Research and Graduate Policy (RGP)

Research and Graduate Policies Directorate (RGP) is a unique organization within Sabancı University as a model for other local universities. It supports not only the creation of strategic research targets and implementation of the policies built on these targets, but also research activities and innovative initiatives to obtain social and economic from scientific and technological developments. » read more

Research and Graduate Policy (RGP)

Research and Graduate Policies Directorate (RGP) is a unique organization within Sabancı University as a model for other local universities. It supports not only the creation of strategic research targets and implementation of the policies built on these targets, but also research activities and innovative initiatives to obtain social and economic from scientific and technological developments. » read more

Doç. Dr. Bahattin Koç
Dr. Burcu Saner Okan
Sabancı University one of top three institutions in reverse intellectual migration
Sabancı University will implement these projects in Turkey.
Sabancı University will implement these projects in Turkey.
FENS Faculty Member Assoc. Prof. Ali Koşar and  Asst. Prof. Dr. İnanç Adagideli
FENS Faculty Member Assoc. Prof. Ali Koşar and Asst. Prof. Dr. İnanç Adagideli

Latest Supported Projects

Prof. Dr. Hikmet Budak, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TUBITAK - The Ukrainian State Science, Innovation and Enform.Komitesi ( DKNII ) and Bilateral Cooperation Program his project entitled “Exploration of Autophagy-Related Genes İnvolved İn Cereal Drought and Salt Tolerance Via Tissue Specific Transcription Profiling".
Dr. Serhat Gül has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 2232 Program for his project entitled “Optimization in Procurement of Health Services”
Prof. Dr. Hüveyda Başağa, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TUBITAK 2515 Program for her project entitled “Molecular Mechanism of 27-Hydroxycholesterol Induced Survival/Apoptosis Response: The Role of Autophagy and Reactive Oxygen Species”.
Dr. Özgür Demircan has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 2232 Program for his project entitled “Manufacturing (RTM technique), modeling (FEM) and mechanical characterization of innovative knitted composites.”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nimet Beriker Faculty Member of the Arts & Social Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 2221 Program for her project entitled “Salafism and Radicalization of Muslim Youth in Europe”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hüsnü Yenigün, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK The Short-Term R&D Funding Program (1002) for his project entitled "Heuristics for Generating Short Adaptive Distinguishing Sequences"
Dr. Çağla Aydın, Faculty Member of the Arts & Social Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK The Short-Term R&D Funding Program (1002) for her project entitled "Language and Memory: Past and Future "
Prof. Dr. Zehra Sayers, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK Support Program for Graduate Summer School and Similar Events (2217) for her project entitled “2nd International Henry Moseley School and Workshop on X-ray Science”
Dr. Mustafa Oğuz Afacan , Faculty Member of the Arts & Social Sciences, has been awarded with EU FP7-Marie Curie CIG for his project entitled” A New Solution to Matching Problems”
Dr. Volkan Özgüz, Director of SU Nanotechnology Research and Application Center has been awarded with EU FP7-Cooperation NMP Program for his project entitled “Developing Innovative Outreach and Dialogue on responsible nanotechnologies in EU civil society “
Dr. Volkan Özgüz, Director of SU Nanotechnology Research and Application Center has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 4004 Programfor his project entitled “Hands-on Training and Workshops for Micro and Nano Technologies".
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Gülgün, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with Bilateral Cooperation 2508 Program for his project entitled "Study of Li (de)intercalation Mechanisms in olivine-type Cathode Materials for Li-ion Batteries at the Academic Level."
Prof. Dr. Yaşar Gürbüz, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1003 Programme for his project entitled " Developing a Lab-on-a-chip Portable Medical Device to Diagnose/Measure Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Indicators”
Dr. Ali Koşar, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1003 Programme for his project entitled " Design and Development of National Endoscopy Device (which is stable againts Hidrodynamic Cavitation) for Medical Applications”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bülent Çatay, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TUBITAK 2515 Program for his project entitled “New Approaches and Methodologıes to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Transportation Networks”
Prof. Dr. İlker Birbil, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TUBITAK 2515 Program for his project entitled “Solving Optimization Problems with Separable Convex Objective Functions Arising in Electricity Transmission Networks by Column and Row Generation”.
Dr. Hayriye Ünal, SU Nanotechnology Research and Application Center, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 3501 Program for her project entitled “Fluorescent nanostructures based on cyanine dyes and DNA decorated carbon nanotubes: Development, characterization, cellular imaging applications”.
Dr. Yuki Kaneko, Foundations Development, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for her project entitled “Spectral and Temporal Characterization of Magnetar Bursts”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Volkan Patoğlu, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Design of Safe and Autonomous Service Robot Systems”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ünal Ertan, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Physical Properties and Evolutionary Connections of Young Neutron Star Systems”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tonguç Ünlüyurt, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Two extensions of the Sequential Testing Problem: Jointly batching and sequencing tests and estimating the expected cost of testing strategies”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür Gürbüz, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for her project entitled “A New Full Duplex Communication Architecture For Wireless Networks”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Levent Öztürk, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Effects of Magnesium and Potassium Nutrition on Transport of Photoassimilates under Elevated Carbon Dioxide Conditions”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kürşat Şendur, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Femtosecond Optical Pulse Shaping using Patterned Plasmonic Surfaces”.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İzak Atiyas, Faculty Member of the Arts & Social Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Firm level productivity in Turkey: Its evolution, distribution and the role of misallocation”.
Prof. Dr. İlker Birbil, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Advanced Parallel Optimization Algorithms for Big Data Analysis Using Machine Learning”.
Prof. Dr. Canan Atılgan, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for her project entitled “Computational and Experimental Investigation of Binding–Release Dynamics in Intracellular Iron Carrier Proteins”.
Dr. Bahattin Koç, Faculty Member of the Engineering and Natural Sciences, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “Additive Manufacturing of Multifunctional Nano-composite Structures”.
Dr. Alp Yürüm, SU Nanotechnology Research and Application Center, has been awarded with TÜBİTAK 1001 Program for his project entitled “The Enhancment of Lithium-Ion Batteries’ Capacity and Life With the Development of Lithium Ion Mobility Between the Layers of Titanate Based Electrodes”.
Sabancı University has been awarded with 12 new grants from TÜBİTAK 1001 Research Program, 1 new grants from TÜBİTAK 3501 Career Development Program for within the scope of the March 2013 application period.
Prof. Dr. Bahri Yılmaz, FASS Faculty Member, has been awarded with EU Lifelong Learning Jean Monnet Program- European Module for his project entitled “European-Mediterranean Relations: Challenges for the Mediterranean Region”.

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