Kerem Halicioglu is awarded with “The Best Dissertation Award” at ITU

Kerem Halicioglu, from Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and ERI Department of Geodesy, has been awarded with “The Best Dissertation Award of the Year 2015” with his dissertation titled “Determination of Astro-geodetic Deflection of the Verticals using Digital Zenith Camera System”. Halıcıoğlu completed his PhD at Istanbul Technical University.

The award was given during the “2015-2016 Academic Year Doctorate and Proficiency in Art and Science Diploma Ceremony” with the presence of his thesis advisor Prof. Dr. Rasim Deniz, and his co-advisor Prof. Dr. Haluk Ozener.

Selections were based on the originality of the research, the potential for the student to make an unusually significant contribution to his or her field, as well as the publications produced from the thesis, the awards given to the thesis or related publications, and the quality of the presentation.