Bilkent Loses Nuri Özakar

Bilkent Loses Nuri Özakar

September 19, 2017

Nuri Özakar, a member of the Registrar’s Office staff, passed away on Friday, September 15. We wish to extend our condolences to the Özakar family and the Bilkent community. Born in 1970, Mr. Özakar

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Bilkent Leads Turkey’s Universities in QS Rankings

Bilkent Leads Turkey’s Universities in QS Rankings

September 19, 2017

51-60 Among “Young” Universities, 251-300 in Graduate Employability Worldwide Bilkent University has again been named as Turkey’s highest-ranked university in two of the latest Quacquarelli Symonds world university rankings for 2018: the QS Top

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Ömer İlday Receives 2017 TÜBİTAK Science Award

Ömer İlday Receives 2017 TÜBİTAK Science Award

September 19, 2017

Prof. Ömer İlday of the Departments of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Physics has been awarded a TÜBİTAK (Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) Science Award for 2017 in the field of basic

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Ioannis Grigoriadis Awarded Jean Monnet Chair

Ioannis Grigoriadis Awarded Jean Monnet Chair

September 19, 2017

Assoc. Prof. Ioannis N. Grigoriadis of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair by the European Commission. Part of the Jean Monnet Program (named after the

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GE100 Orientation Welcomes New Bilkenters to Campus

GE100 Orientation Welcomes New Bilkenters to Campus

September 19, 2017

This year’s GE100 Orientation, a course designed to welcome and acclimatize incoming students to the university’s academic and social environment, was held September 11-13. During GE100, students collected the points necessary to receive credit

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Yıldıray Yıldız Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

Yıldıray Yıldız Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

September 19, 2017

Asst. Prof. Yıldıray Yıldız of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was recently named a Senior Member of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE is described as the world’s largest technical professional

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Bilkent Joins Eduroam

Bilkent Joins Eduroam

September 19, 2017

Bilkent has joined eduroam, a consortium that allows students, researchers and staff from member institutions to obtain internet connectivity when visiting the campuses of other participating institutions by simply connecting their mobile devices to

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Bilkent Researchers’ Photonic Crystal Fibers Usher In a New Era of Fiber Optics in Turkey

Bilkent Researchers’ Photonic Crystal Fibers Usher In a New Era of Fiber Optics in Turkey

September 19, 2017

The photonic crystal structure opens new doors for the fiber laser community by enabling tailoring of the parameters of standard fibers. Photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) are challenging to produce since they require advanced fabrication

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