Our Faculty Member Receives Award from TUBITAK
Jan 05, 2018

ITU Environmental Engineering Department faculty, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuğba Ölmez Hancı was the recipient of this year’s "Incentive Award" from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) that is given annually under the Science, Special Service and Incentive Awards category.

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Organized under the auspices of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, 4 Science Awards and 11 Encouragement Awards were presented at the Presidential Complex with Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Faruk Özlü, TUBITAK President, Prof. Dr. Arif Ergin, and members of Scientific Council of TUBITAK in attendance at the ceremony.

Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Department of Environmental Engineering faculty, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuğba Ölmez Hancı, received the award personally from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for her outstanding work at international level in "Endocrine disrupting carcinogenic materials and their remediation with nanoparticle and advanced oxidation technology". Dr. Hancı was granted the "Incentive Award" by TUBITAK, under the Scientific Award Category in the field of 2017 Engineering.

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President Erdoğan congratulated the academics who were recipients of a prize at the ceremony, saying to the scientists, "I would like to express especially that we are expecting much more grand successes which will open the way of our country and direct the world of science.”