International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers Programme Call is open for applications

The International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers Program aims to support qualified researchers with leading scientific and/or technological achievements and international work experience to conduct their research in leading academic, industrial or public institutions to contribute in areas that are strategic value to Turkey. more

Call for Nominations: TASSA 2018 Young Scholar Awards

You are invited to submit a nomination (including self-nominations) for these prestigious awards. The conference committee plans for at least 2 awards in each category (i.e., graduate student, postdoctoral scholar/researcher and junior faculty). more

TASSA'18 Conference Date Changed

TASSA'18 Conference will be held on June 2-3, 2018 in Boston, MA at the Boston University. The conference chair will be Dr. Selim Ünlü, Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University. more

2017 International R&D Summit and Fair Announcement

International R&D Summit and Fair will be held between May 3 and 5, 2017 at Hotel Pullman Congress and Convention Center in Istanbul Turkey. The goal of the summit and fair is to establish scientific and trade collaborations between instutitions, and individuals, to expand national and international awareness for services and activities focused on the developmental goals of the Turkey, as government, universities and private sector. more

TASSA is Outraged with President Trump's Immigration Decision

The Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association (TASSA) would like to express its disappointment and deep concern about the Executive Order (Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorists Entry into the United States) signed by President Trump on January 27, 2017. more

TASSA Reorganizes Its Executive Committee

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

Regarding the Resignation of Deans in Turkish Higher Education System

TASSA Board of Directors is very concerned about the events surrounding the Turkish Universities and the resignations of the Deans. more

TASSA 2016 Conference was a great success!

TASSA’16 took place on April 2-3, 2016 at the Charles M. Harper Center at the University of Chicago, and was a great success thanks to the 384 attendees who braved the cold, snowy Chicago weather and hundreds more online. more

TASSA Participates at the Science Diaspora Event, AAAS Annual Meeting by NODES

As part of the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, NODES (Networks of Diasporas in Engineering and Science) held a half day discussion and networking event that engaged scientists and engineers, students, innovators, and government and embassy officials on model practices for catalyzing the growth and engagement of science and engineering diasporas in policy processes both in their country of origin and in the United States. more

TASSA Participates the ATAA Leadership Conference

TASSA President Prof. Haluk Unal spoke at the 36th Annual Turkish American National Leadership Conference held by ATAA in Washington DcCon February 25-27, 2016. more

Aziz Sancar and Kenan Sahin will be keynote speakers at the TASSA 2016 Conference

During the TASSA 2016 Conference, Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the UNC School of Medicine, member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Dr. Kenan Sahin, founder and Chief Executive Officer of TIAX LLC, will be joining us as keynote speakers. more

TASSA congratulates Turkey's own Prof. Aziz Sancar for receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Along with Thomas Lindahl, Paul L. Mordrich, Aziz Sancar was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on the mechanism of DNA repair this Wednesday. more

Jun 16.19
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Hayat Onyuksel is selected as an AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2019

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Prof. Hayat Onyuksel to its College of Fellows.

Mar 03.19
Health and Biomedical Sciences

Mehmet Toner honered with Vehbi Koç Award

Professor Mehmet Toner, a TASSA board member, has been honored with Vehbi Koç Award. Vehbi Koç Award is presented annually for education, health, and culture to recognize

Jan 31.19
Natural Sciences

Young Scientist Conversation with Cengiz Pehlevan

While I am a curious person by nature and enjoy learning new things, being a scientist wasn’t in my mind when I started Bogazici University as an undergraduate. I was an industrial engineering major, planning to go into banking or consulting afterward.

Jul 11.19
Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities

Daron Acemoglu named MIT Institute Professor

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

TASSA newsletter: The Bridge

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