IEEE Turkey ComSoc Members Met for the Masters Thesis Awards Ceremony

By Oscar Caicedo - Universidad del Cauca, Colombia, Oscar M Bonastre - Chair of Standards, Technical and Professional Activities, Chair of IEEE Spain Section 2020-2021, Suayb Arslan - IEEE ComSoc Turkey Chapter and Tuncer Baykas - IEEE ComSoc Turkey Chapter

We came together as the IEEE Communications Society Turkey Branch after face-to-face education started in universities in our country with the change in the course of the coronavirus epidemic, which has affected the whole world for more than two years.

The event was hosted by Kadir Has University on Saturday, October 30. It started with Tuncer Baykas’s presentation of ComSoc Turkey. In his presentation, Baykas explained the structure of IEEE ComSoc Turkey. After the ComSoc Turkey presentation, IEEE ComSoc Turkey Secretary Omer Faruk Karakus informed the audience about the IEEE ComSoc Turkey Student Branches. Subsequently, IEEE Turkey ComSoc M.A.Sc. Thesis awards were presented. Ali Tugberk Dogukan, who won the first prize in the field of experimental applications, and İbrahim Yildirim, who received the first prize in the theoretical field, shared their experiences during the thesis writing process with ComSoc Turkey members. After the ceremony session, Associate Dr. Suayb Arslan made his presentation on Quantum Communication. In his presentation, Dr. Suayb Arslan talked about basic quantum physics and what awaits us in the future for communication technologies. After Dr. Arslan’s presentation, IEEE Turkey SIGHT President Asım Koroglu presented the IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Activities. In his presentation, he detailed the work of IEEE Turkey SIGHT, and its goals and plans for the next period. After the SIGHT presentation, IEEE Turkey Educational Activities Student Representative Sedanur Karabayram made the IEEE professional development presentation. In her presentation, she talked about its plans for the period 2021–2022 and asked for volunteers.

Finally, the event came to an end with the award of Ömer Faruk Karakuş, who was selected as ComSoc Turkey Hero for his work in the past, his contribution to IEEE Turkey ComSoc, and his will and determination.

Ömer Faruk Karakus received Hero of the IEEE Comsoc Turkey Chapter award