Dr. Nurcan Tunçbağ – 2017 Mustafa Parlar Foundation Research Award

Congratulations to 2017 Mustafa Parlar Foundation Research Award winner Dr. Nurcan Tunçbağ, who graduated in our Computational Science and Engineering Ph.D program in 2010.

The IEEE Turkey Ph.D. Thesis Award

Seyhan Uçar (Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., 2017) was awarded the IEEE Turkey Ph.D. Thesis Award, to which many applications are made and nominated. The selection committee was formed by 13 faculty members from eight different universities. Congratulations to Seyhan Uçar and his advisors Öznur Özkasap and Sinem Çöleri Ergen.

Congratulations to Prof. İsmail Lazoglu, Prof. Süha Küçükaksu and GSSE Ph.D. students Ibrahim Başar Aka and Çağlar Öztürk!    

Turkey’s first prosthetic arm was developed at Koç University.

  KU researchers Prof. İsmail Lazoğlu and Mr. Sarmad Shams developed a prosthetic arm for Mr. Ömer Çakar, a Koç University staff member.  Professor İsmail Lazoğlu of our Mechanical Engineering program and his doctoral student Sarmad Shams from the Biomedical Engineering program were able to develop first Turkish prosthesis arm using mostly domestic components. The […]

The Best Poster Presentation Award at IEEE WHC

The Best Poster Presentation Award at IEEE WHC RML (Robotics and Mechatronics Laboratory) members have received the best poster presentation award at IEEE WHC. Congrugalations to Yasemin Vardar, Aykut İşleyen, Muhammed Khurram Salem, Çağatay Başdoğan for winning the best poster presentation award in IEEE World Haptics Conference 2017, Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany, June 6-9.

Congratulations to Alper Uzun and Melike Babbuci!

Chemical and Engineering News featured the recent results by Alper Uzun and his PhD student Melike Babucci as a news item. Their publication appeared in ACS Catalysis. Congratulations to both.

Electrical and Electronics Engineering PhD Thesis Defense by Altynbek Isabekov

KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY ALTYNBEK ISABEKOV   Title: On the Importance of the Hidden Bias and Hidden Entropy in Representational Efficiency of the Gaussian-Bipolar Restricted Boltzmann Machines   Speaker: Altynbek Isabekov   Time: March 8, 2018, 9:30 AM   Place: ENG 208 Koç […]

Physics PhD Thesis Defense by Mustafa Eryürek

KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING PHYSICS PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY MUSTAFA ERYÜREK   Title: Optofluidic Sensing with Optical Microresonators   Speaker: Mustafa Eryürek   Time: February 27, 2018, 13.00   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul Thesis Committee Members: Prof. Alper Kiraz (Advisor, Koç University) Prof. Ali Serpengüzel […]