2018 Young Scientist Award given by the Science Heroes Association (BKD) was presented to 2017 TÜBA-GEBİP Member and Abdullah Gül University (AGU) Faculty of Engineering Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Faculty Member Assoc. Prof. Evren Mutlugün at the ceremony on April 24, 2019 at Pera Museum Auditorium.
2018 TÜBA-GEBİP Award Owner and head of Constitutional Law at Istanbul University Assoc. Prof. Saadet Yüksel was elected by Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)'s Election Commission for Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) as the representative judge for Turkey. Assoc. Prof. Yüksel will serve for the next nine years behalf of Turkey.
Academy Associate Member and METU Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Melahat Bilge Demirköz has been selected for the Forum of Young Global Leaders, initiated by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
World famous historian, Academy Honorary Member Prof. Dr. Kemal Haşim Karpat was buried on February 25 at the Fatih Mosque. He was the founding chairman of the Central Asian Studies Association and coordinator of the University of Wisconsin Central Asian Studies Program. Prof. Karpat died at the age of 96 on February 20, 2019 at the Madison Hospital in Wisconsin, USA, on February 20, 2019 due to age-related multiple organ failure.
TÜBA Principal Member and Bilkent University Nanotechnology Research Center (NANOTAM) President Prof. Dr. Ekmel Özbay was granted the title of Fellow by the American Society of Optical Society (The Optical Society / OSA).