Computer Engineering Students Make Top 10 in Programming Competition

09 March 2021 Comments Off on Computer Engineering Students Make Top 10 in Programming Competition

Two teams from the Department of Computer Engineering were among the top 10 finishers in the 2020 Online Programming Competition held by Inzva, an İstanbul-based hacker society dedicated to fostering the abilities of Turkish students, with a focus on algorithms and artificial intelligence.While a total of 585 individuals from 25 universities applied to enter the competition, 156 teams from 14 universities were deemed eligible to participate in the qualification round, held on December 12. The top three teams from each of those universities went on to the final round, held on December 26. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire event took place online.A team made up of Bilkent CS students Oğuzhan Özçelik, Yusuf Nevzat Şengün and Osman Orhan Uysal took second place. Another team of CS students, with members Ziya Mukhtarov, Yusuf Ziya Özgül and Hasan Yıldırım, came in eighth in the competition.