Assoc. Prof. Ömer İlday of the Departments of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Physics has been awarded a TÜBİTAK (Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) Science Award for 2017 in the field of basic sciences. The Science Award is the highest scientific award given by TÜBİTAK on an annual basis.
Assoc. Prof. İlday received the award in recognition of his internationally recognized contributions to the study of complex laser–material interactions.