Dilek Guvenc


Department of Mathematics


          Dilek Guvenc received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D degrees from Mathematics Department of Ankara University in years 1978, 1980 and 1984,  respectively. She attended graduate studies at University of California Riverside, worked as a teaching assistant and an instructor at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago where she received another M.S. degree in statistics. Prior to joining Bilkent University in 1993, she was a statistical consultant at Abbott Laboratories.

       Fields of Interest:

           Parameter Estimation and Variable Selection in Linear Models.
           Simulation and Statistical Analysis of Experiments

      Courses taught

          Introduction to Calculus (Math 105, Math 106)

          Elementary Business Mathematics (Math 107)

Elementary Business Statistics (Math 108)

Statistics for Mass Media (Math 109)

Statistics for Social Sciences (Math 264)

Introduction to Probability (Math 250)

Probability and Statistics (Math 255)

Statistical Methodology (Math 262)

Introduction to Statistics (Math 260)

          Probability and Statistics for Engineers (Math 230)



  • Ziya B. Guvenc, Dilek Guvenc, Julius Jellinek, " Structural Forms and Energies of Nin n = 12-14,Clusters "   Mathematical and Computational Applications,Vol. 4 , 75-82,1999
  • Barbara Heller, Frank Schweingruber, Dilek Guvenc, Alfred Heller, "Computer experiments to determine whether over- or under- counting necessarily affects the determination of difference in cell number between experimental groups" Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 106, 91-99, 2001
  • Nilgun Camgoz, Cengiz Yener, Dilek Guvenc, "Effects of Hue, Saturation, and Brightness on Preference " Color Research and Application, 27, 199-207, 2002
  • Ziya B. Guvenc, Dilek Guvenc " Hydrogen recombination on a mixed adsorption layer at saturation on a metal surface: H -- (D+H)_sat  + Ni(100)" Surface Science, 529, 11-22, 2003
  • Nilgun Camgoz, Cengiz Yener, Dilek Guvenc, "Effects of Hue, Saturation, and Brightness : Part II : Attention"   Color Research and Application, 29, 20-28, 2004
  • K.C. Akcali, A. Dalgic, A. Ucar, K.B. Hadj, D. Guvenc, "Expression of bcl-2 Family of Genes During Resection Induced Liver Regeneration: Comparison of Hepatectomized and Sham Groups," World J of Gastroenterology,  vol. 10, pp. 279-283, 2004
  • A. Durak, N. Camgoz Olgunturk, C. Yener, D. Guvenc, Y. Gurcinar, "Impact of lighting arrangements and illuminances on different impressions of a room"  Building and Environment, vol. 42,  3476-3482, 2007

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SA 105, Dept. of Mathematics
           Bilkent University
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