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Pınar Mengüç Awarded Purdue University’s “Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award”

The Science Academy, Bilim Akademisi  member and Özyeğin University faculty member Prof. Dr. M. Pınar Mengüç was awarded the Purdue University “Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award”. The award will be given to Prof. Dr. Mengüç at a special ceremony to be held at Purdue University in the Spring Term of 2020 – 2021. Please click for further information.

Purdue University’s Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award, is one of the most prestigious awards given to its graduates, due to its outstanding achievements in their fields. Out of more than 30,000 Purdue Mechanical Engineering graduates, only 285 have been awarded so far.

Prof. Dr. Mengüç …

By |02/09/2020|Comments Off on Pınar Mengüç Awarded Purdue University’s “Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award”

Science Academy Statement on Precautionary Measures Against the Covid-19 Pandemic

Please click here to read the ”Statement on Precautionary Measures Against the Covid-19 Pandemic” issued by the Executive Board of the Science Academy.

Before being shared with the public this statement was respectfully submitted to the President, the Minister of Health, the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology, to members of the Science Board of the Ministry of Health and to the president of  TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Council of Turkey).

By |25/06/2020|Comments Off on Science Academy Statement on Precautionary Measures Against the Covid-19 Pandemic

Mehmet Toner Elected as member of National Academy of Medicine

The Science Academy, Turkey  member Prof. Mehmet Toner has been elected to the rank of member by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Election to the National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Prof. Dr. Toner is a member of many national and international professional committees, and serves on the editorial board of many scientific journals including Cryobiology, Cryo-Letters, Cell Preservation Technology, Annual Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, and Nanomedicine.

By |25/10/2019|Comments Off on Mehmet Toner Elected as member of National Academy of Medicine

Ayse Erzan Awarded 2020 APS Andrei Sakharov Award

Founding member of the Science Academy, Turkey  Prof. Ayşe Erzan was awarded 2020 Andrei Sakharov Prize  “for her lifelong commitment to human rights.” by The American Physical Society (APS).

The prize has been awarded to Erzan “for her lifelong commitment to human rights, especially for her steadfast defense of the rights of citizens to criticize those in power, even at great personal cost.”

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By |24/10/2019|Comments Off on Ayse Erzan Awarded 2020 APS Andrei Sakharov Award

Zehra Sayers is on the 2019 BBC 100 Women List

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019.

This year, the list focuses on the question,  “what would the future look like if it were driven by women?”

Biophysicist Zehra Sayers, Honorary Member  of the Science Academy  Turkey and a professor of molecular biology and biophysics at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University has been hailed as a beacon of hope for the Middle East (Nature journal) for her success in her contribution to bringing scientists from eight Middle Eastern countries together.

During her 15-year tenure as chair of …

By |21/10/2019|Comments Off on Zehra Sayers is on the 2019 BBC 100 Women List

Marsel Mesulam, Winner of 2019 Eczacıbaşı Medical Award

The Science Academy, Turkey member Marsel Mesulam is the 2019 winner of the Eczacıbaşı Medical Award.

On the 60th anniversary of the Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Awards, the Eczacıbaşı Medical Award of Honor was presented to Prof. Dr. Marsel Mesulam, for his outstanding contributions to medical science and tremendous support of academicians and scientific events in Turkey. A graduate of Robert College and Harvard Medical School, Professor Mesulam is recognized worldwide as one of the leading authorities on behavioral neurology and the biology of dementia, with ground-breaking findings in both fields. Professor Mesulam discovered and defined the independent form of dementia known as …

By |10/09/2019|Comments Off on Marsel Mesulam, Winner of 2019 Eczacıbaşı Medical Award

Esen Ercan Alp Awarded 2019 IBAME Science Award

The Science Academy, Turkey member Esen Ercan Alp, was awarded the 2019 IBAME Science Award for his outstanding contributions to the development of synchrotron radiation techniques and their scientific applications based on the Mössbauer Effect. He is currently working at the Argonne National Laboratory.

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By |09/09/2019|Comments Off on Esen Ercan Alp Awarded 2019 IBAME Science Award

Zeynep Çelik Awarded “Giorgio Levi Della Vida”

The Science Academy, Turkey member and New Jersey Institute of Technology professor Zeynep Çelik, was awarded Giorgio Levi Della Vida Award, given for İslamic Civilisation Researches that reach perfection.

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By |29/07/2019|Comments Off on Zeynep Çelik Awarded “Giorgio Levi Della Vida”