TASSA Board Elects the Next Chairman and President

TASSA board has voted to elect Professor Candan Tamerler as the next Chairman of the Board and President of TASSA for the 2020-2024 term. Professor Tamerler served TASSA as the vice president and board member since 2002. 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

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

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

Jun 16.19
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Dr. 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.

Jul 16.20
Health and Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Can Geylani is announced to be the recipient of AACR-CRUK Fellowship

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)–Cancer Research UK (CRUK) announced Dr. Can Geylani as the recipient of the Transatlantic Fellowship.

Jul 22.20
Natural Sciences

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.

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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