1st ASELSAN Academy Workshop Completed

The 1st ASELSAN Academy Workshop under "ASELSAN Academy Program" was carried out between October 13 and 15, 2018 at Middle East Technical University's Northern Cyprus campus. The ASELSAN Academy Program had been started in 2017 with a protocol signed between CoHE and ASELSAN. Thanks to the program, which was constituted between ASELSAN and 4 research universities of Turkey, namely Gazi University, GTU, ITU and METU, ASELSAN employees have had the opportunity to conduct defense sector-focused master's and doctoral studies. 

As part of the workshop, the master's thesis and doctoral dissertation topics specified within the scope of ASELSAN's advanced technology projects were discussed in detail. The collaboration is expected to be supported with R&D projects financed by ASELSAN's own resources.

The GTU participants in the workshop were Prof. Arif Çağdaş Aydınoğlu (PhD), Director, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences (as ASELSAN Academy Board Member); Prof. Ahmet Yavuz Oral (PhD), Director, Insitute of Nanotechnology (on behalf of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering); Prof. Ali Alkumru (PhD), Head of Department, Department of Electronics Engineering, and Faculty Members Assoc. Prof. Koray Kayabol (PhD) and Asst. Prof. Hüseyin Arda Ülkü (PhD) on behalf of the Department of Electronics Engineering; Prof. Fevzi Bedir (PhD), Acting Head of Department; Department of Mechanical Engineering (on behalf of the Department of Mechanical Engineering); Prof. Yusuf Sinan Akgül (PhD), Head of Department, Department of Computer Engineering, and Faculty Members Assoc. Prof. Erdoğan Sevilgen (PhD) and Asst. Prof. Yakup Genç (PhD) on behalf of the Department of Computer Engineering.