Prof. Dr. Tayfun Özçelik, TÜBA member and the Dean of the Faculty of Science at Bilkent University, is appointed to the editorial board of Nature partner journals in the field of genomic medicine. Nature journals publish the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions.
2017 TÜBA-GEBİP Member Asst. Prof. Tunçer Baykaş from Istanbul Medipol University was elected as Vice-President of 802.10 Working Group responsible for the harmonization of radio communication standards with unlicensed bands of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association IEEE-SA.
TÜBA Principal Member and Sabancı University Rector. Prof. Hasan Mandal was appointed as TÜBİTAK President.
Incentive, Science, Service, and Special Awards given by TÜBİTAK found their owners with a ceremony held at the Presidential Complex on December 28, 2017. TÜBA Principal Member and Council Member Prof. Dr. Reşat Apak in the field of chemistry, 2006 TÜBA-GEBİP Member Assoc. Prof. Fatih Ömer İlday in the field of physics, Prof. Dr. Ömer Civalek in the field of engineering, and Prof. Dr. Sumru Altuğ in the field of social sciences took the Science Awards.
2017 TÜBA-GEBİP Member Assoc. Prof. Ertuğrul Başar from Istanbul Technical University was awarded with The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE Research Incentive Award due to his contribution to communication theory.