Professor Metin Sitti
Our President, Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
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Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

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Three of Koç University’s faculty members were honoured with the 2023 TÜBA Awards.
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Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Our President Prof. Metin Sitti, has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his pioneering and outstanding research contributions to engineering, related to bioinspired adhesives and small-scale mobile robotics fields. The Academy honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer in the United States.

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award Highlighted News

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award. This recognition is attributed to Prof. Kavaklı’s technological approach to increase apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells by targeting the molecular circadian rhythm.

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials

Our president, Prof. Metin Sitti's research article 'Artificial-goosebump-driven microactuation' was published in the prestigious Nature Materials magazine.

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Our President Prof. Metin Sitti, has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his pioneering and outstanding research contributions to engineering, relat...

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award Highlighted News

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan...

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials

Our president, Prof. Metin Sitti's research article 'Artificial-goosebump-driven microactuation' was published in the prestigious Nature Materials magazine.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Highlighted News

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed annually by the United Nations on February 11th to promote the full and equal access to and participation in science for women and gir...

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023 Highlighted News

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023

Prof. Can Erkey, Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the prestigious The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023.

TÜBİTAK Science Award Awards and Honors

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

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