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
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