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ELGINKAN FOUNDATION’S 15th TURKISH CULTURE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY AWARDS ARE CONFERRED

ELGINKAN FOUNDATION’S 15th TURKISH CULTURE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY AWARDS

“Elginkan Foundation Turkish Culture Research and Technology Awards”, which was launched by Elginkan Foundation in 2006, now presents 15th year award winners.

Those, who deserve the awards to be conferred for their support and contributions to the Turkish Culture in the fields of science, culture, and art are designated as follows.

  • 2020 Turkish Culture Research Award Winners;
  • Prof. Dr. Hülya Kasapoğlu-Çengel, who was nominated by Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Turkic Studies Practices and Research Center,owing to her studies in Turkish language in general and Turkish dialects specifically during her professional life.
  • Prof. Dr. Orhan Sevgi, who was nominated by Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Dean’s Office of Faculty of Forestry, owing to his studies and efforts to evolve Turkish as a scientific language.
  • 2020 Technology Award Winners;
  • Prof. Dr. Hakan Ürey, who was nominated by the Board of Directors of Science Academy as well as Koç University, Dean’s Office of Faculty of Engineering, owing to his studies regarding to Holographic Augmented Reality Technology,
  • Prof. Dr. Haluk Külah, who was nominated by the Chancery of Middle East Technical University, owing to his studies related to Micro Electromechanical Systems) and Biomedical Nanotechnology (BioMEMS),
  • Prof. Dr. Hüsnü Emrah Ünalan, who was nominated by Middle East Technical University, owing to his studies related to Metal Nanotechnology and Industrial Application,
  • Prof. Dr. Mayda Gürsel, who was nominated by Middle East Technical University, Dean’s Office of Faculty of Science and Literature, owing to her studies in the field of innate immune system.

It is also agreed upon sharing the prize money equally among the award holders.