Bilim Akademisi General Assembly (GA) that had been postponed three times due to the COVID-19 pandemic for the last 18 months, was finally held on June 17, 2021. Bilim Akademisi founding president Prof. Dr. Ali Alpar handed over the task to our new president, Prof. Dr. Canan Atılgan who was elected during the GA.
Prof. Atılgan has been a member of Bilim Akademisi since 2012. Her research interests are polymer and protein dynamics, theoretical and computational investigation of complex molecular systems. (http://people.sabanciuniv.edu/canan/)
We are grateful to Prof. Alpar for his leadership, patience, persistence. All his efforts have made Bilim Akademisi into the internationally recognized, reputable Academy it is today.