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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GE 100 Orientation Welcomes New Bilkenters to Campus

GE 100 Orientation Welcomes New Bilkenters to Campus

September 7, 2015

This year’s GE 100 Orientation, a course designed to welcome and acclimatize incoming students to the university’s academic and social environment, was held on September 1-3. During GE 100, students collected the points necessary

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Bilkent Faculty Receive TÜBİTAK Awards

Bilkent Faculty Receive TÜBİTAK Awards

September 7, 2015

Two Bilkent University faculty members have been recognized by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). Asst. Prof. Can Alkan of the Department of Computer Engineering and Assoc. Prof. Sinan Gezici of

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Condolences on the Passing of Prof. İnan

Condolences on the Passing of Prof. İnan

September 7, 2015

Prof. Faik Yüksel İnan, former faculty member in the Department of International Relations, in the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, passed away on June 22, 2015. We wish to extend our condolences

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Bilkent Honorary Doctorate Conferred Upon Daron Acemoğlu

Bilkent Honorary Doctorate Conferred Upon Daron Acemoğlu

September 7, 2015

On Friday, July 3, Bilkent University conferred an honorary doctorate upon Daron Acemoğlu, professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The conferral ceremony, which took place in Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, opened

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