2022 News

Dr. Mete Civelek's Discovery May Help Women Struggling with Diabetes and Obesity

Dr. Mete Civelek is an associate professor of biomedical engineering of University of Virginia. Dr. Civelek, a leading scientist of research group at the School of Medicine of the University of Virginia, identified a potential way to battle the health effects of obesity and Type 2 diabetes in women after discovering an important factor that could determine how their bodies use and store fat.   full story

Discovery of Dr. Gencer Sancar to play key role in treatment of diabetes

Dr. Gencer Sancar, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, investigates new therapies for treating diabetes.   full story

Dr. Bilge Yildiz's Research on Solid-state Lithium-ion Batteries Opens up New Possibilities

Dr. Bilge Yildiz and her team, a professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brookhaven National Laboratory developed simple method for stabilizing interfaces in solid-state lithium-ion batteries.   full story

Dr. Berna Sözen Received the NIH New Innovator Award

Dr. Berna Sözen from Yale School of Medicine has received the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) New Innovator Award, a prestigious award that recognizes “unusually innovative” work by early career scientists.   full story

Dr. Ivet Bahar awarded 21st Vehbi Koç Award

Dr. Ivet Bahar, Distinguished Professor of Computational Biology at University of Pittsburgh, was awarded 21st Vehbi Koç Award.   full story

Dr. Selim Ünlü named Boston University's Innovator of Year

Dr. Selim Ünlü, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University, has been named Boston University’s 2021 Innovator of the Year.   full story

Dr. Ali Hortaçsu Awarded Koç University Rahmi M. Koç Medal of Science

Dr. Ali Hortaçsu is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Hortaçsu has been recognized for his outstanding success and significant progress in his field.   full story

Ergun Akleman on History of Science : Writing


Nilay Papila on Research Funding Landscape for Young Researchers After Covid-19 Disruption

Pandemic-related lockdowns resulted in nearly all research laboratories closing for several months since March 2020. When laboratories re-opened, the return was far from normal, with the need to work in limited shifts to reduce on-site team members. In addition, the supply chain for research materials and equipment remains disrupted, and impediments to hiring research staff have hindered clinicians and scientists [1].   full story