2018 News

Professor Gökhan Hotamışlıgil received the 2018 EASD–Novo Nordisk Foundation Diabetes Prize for Excellence

Professor Gökhan Hotamışlıgil received the 2018 EASD–Novo Nordisk Foundation Diabetes Prize for Excellence for his outstanding research efforts that have led to groundbreaking new knowledge about the relationship between obesity and diabetes and potential paths for treatment.   full story

Ahmet Kuyumcu on Revenue Management

Setting the price for a product or service is an ancient practice; even bartering was a form of pricing. On the other hand, data-driven pricing, or Revenue Management (RM), is a relatively new field, initially pioneered in the 1980’s. I have been lucky to have been a part of its journey since the mid-1990’s.   full story

Highlights of TASSA 2018 Conference

TASSA'18 Conference held at Boston University which theme centered on "Disruptive Ideas and Technologies." Social, economic, and technological changes often require an idea or innovation that challenge the norm and create a completely new social structure, industry, or market; and eventually disrupt the establishment displacing time-honored firms, products, and alliances.   full story

TASSA'2018 Proudly Presents TASSA Awards Winners

TASSA launched a new award in 2014 to recognize and honor the achievements of young Turkish American scientists and scholars, namely the TASSA Young Scholar Awards. Since then, TASSA has been committed to having this Young Scholar Awards program as the signature event of each TASSA general meeting.   full story

M. Pinar Menguc of Ozyegin University Honored by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

M. Pinar Mengüç, head of the Mechanical Engineering Department and the director of the Center for Energy, Environment, and Economy (CEEE) at Ozyegin University in Istanbul, will be honored by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).   full story

Bio of Selim Unlu

M. Selim Ünlü is a Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the Boston University. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Middle East Technical University, in 1986 and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1992.   full story

Bio of Ayse Imrohoroglu

Ayşe İmrohoroğlu is a Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the University of Southern California. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and her B.A. from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey.   full story

Bio of Bulent Basol

Bulent Basol is the CEO/Co-Founder of Active Layer Parametrics (ALP), a Silicon Valley startup developing a novel characterization technology for the semiconductor industry. He received his B.S (Bogazici University) and Ph.D. (UCLA) degrees in electrical engineering.   full story

Bio of Hasan Ayaz

Hasan Ayaz is an Associate Professor at Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, with adjunct affiliations the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; and a core member of the Cognitive Neuroengineering and Quantitative Experimental Research Collaborative.   full story

Bio of Huseyin Abut

Hüseyin Abut is Professor Emeritus from Electrical and Computer Engineering at San Diego State University. At present, he is a visiting Professor at Bogazici University. He has also held visiting faculty appointments in Turkey, Japan, Singapore, Germany, and Stanford University.   full story

Hamdi Ulukaya visited Dagdeviren's MIT Media Lab

CEO and Founder of Chobani, Mr. Hamdi Ulukaya visited Dr. Canan Dagdeviren's group at the MIT Media Lab on June 5th. Mr. Ulukaya and his team had a tour of Media Lab and learned about Canan's group research.   full story

Attending University Presidents from Turkey, TASSA 2018 Conference

Please click the names to reach out their biographies. Canan Aykut Bingol (Yeditepe) Esra Gencturk (Ozyegin) Umran Inan (Koc) Mustafa Versan Kok (ODTU) ...   full story