Each year, the Middle East Technical University Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation recognises scientists from a variety of fields for their exceptional research, in honour of the late METU professor Mustafa Parlar. This year, UNAM and Physics Faculty member, Asst. Prof. Onur Tokel has received the Mustafa Parlar Research Incentive Award, for his contributions to laser material interactions and for developing novel laser lithography approaches.
In total, four Bilkent faculty members were recipients of the METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation Research Incentive Awards: Assoc. Prof. Tolga Çukur (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering); Asst. Prof. Ali Javili (Department of Mechanical Engineering); Asst. Prof. Cem Tekin (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering); and Asst. Prof. Onur Tokel (UNAM and Department of Physics). The formal award ceremony will take place at the Congress Center of METU on December 19, at 17.00 pm.