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Research / Achievements and Awards

Hacettepe University researchers have won 62 TUBITAK Incentive, 17 TUBITAK Science, 7 TUBITAK Community Service, 2 TWAS awards, and a total of 88 TUBITAK awards for their contributions to science at the universal level.

Our promising young researchers have been awarded 24 TUBA GEBİP awards and 1 BAGEP award. Besides, our 50+ faculty members have won national and international prestigious science and art awards such as UNESCO, Goethe Medal, Vehbi Koç, Sedat Simavi, L'Oreal Scientist, Eczacıbaşı, and Novartis award.

Hacettepe University researchers also stand out in terms of high h-index, which is one of the important indicators of scientific performance. A significant number of Turkish scientists with a high h-index have carried out all or important stages of their careers at Hacettepe University.

Name Name of the Award Year

Üner TAN

Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Science Awards

1975

Aydın AYTAÇ

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

1979

Turan EROL

Sedat Simavi Awards Visual Arts

1980

Onur EROL

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

1981

Olgun GÜVEN

Sedat Simavi Awards Science

1984

Emin KANSU

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

1985

Emin KANSU

Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Science Awards

1987

Korkut ÖZERKAN

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

1987

Naci BOR

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1989

Kaya ÖZSEZGİN

Art Writer of the Year Award

1989

Turgay DALKARA
Ersin TAN
Gül ERDEMLİ
Rüştü ONUR
Turgut ZİLELİ
Araştırma Grubu

Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Science Awards

1990

Bilge KARASU

Pegasus Prize for Literature

1991

Oğuz KAYAALP

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1991

Nusret FİŞEK

Tubitak Service Award

1993

Mehmet HABERAL

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

1993

Adnan TURANİ

Sedat Simavi Awards Visual Arts

1993

Hamiye ÇOLAKOĞLU

Art Institution Artist of the Year Award

1993

Bilge KARASU

Sedat Simavi Awards Literature

1994

A. İzzet BERKEL

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1994

Remzi SAVAŞ

Art Institution Artist of the Year Award

1995

Çiğdem ALTAY

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1995

İoanna KUÇURADİ

TÜBA Social Sciences Service Award

1996

İoanna KUÇURADİ

Goethe Medal

1996

Mustafa İLHAN

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1997

Emin KANSU

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1997

İmran ÖZALP

Tubitak Service Award

1997

Türev Berki

Steinway Artist

1998

Gönül HİÇSÖNMEZ

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

1999

Feridun Cahit TANYEL,
Mehmet Yıldırım SARA,
Ahmet Mert ERTUNÇ,
Rüştü ONUR,
Nebil BÜYÜKPAMUKÇU
Araştırma Grubu

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

1999

Alper İSKİT,
Ayşe Arzu SUNGUR,
Gökhan GEDİKOĞLU,
Mustafa Oğuz GÜÇ
Araştırma Grubu

