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.