Prof. Uğur Doğrusöz’s project on graph-based modeling, querying, and visualization of financial transactions received TÜBİTAK support. The project is supported under the University-Industry Collaboration Support Program and will be executed together with Turkcell Technology.
Dr. Ercüment Çiçek, faculty member in Computer Engineering Department, received IEEE Turkey Section 2019 Research Incentive Award due to his contributions to machine learning techniques for the analysis of genetic diseases.
EEE Turkey Section 2019 Research Incentive Awards are given to faculty members who reside in Turkey, are distinguished by their scientific activities and contributions to their field, have finished their PhD studies at most 10 years ago, and did their research work mostly in Turkey.
The award ceremony was held on October 3, 2020, via zoom platform.
Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDKy532BBhdjZleehnN0Ppg
Our M.S. student Yusuf Sait Canbaz won the 1st Place Reward in TigerGraph 2020 Graphathon with his software called Davraz. Yusuf Sait Canbaz is doing M.S. study under the supervision of Prof. Uğur Doğrusöz in Bilkent Computer Engineering Department. There were 331 participants in the competition. The software can be downloaded form: https://github.com/canbax/davraz.
The project proposed by Asst. Prof. Dr. Ercüment Çiçek (CS faculty member) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Erman Ayday (adjunct CS faculty member) on Privacy Preserving Genomic Data Sharing received 1.2 Million USD support from NIH (National Institutes of Health) R01 Research Support Program. The support is for 4 years.
Prof. Fazlı Can’s project on dynamically classifying text data streams on-the-fly received TÜBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) support as part of 2019/2 applications. The project aims to classify the fast arriving data streams from various Internet sources on-the-fly by using artificial neural networks and ensemble classifier. On-the-fly classification of data stream items is valuable to relevant systems, organizations and individuals for monitoring developments.
Prof. Dr. Altay Güvenir, Computer Engineering Department, received 2020 Bilkent University Distinguished Teaching Award.
Prof. Öztürk’s Project, called “Processor Design for Graph Applications” received TUBITAK 1001 program support. The project proposal was evaluated as part of 2019-II submissions. It will start in 2020.
In order to choose and reward the best young academics and to support them in conducting new studies, BAGEP award program was initiated in the year 2013. Scientists younger than 40 are eligible for the award. The award-winning young academics are granted 20,000 TL per year for a period of two years to support them in their research. The objective is to reward the most brilliant and promising young academics with a prestigious grant which will help them further their studies.
Science Academy was established on 2011 in Turkey as an independent organization to promote, practice and uphold the principles of scientific merit, freedom and integrity.
CS Student Emin Bahadır Tülüce took the first place in Code Master programming contest organized by OBSS, a software company developing business solutions.