International award to Turkey

Asst. Prof. Deniz Ceylan of Faculty of Medicine, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) has been deemed worthy of an international award for her studies on the diagnosis of bipolar disorder with a blood test. Asst. Prof. Ceylan has been the third person from Turkey among many scientists worldwide to have qualified for the “Junior Investigator Award” granted by the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). The award ceremony, which was planned to take place in Chicago, USA originally, will be held online in June due to the coronavirus.

Most preferred faculty

Prospective engineers prefer Izmir University of Economics (IUE) for their undergraduate studies. According to Higher Education Program Atlas (YOK Atlas), IUE Software Engineering ranked second, Biomedical Engineering ranked fourth, and Civil Engineering ranked tenth among the most preferred engineering undergraduate programs.

Two awards from the Leather Design Contest

Fashion designers from Izmir University of Economics crown their success by awards. Arzu Birdal, graduate of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in second place, and fourth year student Nurdan Ahsen Fıçıcı came in third place at the “8th Deri’n Fikirler” Leather Design and Production Contest held by the Aegean Leather and Leather Products Exporters Association. Birdal and Fıçıcı won a scholarship overseas and opportunity to perform internship in Holland at the contest held under the theme of extreme cold temperature.

Her design for barbies got an award

Hilal Karakaş, a senior at Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in second place at the Junioshow Baby and Kids Wear Young Designers Competition with her special collection she designed for babies aged 0-12 months. Karakaş, who ranked second at the competition co-organized by Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO) and Baby and Kids Wear Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (BEKSIAD),and supported by the Ministry of Trade, qualified to receive 5 thousand TL award and a scholarship to study design abroad.

3 awards at the Kristal Elma Contest

Cansu Altay, Lecturer, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), received three awards from Crystal Apple Festival (Kristal Elma) which is considered to be the most important creativity and marketing event of Turkey. After graduating from IUE Department of Public Relations and Advertising in 2010, carrying her academic knowledge into practice, Altay, who founded the Mun Advertising Agency, has been deemed worthy of three awards for the press release and radio spot she prepared for private organizations.

Outstanding Achievement Award

Prof. Seda Dural Çetinkaya, Head of Department of Psychology, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), has been deemed worthy of the “Distinguished Young Scientist Award” of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA) in the field of psychology. Prof. Çetinkaya has been one of the 28 academics, and the only one in the field of psychology, to receive this award nationwide. Prof. Çetinkaya will receive her award from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on December 30 in Ankara.

IUE professor receives an international award

The project on early detection of cardiac arrhythmia of Prof. Türker İnce, Head of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which he developed with two academics from Finland and Qatar, has been granted an award by an international journal. One of the most prestigious institutions worldwide in biomedical engineering, the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology granted a first place article award to the system which can be added to mobile medical equipment or to smart watches and wristbands.

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