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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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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