Please click to read the Science Academy Turkey – Executive Board decision regarding Associate Professor Fatih Şen.
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 …
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).
Please click here to read the statement issued on May 12, 2020 by the Executive Board of the Science Academy on the requirement that COVID-19 research is subject to notification and approval by the Ministry of Health.
International Science Council (ISC)’s statement on combating systemic racism and other forms of discrimination was released on June 9th, 2020.
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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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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 …
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/
Bilim Akademisi member and Distinguished Professor & JK Vries Chair of Computational & Systems Biology Department at
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Prof. Ivet Bahar is elected to National Academy of Sciences in honor of outstanding contributions to computational biology.
For further info: the press release.