6 projects from Sabancı University receive TÜBİTAK support

Six projects developed by Sabancı University were chosen to receive support from the TÜBİTAK Priority Areas R&D Project Support Program (1003). The objective of the program is to support domestic R&D projects within priority areas designated by the National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy that observe the dynamics of their respective scientific or technological field and have traceable targets.

Projects that will receive support within the TÜBİTAK Priority Areas R&D Project Support Program (1003):

FENS Faculty Member and Project Implementer Dr. Cengiz Kaya and Project Researcher Dr. Yusuf Ziya Menceloğlureceived support for their project "Development and Characterization of Boron Carbide-Reinforced Lightweight and Flexible Nanocomposites for Use as Structural and Personal Shielding Materials in Nuclear Medicine Facilities” within the TÜBİTAK 1003 - Call for Development and Wider Implementation of Novel Boron Products and Process Technologies".

FENS Faculty Member Dr. Devrim Gözüaçık received support for his large-scale project on "Spreading Mechanism and Treatment of Lung Cancer" within the TÜBİTAK 1003 - Molecular Medicine Call.

FENS Faculty Member and Project Implementer Dr. Emrah Kalemci and Advisor Dr. Ayhan Bozkurt received support for their project “Development of Cadmium Zinc Tellure (CdZnTe) Detection Systems for Medical Imaging Applications" with Middle East Technical University as Institutional Implementer under the TÜBİTAK 1003 - Bioinstrumentation Systems Call.

FENS Faculty Member and Project Implementer Dr. Erkay Savaş and Researchers Dr. Albert Levi, Dr. Cemal Yılmazand Dr. Kamer Kaya received support for their medium-scale project “Heterogeneous and Dispersed Security Operations Center with Privacy Protection" within the TÜBİTAK 1003 - Cyber Security Call.

FENS Faculty Member and Project Implementer Dr. İbrahim Tekin and Researcher Dr. Hüsnü Yenigün received support for their small-scale project titled "Development of an Indoor Positioning System Using the Global Positioning System and ISM Band Signals” within the TÜBİTAK 1003 - Call for M2M Application Research within Internet of Things.

FENS Faculty Member Dr. Volkan Patoğlu received support for his large-scale project on “Development of an Exoskeleton for the Defense Industry" within the TÜBİTAK 1003 - Next Generation Robotic Systems Call.

Sabancı University project implementers who applied to the 2016 TÜBİTAK 1003 Priority Areas R&D Projects Support Program had a success rate of 35%. We commend all faculty members for their achievements.