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Awards

Awards

  • 2014 StarTURK Award
  • 2013 Winner of BWH Bright Futures Prize
  • 2012 Faculty Early Development Award –- NSF
  • 2011 Early Career Achivement Award – IEEE-EMBS
  • 2011 Partners in Excellence Award – Partners Health Care
  • 2011 Coulter Translational Research Award – Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • 2011 1st place among 77 applicants, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Research (EMBS) award for Translational Research – IEEE-Wyss Institute
  • 2010 Chinese Young Investigator Award for Research – National Science Foundation of China
  • 2010 Who's Who in America
  • 2009 The Outstanding Young Persons of the World, in Medical Innovation, Junior Chamber International (JCI)
  • 2009 Coutler Phase II Young Investigator Award
  • 2009 Who's Who in America
  • 2008 Large CIMIT Award
  • 2008 Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Young Investigator Award
  • 2008 Who's Who in America
  • 2007 Nano-Biotechnology Award of Honor, National Science Council of Turkey and Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association
  • 2007 MIT Desphande Center Award
  • 2007 Coulter Foundation Early Career Award in Bioengineering
  • 2007 CIMIT Award, selected among many applications at MIT and Harvard University
  • 2006 TR-35, MIT Technology Review Magazine, World’s top 35 young innovators under the age of 35, based on my research on low-cost HIV diagnostics 
  • 2005 Turkish Ministry of Education, Honor of the Year Award
  • 2005 Cover Image of IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonic, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control with “Forward-viewing annular CMUT arrays for Medical Imaging”
  • 2004 1st Place, Winner of Accenture Grand Prize at Global Startup at Singapore Business Plan Competition, based on my dissertation topic. This is a global success among 20 schools around the globe such as Harvard, Berkeley, Kellogg, IIT, Wharton, Insead, London School of Business. (http://global.startup.org.sg)
  • 2004 1st Place, Stanford University BASES Entrepreneur’s Challenge Business Plan Competition based on my dissertation, out of 54 teams
  • 2003 Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonic, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control with “Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers: Next-Generation Arrays for Acoustic Imaging?”