2017 News

Melik Demirel on Revolutionary Properties of Evolutionary Materials

Recent advances in the nanotechnology of materials combined with parallel improvements in biotechnology and synthetic biology, have demonstrated that we can achieve more complex biomimetic materials with properties engineered precisely to optimize performance.   full story

Meet the Yellow Box©: New Lab Space at MIT Media Lab

YellowBox© is the first-of-its-kind cleanroom built inside the Media Lab, and the key facility to accomplish the Conformable Decoders group's research endeavors, which is directed by Canan Dagdeviren.   full story

Science Cartoon Fall 2017

History of Science by Ergun Akleman   full story

Meet our Institutional Member: Istanbul Medipol University

Established 2009 Type: Foundation University Foundation Turkey Education, Health, and Research Foundation (TESA) Rector: Prof. Dr. Sabahattin Aydın   full story

Young Scientist of the Month: Funda Durupinar Babur

My journey to become a computer scientist started early in my life. I was inclined towards math and science. That and my fascination with video games –not just playing them but understanding their design and graphics steered me towards the decision to study computer engineering as a major.   full story

Writing in Turkish with US keyboard is easier with Yazgaç

Typing in Turkish using the standard English keyboard has been an ever-present challenge for Turkish-Americans. In fact, this problem has been around for so long that most fellow expats have adapted to reading and writing in Turkish sans the special Turkish letters (ç,ı,ş,ğ,ü,ö), and instead replace them with the closest versions available on the US keyboard layout, which are without dots (c, i, s, g, u, o).   full story

New Industrial Property Law in Turkey

The new Industrial Property (IP) Law entered into force on January 10, 2017 in Turkey and the regulations regarding this law published on September 28, 2017.   full story

Research by Professor Fatih Guvenen on Income Inequality

Research by Professor Fatih Guvenen (University of Minnesota Department of Economics) on income inequality contributes to the heightening scientific and public debate on the topic. Guvenen and his co-authors use the US Social Security Administration database which contains information about the incomes of Americans in the workforce between 1957-2013.   full story

European Research Day 2017

The European Research Day (ERD) is an event where European researchers outside of Europe meet, discuss and exchange concepts about their research projects, professional and personal experience in their respective diasporas and overall career path.   full story

Euraxes North America Plans Research Day

EURAXESS North America is planning a European Research day in 2017 (ERD2017). The organization is calling on its members for ideas and topics to be addressed.   full story

Thesis Scholarships from the YTB

The Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) has announced a funding opportunity for thesis scholarships that will be awarded to Turkish graduate students living abroad.   full story