TASSA Webinar Series - Fellowship Opportunities for Outstanding & Young Researchers Program of TUBITAK

TASSA Webinar Series - “Fellowship Opportunities for Outstanding & Young Researchers Program of TUBITAK”, Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, TUBITAK President, May 29, 2021, 11.00 PST/13.00 CST/14.00 EST more

Interview with TUBITAK President Prof.Dr. Hasan Mandal about International Fellowship for Outstanding and Young Researchers

TASSA Interview with the President of TÜBİTAK, Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal more

Inventors of BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Drs. Tureci and Sahin received German's highest honor

Turkish scientists Dr. Ozlem Tureci and Dr. Ugur Sahin, the inventors of the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, receieved the highest honor of Germany. more

Happy New Year Message by Professor Tamerler

Dear TASSA Friends, With 2020 coming to a close, we can all agree that it has been an incredibly challenging year. 2020 will be remembered as a year of historical turmoil, from the terrifying pandemic to long-overdue demands for racial justice and economic distress for so many. more

Turkish scientist teaming up with Pfizer is behind the leading vaccine for coronavirus

Many news agencies worldwide released very exciting and promising information about the vaccine's effectiveness developed for COVID-19 by BioNTech and Pfizer team on Monday. more

TASSA Elects Four New Board Members

TASSA Board of Directors approved the election results of the Nominating Committee on October 3, 2020. more

TASSA family lost a valuable member, Dr. Orhan Gurbuz

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, we announce with sympathy that Dr. Orhan Gurbuz, a previous board member of TASSA, has passed away peacefully on August 31, 2020. We would like to thank the late Dr. Gurbuz for his invaluable contribution to the TASSA and express our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. more

New Board Chair and President, Dr. Candan Tamerler starts her term

Dr. Candan Tamerler, who served TASSA as the vice president and board member since 2004, assumed the duties from the past chairman of the board and president, Dr. Haluk Unal, in April 2020. more

TASSA Reorganizes Its Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, which is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of TASSA, has been reorganized. more

196 Scientists from Turkish Universities are listed in Mendeley’s “100,000 top-scientists” Dataset

Mendeley created a publicly available database of 100,000 top-scientists providing standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions for 22 scientific fields. more

Google Doodle celebrated Turkish astrophysicist Dr. Dilhan Eryurt

Google Doodle celebrated Turkish astrophysicist Dr. Dilhan Eryurt on June 20, 2020. Dr. Eryurt was the first Turkish woman to work as a scientist at NASA. She researched the evolution of stars leading to an unexpected discovery about the history of the solar system. more

Aug 10.20
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Dr. Ali Erdemir honored with 2020 Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers International Award

Dr. Erdemir, TEES Eminent Professor of Texas A&M University and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, is given the STLE International Award, which is the Society's highest technical honor and bestows lifetime honorary membership.

Apr 30.21
Health and Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Serap Aksoy Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Serap Aksoy from Yale University is elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished research focusing on the biological and epidemiological basis of mammalian host-pathogen- insect vector interactions.

Jul 16.20
Natural Sciences

Dr. Ivet Bahar elected to the American National Academy of Sciences

American National Academy of Sciences, one of the most distinguished scientific institutions in the world, a Turkish woman scientist was selected as a 'member'.

Jul 11.19
Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities

Dr. Daron Acemoglu named MIT Institute Professor

Daron Acemoglu, a honorary TASSA member received MIT’s highest faculty honor

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