ITU Received TÜBA Award
Dec 24, 2015


The 2015 Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) awards including Academy Scientist Outstanding Achievement Award (GEBİP) and Science Copyright and Translation Award (TEÇEP) were presented to the recipients at the ceremony organized on December 14, 2015 at the Presidential Palace. While two of our faculty members Prof. İsmail Toröz and Prof. Hasan Güneş were presented the awards in the Scientific Copyright and Translation Award Program (TEÇEP), Assoc. Prof. Didem Okutman Taş and Assoc. Prof. Emre Onur Kahya received awards in the field of the Young Scientist Outstanding Achievement Award Program (GEBİP).

The 2015 International TÜBA Academy GEBİP and TEÇEP Awards were presented to the recipients at the ceremony organized on December 14, 2015 at the Presidential Palace. Academicians, relatives of the awardees and another guests attended the ceremony held under the auspices of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

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Two ITU Faculty Members Received TEÇEP Awards in Engineering


2015 TEÇEP awards were presented for the writing of university level textbooks at the international standards in the Turkish Language or the translation of the best examples in nature, engineering, health and social sciences from foreign languages to clear, comprehensible and correct Turkish.

ITU Environmental Engineering Head of the Department Prof. İsmail Toröz received the TEÇEP award for the translation of the book titled “Chemistry for Environmental Engineering and Science”, 5th Ed., 2003.

Mechanical Engineering faculty member Prof. Hasan Güneş also received the TEÇEP award for the translation of the book titled “Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications”, 3rd. Ed., Y. A. Çengel, J.M. Cimbala, 2014.

Two ITU Faculty Members Received GEBİP Awards

TÜBA-GEBİP is organized every year to support young scientists who stand out with their outstanding scientific work, to support their research and encourage young scientists to undertake outstanding research projects. This year 38 scientists received the award in the field of the Young Scientist Outstanding Achievement Award Program (GEBİP).

ITU Environmental Engineering Assoc. Prof. Didem Okutman Taş received the 2015 TÜBA-GEBİP award for the study titled “Study on Refinability of Micropollutants Wastewater Treatment Facilities”. Assoc. Prof. Didem Okutman Taş conducts her research in environmental sciences, biotechnology, bioremediation, activated sludge processes, sludge minimization/stabilization technologies, anaerobic treatment processes and bioligical refinability of micropollutants.

ITU Physics Engineering Department Assoc. Prof. Emre Onur Kahya recieved the 2015 TÜBA-GEBİP award for the study called “Erken Dönem Evren Güç Tayfında Non-Gausyeniteler”. Assoc. Prof. Emre Onur Kahya, who was awarded the prize for his outstanding studies and participation in conferences, is pursuing his research in Cosmology, gravitation and Quantum Field Theory.