2016 News

TASSA Held Elections for the Four Board Directors

TASSA held elections for four Board members whose terms expired in 2016. Huseyin Abut, Murat Gunel, Aydogan Ozcan and Mehmet Toner completed their terms as the Board of Directors.   full story

TASSA re-elects Prof. Haluk Unal as President

Prof. Haluk Unal is re-elected by the Board of Directors for a second four-year term. 2016-2020 will be his last term in office according to TASSA bylaws.   full story

Erkin Seker named 2016 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator

Erkin Şeker, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a 2016 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Young Innovator.   full story

Engineering PhD student Mustafa Unal wins 2 prestigious awards

Engineering PhD student Mustafa Unal wins 2 prestigious awards. One is the FACSS Student award, the other is the Young Innovator award from the Orthopaedic Research Society.   full story

TUBITAK 2016 Science, Special and Promotional Awardees List

TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) has announced the 2016 awardees for the Science, Speical and Promotional awards.   full story

Natureindex.com Publishes Research Output in Turkey

Natureindex.com publishes Turkey's research output during the period July 1 2015 - June 30 2016. According to the report Physical Sciences papers hold the majority with 26.4%, followed by Chemistry 22.6%.   full story

Turkey's Output of Earth and Environment Science papers is growing - according to NatureIndex.com

To Earth and environmental scientists, Turkey has particular appeal. “Turkey has everything in terms of geological structures,” says geologist, Bora Uzel, whose work analysing ancient movements in the Anatolian landscape has helped increase the country's contribution to Earth and environmental journals in the index.   full story

Ergun Akleman on Construction of Large Shapes with Laser Cutting

3D-printing has become very popular now. There are many inexpensive printers available in the market. Maker spaces are built in many cities to design and print interesting shapes. Unfortunately, despite this hype, it still requires a significant amount of expertise to design and construct interesting shapes.   full story

Call for Essays: The Sakip Sabanci International Research Award 2017

The Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards are given each year in the field of social sciences, in honor of the late Sakıp Sabancı, Honorary Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sabancı University.   full story

Nominate female PhD students to receive P.E.O. Scholar Awards

The P.E.O. Scholar Awards program, established in 1991, provides educational awards for women who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.   full story

Young Scientist of the Month: Emrah Turgut

I am Emrah Turgut, working as a third-year postdoctoral research associate at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on chiral magnetic materials.   full story

Young Scientist of the Month: Zeynep Madak Erdogan

It was the third year of middle school when I heard about the Molecular Biology and Genetics department in Bilkent University and the studies on cancer that were going on in the department.   full story

9th Winter Workshop in Economics held in Istanbul

This year marks the the ninth year of the Winter Workshop in Economics held in Istanbul, Turkey   full story