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

TASSA proudly announces the remarkable success of three Turkish women scientists and innovators

This year, MIT featured 3 Turkish-women, and a Turkish-American Ph.D. student in their prestigious "35 Innovators under 35" list. As TASSA, we sincerely congratulate them and look forward for their future success. more

TASSA 2016 Conference will be held at the Charles M. Harper Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, April 2-3

We are very excited to share that our signature event, the TASSA Conference, held every two years, will take place on 2-3, 2016, at the University of Chicago. TASSA Conference is a special event, providing unique opportunities for collaboration and networking... more

Turkey loses a great mind; Oktay Sinanoğlu dies at age 80.

Oktay Sinanoğlu, Professor emeritus of chemistry and molecular biophysics and biochemistry and former Yale faculty died at age 80 on April 19, 2015. more

A First Step Towards Establishment of Insitute of Health of Turkey

A law regarding the establishment of Directorate of Health Institutes in Turkey (Türkiye Sağlık Enstitüleri Başkanlığı - TÜSEB) was published on “Resmi Gazete’. According to the law, the directorate will be affiliated with the Ministry of Health of Turkey, and will have scientific and administrative autonomy and its own budget. The physical location of the directorate will be in Istanbul. more

Smithsonian Resident Associates Program: 'Looking West: Ataturk and the Creation of Modern Turkey' by Bulent Atalay

Smithsonian Resident Associates Program Announced a two-part lecture series titled "Looking West: Ataturk and the Creation of Modern Turkey by Bulent Atalay. The lecture series will take place on March 31, 6:45 p.m. tp 8:45 p.m. at the S. Dillon Ripley Center of Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC. more

Dec 05.16
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Bulent Basol on Photovoltaic Solar Energy

Photovoltaics (PV) is the direct conversion of solar energy to electricity employing PV modules. Work on solar cells, which are the building blocks of PV modules, started in 1880’s and yielded practical devices in early 1950’s.

Dec 06.16
Health and Biomedical Sciences

Aydogan Özcan Receives the Inaugural Rahmi Koc Science Award

Aydogan Ozcan, a member of the TASSA Board of Director, Receives the inaugural Rahmi Koc Science Award.

Dec 05.16
Natural Sciences

Feryal Ozel receives Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Feryal Ozel receives Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Feryal Ӧzel is a Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Department of Astronomy at The University of Arizona.

Dec 05.16
Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities

Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award

The Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award grants scholarships to women from Turkey, who are admitted to graduate programs for a Masters or PhD degree in Economics at an accredited school in the United States.

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