Five of Koç University’s faculty members were honoured with the 2021 TÜBA Awards. Professor Nazmi Volkan Adsay from the School of Medicine received the TÜBA International Academy Award, which is given to scientists with distinctive, pioneering, and ground-breaking studies by the Turkish Academy of Sciences; while Assoc. Prof. Gizem Erdem Gürel from the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Asst. Prof. Erkan Şenses and Asst. Prof. Emir Salih Mağden from the College of Engineering, and Asst. Prof. Gözde Korkmaz from the School of Medicine were awarded the 2021 TÜBA GEBIP (High-Achieving Young Scientist) Award, given for encouraging young scientists who stand out with their studies in our country.
With these new accomplishments, the number of our faculty members honoured with TÜBA GEBİP Awards raised to 75, while our university also added a TÜBA International Academy Award to its list of achievements. Every year, TÜBA Academy Awards are given only to three scientists from all over the world.