Bilkent faculty members and alumni are among the individuals to have received this year’s Outstanding Young Scientist Awards from the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA).The Bilkent faculty awardees are: Asst. Prof. Onur Tokel (Department of Physics and Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology) and Asst. Prof. Burak Ülgüt (Department of Chemistry and Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology). Dr. Tokel and Dr. Ülgüt are both Bilkent graduates (EE and CHEM, respectively).
Bilkent alumni Fatih Durgun (HIST MA ’07 PhD ’13), Ersin Erdoğan (LAW BS ’10 LL.M. ’11 PhD ’15 ) and Mehmet Cengiz Onbaşlı (EE ’10) are also among the 2019 award recipients.
TÜBA introduced the Program to Award Young Scientists (GEBİP) in 2001 to recognize and support outstanding young researchers working in the natural and social sciences, engineering and medicine.