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 [...]
UNAM Researchers Received Prestigious GEBİP and BAGEP Awards

UNAM Researchers Received Prestigious GEBİP and BAGEP Awards

UNAM researcher Asst. Prof. Dr. Engin Durgun received TUBA-GEBİP Award of 2015 in the field of Physics. Launched in 2001, TÜBA-GEBIP award programme aims to foster young, outstanding scientists who are at the stage of establishing their own research programmes in Turkey after finishing their post-doctoral research activities. TÜBA supports these scientists for a period of [...]
Bilge Baytekin Received National UNESCO-L’Oreal Award

Bilge Baytekin Received National UNESCO-L’Oreal Award

Asst. Prof. Bilge Baytekin of the Department of Chemistry has been presented with a 2015 national UNESCO-L’Oreal Women in Science Award. Dr. Baytekin received her award at a ceremony held in İstanbul on April 9. The UNESCO-L’Oreal Women in Science Program aims to improve the position of women in science by recognizing outstanding women researchers [...]