Two Turkish-American Scientists are the recipients of the Presidential Early-Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
It is our pleasure to inform you that two Turkish-American Scientists are the recipients of the Presidential Early-Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) which is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering. President Obama announced the name of the 102 scientists who are honored with this award today, January 10, 2017.
The two Turkish-American Scientists who are on the 2017 list are Nurcin Celik from the University of Miami and Sinan Keten from Northwestern University both nominated by the Department of Defense.
Nurcin Celik is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering. Her main research areas are Dynamic Data Driven Multi-Scale Adaptive Simulations (DDDAMS), Modeling and Control of Complex Systems, Distributed Federation of Multi-paradigm Simulations, Modeling and Control in Emerging Applications (Distributed Power Networks; Solid Waste Management and Recycling Systems) and Particle Filtering Methodologies (Smart Sampling Algorithms)
Sinan Keten is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University. His research interests are
on computational materials science and mechanics, emphasizing two areas: (1) nanostructured polymeric materials and (2) biomolecular and bioinspired materials.
TASSA Board congratulates both scientists.
Turkish Scientists who received the
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
(Highest honor bestowed by the US Government on outstanding scientists and engineers. The awards started in 1996.)
|Year||Name||Affiliation at time of award||Nominating Institution|
|2017||Nurcin Celik||University of Miami||Department of Defense|
|2017||Sinan Keten||Northwestern University||Department of Defense|
|2011||Nihal Altan-Bonnet||Rutgers||Department of Health|
|2010||Hatice Altug||Boston University||NSF|
|2010||Aydogan Ozcan||UCLA||Department of Defense|
|2009||Ilke Arslan||UC Davis||Department of Energy|
|2007||Bahar Biller||Carnegie Mellon University||NSF|