Announcing our 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition Winners!
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2017 THREE MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION WINNERS !


On May 17th, 2017 Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences organized the first Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. 14 successful FENS PhD candidates presented their research, each in three minutes. At this exciting and fun day, after thoughtful deliberation, our panel of guest judges declared the winner and the runner-up:

 

WINNER:

Hammad Munawar

PROGRAM: Mechatronics Engineering 
LEVEL: PhD
THESIS ADVISOR: Volkan Patoğlu
PRESENTATION: Design, Implementation and Control of an Overground Gait and Balance Trainer with an Active Pelvis-Hip Exoskeleton

RUNNER-UP

Gülşen Demiröz

PROGRAM: Computer Science and Engineering
LEVEL: PhD
THESIS ADVISOR: Cemal Yılmaz
PRESENTATION: Cost-Aware Combinatorial Interaction Testing

 

The audience composed of faculty, students and staff decided on the people's choice award, which was shared by two candidates:

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

H.Ezgi Karakaş Schüller 

PROGRAM: Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering
LEVEL: PhD
THESIS ADVISOR: Devrim Gözüaçık
PRESENTATION: Functional Cancer Screens Using Biochip Systems

 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Zaeema Khan 

PROGRAM: Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering
LEVEL: PhD
THESIS ADVISOR: Hikmet Budak
PRESENTATION: Combating Drought

 

Thank you to our jury members for their valuable time and efforts:

  • Tijen Mergen, President, Tek Girisim Ltd
  • Cemil Arıkan, Senior Consultant, Emeritus Director of SU RGP
  • Murat Germen, Faculty Member, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Şahin Ekşioğlu, Journalist, Editor of Popular Science Magazine
  • Özgür Erçetin, Faculty Member, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

 

 

 

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Congrats to all our winners and the wonderful presentations of all applicants and thanks to Dean's Office. 

This event wouldn't be possible without their dedication.

FENS RESEARCH AWARDS COMMITTEE