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 …

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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).

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Dani Rodrik is the 2020 recipient of the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

The Science Academy Turkey member Prof. Dani Rodrik is this year’s recipient of the Princess of Asturias Social Sciences Award.

According to the jury, Rodrik, 62, “has strengthened the rigor in the analysis of the dynamics of the globalization of international economic relations” and his conclusions have made the economic system “much more sensitive to the needs of society.”

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IHRNASS Statement on Human Rights Concerns related to COVID-19

The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRNASS) has issued a statement on human rights concerns related to Covid-19. (May 19, 2020)

Science Academy Turkey- Bilim Akademisi, strongly endorses this important statement as the rights to life and health care rely on the freedom of expression and freedom of information based on evidence. The inclusion of all in the protection of these rights, especially those forced into risk by necessity and by law, is a practical as well as a moral obligation.

Please click to read the IHRNASS Executive Committee statement on human rights concerns …

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Erol Gelenbe among IFIP’s first cohort of fellows

On the occasion of  its 60th anniversary, the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) recognised contributions of 18 high achieving members worldwide by naming them Fellows, including Bilim Akademisi member Erol Gelenbe who was named first in this list.

Further information can be found at https://www.ifipnews.org/ifip-names-first-cohort-fellows-2/

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