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

TÜBİTAK announced policy principles to maintain gender balance among researchers

The Scientific and Technological Research Council, TUBITAK, published the basic policy principles to maintain gender balance among all R&D and innovation researchers. more

Council of Higher Education (YÖK) of Turkey Invites Successful Students to Turkey to Resume Their Studies

Council of Higher Education President Prof. M. A. Yekta Saraç announced a decision for Turkish students studying abroad who do not want to return to their universities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and international students who wish to study in Turkey. 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.

Aug 13.20
Health and Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Umut Gurkan named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Dr. Umut Gurkan, Warren E. Rupp Associate Professor of Case Western Reserve University, has been elected a senior member of the August 2020 class of The National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Jul 16.20
Natural Sciences

Dr. Ivet Bahar became the first Turkish woman to be elected to the American National Academy of Sciences

For the first time in the 157-year history of the 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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