“Dr. Korczak’s Example” on Stage This Month at FMPA Chamber Theater

“Dr. Korczak’s Example” on Stage This Month at FMPA Chamber Theater

February 8, 2016

Staged by students from the Department of Performing Arts, the play “Dr. Korczak’s Example” had its Bilkent premiere last week in a Turkish translation. Additional performances will take place on February 10, 17 and

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EU’s MSCA Program Funding Four Bilkent Researchers

EU’s MSCA Program Funding Four Bilkent Researchers

February 2, 2016

Four Bilkent faculty members are being funded by the EU’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) program, part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 initiative. On the basis of the proposals they submitted in response to the

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Bilkent Researchers’ Diagnostic Kit Aims to Help Treat Aggressive Breast Cancer

Bilkent Researchers’ Diagnostic Kit Aims to Help Treat Aggressive Breast Cancer

February 2, 2016

Dr. Özgür Şahin and Dr.  Ali Güre of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics are working to develop a new gene-based diagnostic kit that predicts treatment response of the most aggressive breast cancers.

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CS Student a Member of Winning Team at PennApps XIII

CS Student a Member of Winning Team at PennApps XIII

February 2, 2016

Bilkent student Emrehan Tüzün (CS/IV) was a member of the four-person team that won PennApps XIII, the most recent iteration of the US’s foremost and largest collegiate hackathon. Team RAMEAR’s winning project demonstrated the

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Giovanni Volpe Publishes Textbook on Optical Tweezers

Giovanni Volpe Publishes Textbook on Optical Tweezers

February 2, 2016

Dr. Giovanni Volpe of the Department of Physics and UNAM has recently coauthored with Dr. Philip H. Jones (UCL, London, UK) and Dr. Onofrio M. Maragò (CNR-IPFC, Messina, Italy) a new book, “Optical Tweezers:

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“Fatih” Documentary Scripted by Mehmet Kalpaklı Premieres in Rome

“Fatih” Documentary Scripted by Mehmet Kalpaklı Premieres in Rome

February 2, 2016

“The Man Who Changed the Destiny of Europe: Fatih,” a documentary scripted by Asst. Prof. Mehmet Kalpaklı, chair of the Department of History and the Department of Turkish Literature, premiered at the National Museum

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Prominent Scholars Visit Bilkent University

Prominent Scholars Visit Bilkent University

January 26, 2016

Four scholars known internationally for their work in the fields of economics, history and political science, who were in Ankara between January 10 and 16 for the 8th Ambassadors Conference hosted by the Turkish

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CS Graduate Named IEEE Fellow

CS Graduate Named IEEE Fellow

January 26, 2016

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named Bilkent University graduate Ümit Çatalyürek (CS/BS ’92, MS ’94, PhD ’00) an IEEE Fellow. A faculty member at The Ohio State University, Prof. Çatalyürek

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