AWARDS and HONORS

 

Koç University Outstanding Teaching Award, 2013.

 

College of Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, 2012. Click here to see a picture from the award ceromony.

 

Masatoshi Gündüz Ikeda Science Award, 2008

ODTÜ M. Parlar Foundation Research Encouragement Award, 2007

Sedat Simavi Science Award, 2006, Click here to see a picture from the award ceremony.

TÜBITAK--TWAS Research Encouragement Award, 2006, Click here to see a picture from the award ceremony.

Werner-von-Siemens Excellence Award, Koç University, 2005

Outstanding Young Scientist Award by the Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2003

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UC Irvine, 1997

 

GRANTS and EXTERNAL FUNDING

EU-FP7 Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship 1 October 2009--30 September 2011

(First mathematician from Turkey who received this fellowship)

TUBITAK-1001 Research Grant for  Topology of contact 3-manifolds, 2007--2011

TUBITAK-2219 Research Grant, August 2009--February 2010

National Science Foundation--Focused Research Group Grant, August 2005---May 2006

Outstanding Young Scientist Grant by the Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2003--2006