Several Bilkent faculty members and alumni are among the scientists to have received this year’s Outstanding Young Scientist Awards from the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA).
The Bilkent faculty awardees are: Assoc. Prof. Yasemin Afacan (Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design); Research Asst. Prof. Seymur Jahangirov (UNAM); and Assoc. Prof. İlker Temizer (Department of Mechanical Engineering). Dr. Afacan and Dr. Jahangirov are Bilkent PhD graduates (IAED and UNAM, respectively).
Bilkent alumni Ahmet Çiçek (PHYS ’03), Emrah Safa Gürkan (IR ’03/HIST ’06) and Hamid Akın Ünver (IR ’03) are also among the 2018 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.