2017 News

Daron Acemoglu wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MIT economist Daron Acemoglu has won this year’s BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Economics, Finance, and Management,   full story

Four Turkish American Scientists are inducted to the National Academy of Engineering

TASSA is proud to announce that four Turkish American Scientists are inducted to the National Academy of Engineering.   full story

Science Cartoons February 2017

In every issue of The Bridge, we now include science cartoons. In this issue, we have a page from Engineering History: Discovery of Fire.   full story

Young Scientist of the Month: Emre Ozkumur

1) Would you please tell us about yourself and your journey that led you to become a scholar. I have always had interest on how new technology is used, or often created, to solve existing problems. Growing up, reading a book was a rather boring activity whereas opening up the broken walkman was a lot of fun.   full story

Funding Opportunities February 2017

European Research Council Consolidator Grant (EUROPE) | Eligibility: researchers of any nationality with 7-12 years of experience since completion of PhD   full story

TASSA Reaches out to Duygu Atmis

A story in Hurriyet on December 30, 2016 touched the hearts of many. A devoted teacher Duygu Atmis commutes to her job, a container elementary school, on a mule every day during Winter months. Cars cannot go up the hill because of snow so the villagers assigned her a mule to help her with the commute!   full story

Tayfun Sonmez on “Matching Markets, Market Design and Kidney Exchange”

In traditional economic practice, it is usually the price of a product that determines who gets what. Sometimes, though, buying and selling via the best “price” does not work well. For instance, there would be a great deal of resistance within a community if   full story

Mustafa Unal Received Three Prestigious Awards

TASSA is proud to announce that its member Mustafa Unal received three prestigious awards; The Coblentz Student Award, The Coblentz William Fateley Student Award and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy Graduate Student Award.   full story

Onder Albayram, MSci, PhD, has been awarded an Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) researcher, Onder Albayram, MSci, PhD, has been awarded a Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship Grant.   full story

TASSA Vice President Canan Dagdeviren is named as a 2017 Innovation and Technology Delegate of Academy of Achievement

TASSA is also very proud to announce that its Vice President Canan Dagdeviren is named as a 2017 innovation and technology delegate of Academy of Achievement.   full story

Mehmet Toner is inducted to National Academy of Inventors

TASSA proudly announced that one of its Boards Member Mehmet Toner is among the 2016 National Academy of Inventors (NAI).   full story

Nearly 150 Institutions and Societies sign a Statement Addressed to President Donald Trump

Nearly 150 Institutions and Societies sign a statement addressed to President Donald Trump, voicing their concert about the White House Executive Order on visas and immigration.   full story