Grad Student Awarded IEEE Fellowship

Grad Student Awarded IEEE Fellowship

September 29, 2015

Shahab Akhavan, a PhD student in the Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, has received an IEEE Electron Devices Society PhD Student Fellowship. Every year, the IEEE Electron Devices Society awards these fellowships to

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TÜBİTAK 1512 BİGG Program Sessions Held at Bilkent Cyberpark

TÜBİTAK 1512 BİGG Program Sessions Held at Bilkent Cyberpark

September 29, 2015

This year, Bilkent Cyberpark is one of the agencies helping to implement the first phase of the TÜBİTAK 1512 BİGG Program. During August and September, Cyberpark hosted a series of training and mentoring sessions

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30 Minutes of Walking, Classical Music While Resting, and an Objective in Life=100 Years

30 Minutes of Walking, Classical Music While Resting, and an Objective in Life=100 Years

September 15, 2015

On September 7, Prof. Halil İnalcık’s 100th birthday was celebrated at the Bilkent Hotel. Guests included faculty and students of the Department of History, Rector Abdullah Atalar, Provost Adnan Akay, Vice Rector Kürşat Aydoğan,

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Condolences on the Passing of Çiğdem Selim Dabir

Condolences on the Passing of Çiğdem Selim Dabir

September 15, 2015

Çiğdem Selim Dabir, a BUSEL FAE Program instructor and BUSEL FAE instructor Hossein Dabir’s wife, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2015, due to a terminal illness. We wish to extend our condolences to

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Academic Administrative Appointment

Academic Administrative Appointment

September 15, 2015

Prof. Bülent Özgüç, dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture since 1987, has decided to return to his scholarly pursuits on a full-time basis. Prof. Ayhan Altıntaş has been appointed acting dean

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ME Prof’s Research on Unmanned Air Vehicles Discussed at NASA Ames

ME Prof’s Research on Unmanned Air Vehicles Discussed at NASA Ames

September 15, 2015

Asst. Prof. Yıldıray Yıldız of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was recently invited to give a lecture at the NASA Ames Research Center in California on his research on unmanned air vehicles (UAVs). His

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Bilkent Graduate Observes “Squeezed” Light

Bilkent Graduate Observes “Squeezed” Light

September 15, 2015

A University of Cambridge research team led by Mete Atatüre, a 1996 graduate of the Bilkent University Department of Physics, has succeeded in observing “squeezed” light in a manner previously thought impossible. In doing

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PHYS Faculty Member Wins FQXi Grant

PHYS Faculty Member Wins FQXi Grant

September 15, 2015

Asst. Prof. Miguel Navascues of the Department of Physics is among the winners of a grant from the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi), a physics philanthropic organization. The institute recently announced the selection of 20

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