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

2000

İhsan ÇALIŞ

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

2001

Feridun Cahit TANYEL

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

2001

Turgay DALKARA

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

2002

İskender SAYEK

Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Science Awards

2002

Aykut ERBENGİ

Tubitak Service Award

2002

Aytemiz GÜRGEY

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

2003

Haluk TOPALOĞLU

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

2003

Altan GÜNALP

Tubitak Service Award

2004

Ahmet Yaşar OCAK

TÜBA Social Sciences Science Award - History

2004

Nebi ÖZDEMİR

Sedat Simavi Awards Social Sciences

2005

Zafer GENÇAYDIN

Art Institution Artist of the Year Award

2005

Turgay ERDENER

Sevda-Cenap And Music Foundation Honorary Award Gold Medal

2005

Adil DENİZLİ

Tubitak Science Award Engineering

2006

Işık SAVAŞIR

TÜBA Social Sciences Service Award

2006

Ercümend KURAN

TÜBA Social Sciences Service Award

2006

Turgay DALKARA

Vehbi Koç Award

2010

Seza ÖZEN

Tubitak Science Award Health Sciences

2010

Ayşe Nurten AKARSU

Sedat Simavi Awards Health Sciences

2011

Turgay DALKARA

TWAS Award

2013

Seza ÖZEN

TWAS Award

2018

Name Name of the Award Year

Ayşegül ÜNER

Health Sciences

2001

Ediz DEMİRPENÇE

Health Sciences

2002

İbrahim C. HAZNEDAROĞLU

Health Sciences

2002

Ömer UĞUR

Health Sciences

2002

Arbay Özden ÇİFTÇİ

Health Sciences

2003

Işıl SAATÇİ

Health Sciences

2003

Mithat HALİLOĞLU

Health Sciences

2004

Hayyam KIRATLI

Health Sciences

2004

Ümit YAŞAR

Health Sciences

2004

Sevtap ARIKAN

Health Sciences

2005

İbrahim KARNAK

Health Sciences

2005

Muharrem YAZICI

Health Sciences

2005

Emir Baki DENKBAŞ

Chemistry

2005

Ömer AKYOL

Health Sciences

2006

Candan GÖKÇEOĞLU

Engineering Sciences

2006

Vural GÖKMEN

Engineering Sciences

2007

Mustafa ARICI

Health Sciences

2007

Zafer ÇEHRELİ

Health Sciences

2008

Alper İSKİT

Health Sciences

2008

Yasemin ÖZDEMİR

Health Sciences

2008

Okan Bülent YILDIZ

Health Sciences

2008

Mehmet DOĞAN

Chemistry

2010

Harun SÖNMEZ

Engineering Sciences

2011

Muşturay KARÇAALTINCABA

Health Sciences

2012

Erol BAŞAR

Health Sciences

1970

Üner TAN

Health Sciences

1973

Nimet Ü. GÜNDOĞAN

Health Sciences

1976

Mustafa ARTVİNLİ

Health Sciences

1978

Emin KANSU

Health Sciences

1979

Erdoğan ALPER

Health Sciences

1979

Aytemiz GÜRGEY

Health Sciences

1981

Pekcan UNGAN

Health Sciences

1981

A. Rıfat ÖZDURAL

Engineering Sciences

1981

Özden SANAL

Health Sciences

1983

İskender SAYAK

Health Sciences

1984

Mustafa İLHAN

Health Sciences

1985

Nazmi ÖZER

Health Sciences

1985

Sinan BEKSAÇ

Health Sciences

1987

Turgay DALKARA

Health Sciences

1987

Mehmet CEYHAN

Health Sciences

1988

Yiğit GÜNDÜÇ

Physics

1991

Haluk ÖZEN

Health Sciences

1994

Feridun Cahit TANYEL

Health Sciences

1994

Banu ANLAR

Health Sciences

1995

Oğuz GÜÇ

Health Sciences

1995

Halis ŞİMŞEK

Health Sciences

1995

Okan AKHAN

Health Sciences

1996

Serhat ÜNAL

Health Sciences

1996

Cihan ÖNER

Biological Sciences

1996

Murat AKOVA

Health Sciences

1997

Tuncer HÖKELEK

Physics

1997

Menemşe GÜMÜŞDERELİOĞLU

Chemistry

1997

Seza ÖZEN

Health Sciences

1998

Hakan Sedat ÖRER

Health Sciences

1998

Hakan YARALI

Health Sciences

1998

Adil DENİZLİ

Engineering Sciences

1998

Süleyman Ali TUNCEL

Engineering Sciences

1998

Biray E. CANER

Health Sciences

1999

Dicle GÜÇ

Health Sciences

2000

Saruhan ÇEKİRGE

Health Sciences

2000

Güliz Nigar GÜNCÜ

Health Sciences

2019

Uğur CANPOLAT

Health Sciences

2019

Uğur BOZKAYA

Basic Sciences

2019

First-Last Name Year

İhsan DOĞRAMACI

1978

Şeref ZİLELİ

1978

İmran ÖZALP

1997

Aykut ERBENGİ

2002

Altan GÜNALP

2004

First-Last Name Field Year

Alper İSKİT

Medicine/Pharmacology

2001

Ömer UĞUR

Medicine/Nuclear Medicine

2003

İbrahim KARNAK

Medicine/Pediatric Surgery

2004

Vural GÖKMEN

Food Engineering

2004

Ümit YAŞAR

Medicine/Pharmacology

2005

Yasemin GÜRSOY ÖZDEMİR

Medicine/Neurology

2005

Okan Bülent YILDIZ

Medicine/Internal Medicine

2006

Ali DÜZOVA

Medicine/Pediatrics

2006

Melih BABAOĞLU

Medicine/Pharmacology

2007

Nihal AYDOĞAN

Chemical Engineering

2007

Aytekin AKYOL

Medicine/Pathology

2010

Muşturay KARÇAALTINCABA

Medicine/Radiology

2011

Tuncay HAZIROLAN

Medicine/Radiology

2011

Canan KOCA ARITAN

Sports Sciences

2011

Ethem M. ARSAVA

Medicine/Neurology

2012

Şükran Gülin EVİNÇ

Psychology

2015

Sinem ÇELİK ONARAN

Math

2016

Lokman UZUN

Chemical Engineering

2017

Mehmet Emre TAŞGIN

Physics Engineering

2017

Fatih YEŞİL

Social Sciences

2017

Mehmet Erkut ERDEM

Computer Engineering

2018

Gazi HURİ

Orthopedics and Traumatology

2018

Nazife Erkurşun ÖZCAN

Math

2019

Güneş GNER

Medical Pathology

2020