Urartu Şeker receives TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Awards

Urartu Şeker receives TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Awards

On 28 October 2018 at the Fifth Turkish Medical World Congress Assistant Professor Dr. Urartu Özgür Şafak Şeker of the Bilkent University UNAM-Materials Science and Nanotechnology Institute and Neuroscience graduate program was presented with Aziz Sancar Incentive Award by TÜSEB (The Health Institutes of Turkey). Dr Seker’s prize was presented by the Vice President of [...]
Serim Kayacan Ilday has been awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science

Serim Kayacan Ilday has been awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science

Asst. Prof. Serim Kayacan Ilday of UNAM has been awarded for this year’s ‘For Women in Science’ award, which is strived from the partnership of the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to support and recognize accomplished women researchers, to encourage more young women to enter the profession and [...]
Engin Durgun Receives Mustafa Parlar Research Award

Engin Durgun Receives Mustafa Parlar Research Award

Asst. Prof. Dr. Engin Durgun has recently been announced as a recipient of the 2015 Mustafa Parlar Research Award, granted in recognition of his contributions to the fields of physics and materials science. Honoring the METU scholar Mustafa Parlar, the awards have been distributed yearly since 1981. Dr. Durgun’s research principally concerns two-dimensional materials, placing [...]
Giovanni Volpe Gains University’s 4th ERC Project

Giovanni Volpe Gains University’s 4th ERC Project

Bilkent University Department of Physics, UNAM and Neurosciences faculty member, Assistant Prof. Dr. Giovanni Volpe has been awarded a European Research Council’s (ERC) Starting Grant. Dr. Volpe will be using the funding provided by the council for 5 years for his research project titled “Biocompatible and Interactive Artificial Micro- and Nanoswimmers and Their Applications”. Dr. [...]
UNAM Researchers Receive Prestigious FABED Awards

UNAM Researchers Receive Prestigious FABED Awards

UNAM researchers Asst. Prof. Dr. Engin Durgun, Res. Asst. Prof. Dr. Urartu Ozgur Safak Seker and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ali Kemal Okyay each received the FABED Eser Tümen Outstanding Young Scientist Award of 2015 in the fields of physics, biology and physics, respectively. Granted each year to researchers under the age of 40 who have [...]
UNAM Awarded IDB Science and Technology Prize

UNAM Awarded IDB Science and Technology Prize

Bilkent University’s National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) has been the recipient of an Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prize for Science and Technology, given in honor of the institute’s contribution to the state-of-the-art in materials science and nanotechnology. UNAM director Dr. Mehmet Bayindir attended the awards ceremony in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, and received the [...]