Our faculty member Prof. Dr. Ahmet Duran's student, Mehmet Tunçel, successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled "Parameter Optimization for Mathematical Modeling" under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ahmet Duran. The document was presented to him by our Rector, Prof. Dr. İsmail Koyuncu, at the 250th Year Doctoral Graduation Ceremony of Istanbul Technical University on June 20, 2023. The thesis work was supported by the Aramco Overseas international R&D project, the European Union PRACE project, and the ITU-BAP project. During the thesis work, distinguished journal articles were published in journals such as the Journal of Computational Science - Elsevier, Journal of Supercomputing - Springer, AIP Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms (NUMTA2016), Proceedings of the Emerging Technology (EMiT) Conference, SPE Large Scale Computing and Big Data Challenges in Reservoir Simulation Conference and Exhibition - OnePetro, and Advances in Applied Mathematics - Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics.