Asst. Prof. Ali Kemal Okyay of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering has won the 2015 FABED (Feyzi Akkaya Scientific Activities Support Fund) Eser Tümen Outstanding Young Scientist Award.
The award is presented to young scientists in recognition of their exceptional achievements and research productivity, in honor of influential engineers Feyzi Akkaya and Eser Tümen. Dr. Okyay has won this award for his research accomplishments in the area of atomic layer deposition and its optoelectronic device applications.
FABED—a fund to support scientific activities—was established in memory of Mr. Akkaya, a pioneer in the field of civil engineering and cofounder of Turkey’s first international civil engineering company, STFA. To encourage and recognize innovative scientific activities and outstanding young scientists and researchers in the fields of civil engineering and the natural sciences, FABED established the Outstanding Achievement Awards for Young Scientists and the Research Support for Outstanding Young Scientists program.