IEEE Turkey Section Presents Awards to Bilkent Faculty Member and Graduates

13 October 2020 Comments Off on IEEE Turkey Section Presents Awards to Bilkent Faculty Member and Graduates

At a ceremony held on October 3 via Zoom, a Bilkent faculty member and two Bilkent graduates received awards from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Turkey Section.

Asst. Prof. Ercüment Çiçek, a faculty member in the Department of Computer Engineering, received one of the section’s 2019 Research Incentive Awards in recognition of his contributions to the development of machine-learning techniques for the analysis of genetic diseases.

The IEEE Turkey Section gives its Research Incentive Awards to faculty members who reside in Turkey, finished their PhD studies no more than 10 years ago, have gained distinction through their scientific activities and contributions to their field, and have conducted most of their research work in Turkey.

Asst. Prof. Sedat Nizamoğlu, a graduate of the Bilkent University departments of Physics (MS) and Electrical and Electronics Engineering (PhD), also received a 2019 Research Incentive Award.

In addition, Dr. Musa Furkan Keskin, a PhD graduate of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, received the section’s 2019 PhD Thesis Award for his thesis “Visible Light Positioning Systems: Fundamental Limits, Algorithms and Resource Allocation Approaches,” which he defended in August 2018.