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 three years and helps them set up their own research groups at a stage when they are in need for incentives. The selection procedure among GEBIP candidates has very high standards and GEBIP programme is considered as a source of prospective members to the Academy.
UNAM researchers Asst. Prof. Dr. Ali Kemal Okyay and Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Baykara received 2015 distinguished young scientist (BAGEP) awards. The awards are given by the Science Academy Association (Bilim Akademisi Derneği) which was established in 2011, in order to recognize and support outstanding young scientists working in Turkey.