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IEEE INFOCOM 2018 Best-in-Session Presentation Award!

Tooba Khan (Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PhD student) has received the IEEE INFOCOM 2018 Best-in-Session Presentation Award. Congratulations to Tooba Khan!  

Applications are open for Fall 2018 with generous PhD Fellowship opportunities!

Applications are now open for graduate programs in Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering at Koc University for Fall 2018, especially with generous PhD Fellowship scholarship opportunities. With its world class quality of education, focus on research and development, globally acclaimed faculty members and students filled with the desire to learn and conduct research, Koç […]

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!

http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/milli-kalp-pompasi-40653482 http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkeys-first-indigenous-cardiac-support-system-tested-on-pigs-122868    

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.
Events

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management PhD Thesis Defense by Oktay Karabağ

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND OPERATONS MANAGEMENT PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY OKTAY KARABAĞ   Title: Essays on Modelling and Analysis of Purchasing Process for Producer   Speaker: Oktay Karabağ   Time: 07/13/2018, 09:30   Place: CASE 127 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Prof. […]

Mathematics PhD Thesis Defense by Merve Cengiz

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY MERVE CENGIZ   Title: Real Contact 3-Manifolds Through Surgery   Speaker: Merve Cengiz   Time: July 16, 2018, 11:00   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Prof. Tolga Etgü (Advisor, Koç University) Prof. Ferit […]

Molecular Biology and Genetics MS Thesis Defense by Eray Enüstün

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS MS THESIS DEFENSE BY ERAY ENUSTUN     Title: The role of chromatin modifying enzymes in fibroblast-to-hepatocyte direct lineage conversion   Speaker: Eray Enüstün   Time: July 17, 2018, 10:00   Place: ENG 127   Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   […]

Computer Science and Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Devriş İşler

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY DEVRİŞ İŞLER   Title: Distributed Single Password Protocols   Speaker: Devriş İşler   Time: July 12, 2018, 11:00 am   Place: ENG208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, İstanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Assist. Prof. Alptekin Küpçü (Advisor, Koç […]

Molecular Biology and Genetics MS Thesis Defense by Efraim Culfa

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS MS THESIS DEFENSE BY EFRAİM CULFA   Title: Mechanistic Dissection of the Centriole Duplication and Ciliogenesis Proximity Interaction Maps   Speaker: Efraim Culfa   Time: 10:00, 09.07.2018   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: ASSIST. […]

Electrical and Electronics Engineering PhD Thesis Defense by Kadir Tolga Bağcı

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY KADİR TOLGA BAĞCI   Title: Managed Video Services over Software Defined Networks   Speaker: Kadir Tolga Bağcı   Time: July 9, 2018 – 14:30   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sarıyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: […]

Mechanical Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Hasan Çağlar

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY HASAN ÇAĞLAR   Title: Permeability Characterization of Fiber Reinforcements Used in Liquid Composite Molding   Speaker: Hasan Çağlar    Time: July 5, 2018, 10.00    Place: SOS B11   Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Assoc. Prof. E. Murat Sözer (Advisor, […]

Bio-medical Sciences and Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Tunç Morova

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING BIO-MEDICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY TUNÇ MOROVA   Title: Androgen receptor binding sites are highly mutated in prostate cancer   Speaker: Tunç Morova   Time: 27.06.2018 – 10:30   Place: ENG B15 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Assoc. […]

Chemical and Biological Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Seçil Ünsal

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY SEÇİL ÜNSAL   Title: Supercritical Fluid Assisted Preparation of Co Promoted N-Doped Carbon Aerogel Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Investigation of the Nature of Active Sites   Speaker: Seçil Ünsal   Time: July 03, 2018, 16.00   Place: […]

Electrical and Electronics Engineering PhD Thesis Defense by Shadi Khan Baloch

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY SHADI KHAN BALOCH   Title: Microcantilever Based Sensor for Characterization of Ethanol-CO2 Fluid Mixtures at High Pressures   Speaker: Shadi Khan Baloch   Time: July 03, 2018, 13:00   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul […]

Computer Science and Engineering PhD Thesis Defense by Hassan Salehe Matar

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY HASSAN SALEHE MATAR   Title: Runtime Race Detection for Shared Memory Programming Models   Speaker: Hassan Salehe Matar   Time: June 22, 2018, 15:00   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: […]

Computer Science and Engineering PhD Thesis Defense by Süha Orhun Mutluergil

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING PhD THESIS DEFENSE BY SUHA ORHUN MUTLUERGIL   Title:  Verification of Concurrent Programs via Refinement Proofs   Speaker: Süha Orhun Mutluergil   Time: June 22, 2018, 13:00   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Prof. Dr. Attila Gürsoy (Advisor, […]

Chemical and Biological Engineering MS Thesis Defense By Vahid Nozari

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY VAHID NOZARI   Title: Towards Rational Design of Ionic Liquid/Metal-Organic Framework Composites: Effects of interionic interactions in Ionic Liquids   Speaker: Vahid Nozari   Time: June 13, 2018, 11.00   Place: ENG B05 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, […]

Physics MS Thesis Defense by Angsar Manatuly

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING PHYSICS MS THESIS DEFENSE BY ANGSAR MANATULY   Title: Multi-Qubit Fuels.   Speaker: Angsar Manatuly.   Time: June 6th, 2018, 16:00   Place: ENG 127 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul Thesis Committee Members: Prof. Dr. Özgür E. Müstecaplıoğlu (Advisor, Koç University) Assoc. Prof. Alkan Kabakçıoğlu […]

Mechanical Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Sedat Doğru

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY SEDAT DOĞRU   Title: Viscoelastic Characterization of PDMS Thin Films   Speaker: Sedat Doğru   Time: June 7, 2018, 13.00   Place: ENG 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul   Thesis Committee Members: Assoc. Prof.. B. Erdem Alaca (Advisor, […]

Computer Science & Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Erenay Dayanık

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY ERENAY DAYANIK   Title: Morphological Tagging and Lemmatization with Neural Components   Speaker: Erenay Dayanık   Time: June 4, 2018, 10.00   Place: Eng 208 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul Thesis Committee Members: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz […]

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering MS Thesis Defense by Beatrice Selen Şenocak

July
KOÇ UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCES & ENGINEERING BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING MS THESIS DEFENSE BY BEATRİCE SELEN ŞENOCAK   Title: Standardization of maximal voluntary isometric contraction (MVIC) measurements from the elbow flexors   Speaker: Beatrice Selen Şenocak   Time: June 4, 2018, 10:00   Place: SOS 277 Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer, Istanbul […]