Parkinson Disease and Essential Tremor Gene Found

December 1, 2014

Bilkent University researchers have played a leading role in the identification of a gene that causes Parkinson disease and essential tremor, conditions that afflict many millions of people worldwide. The scientists who conducted the

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EEE PhD Student Receives Green Talent Award in Berlin

EEE PhD Student Receives Green Talent Award in Berlin

December 1, 2014

On November 7, Burak Güzeltürk, a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Devices and Sensors Research Group, received the internationally recognized Green Talent Award at a ceremony in

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CHEM Graduates’ Work Gets Attention at International Meetings

CHEM Graduates’ Work Gets Attention at International Meetings

December 1, 2014

The Surface Science and Spectroscopy Research Group, headed by Prof. Şefik Süzer of the Department of Chemistry, has received recognition from some of the world’s most prestigious surface science societies. Three Bilkent graduates who

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IE Grad Receives INFORMS Award

IE Grad Receives INFORMS Award

November 24, 2014

Feyza Güliz Şahinyazan (IE BSc ’10 and MSc ’12) has received a second place award for her entry in the “Doing Good with Good Operations Research” student paper competition. The award was presented during

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TÜRKSAV Award Ceremony in Honor of Prof. Halil İnalcık

TÜRKSAV Award Ceremony in Honor of Prof. Halil İnalcık

November 24, 2014

BY ASLI YİĞİT (HIST/PhD) On Tuesday, November 17, a ceremony honoring Prof. Halil İnalcık, the founder of the History Department at Bilkent University, took place in the Halil İnalcık Center for Ottoman Studies at

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Matrakçı Nasuh: Mathematician, Historian, Artist…

Matrakçı Nasuh: Mathematician, Historian, Artist…

November 24, 2014

UNESCO has proclaimed 2014 as the “Year of Matrakçı Nasuh,” it being the 450th anniversary of his death. The sixteenth-century polymath will be celebrated in an occasion sponsored jointly by the Turkish National Commission

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New Book by ELIT Prof Views London’s Multiculturalism Through the Lens of Fiction

New Book by ELIT Prof Views London’s Multiculturalism Through the Lens of Fiction

November 24, 2014

Michael Perfect, assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, has a new book, “Contemporary Fictions of Multiculturalism,” published by Palgrave Macmillan in October. Dr. Perfect’s main research interests are in twentieth-

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