UNAM receives the 2015 Islamic Development Bank Science and Technology Prize!
In recognition of its contributions to nanoscience and nanotechnology, UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center is awarded Islamic Development Bank’s Prize for Science and Technology. This award is annually presented to “institutions having achieved outstanding contribution to a given scientific discipline” by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
A national nanotechnology research center available to researchers all over the country!
UNAM is a national research center available to all researchers from academia and industry. Being a center of excellence in nanotechnology, UNAM conducts high caliber research and trains highly qualified personnel. UNAM also hosts over 800 users from academia and industry and serves as a hub for exchange of information.
Thank you for inviting me to UNAM and allocating time for discussions and tours. I am impressed with the speed that the Center has formed. The dedication of the personnel, the level of activity I witnessed and the excitement seen on the faces of the students and researchers have truly took me by surprise. I was also amazed at the long term vision coupled with inclusiveness and multidisciplinary n…
Zeynep Çelik-ButlerProfessor of Electrical Engineering Director of Nanotechnology Research and Teaching Facility University of Texas at Arlington
We have been collaborating with UNAM groups for more than four years. In addition, we have used UNAM infrastructure on several occasions. UNAM is unique in Turkey, in the sense that the infrastructure is very well maintained and is very easily accessible to researchers all across Turkey. We are also very proud of the world-wide accomplishments of UNAM researchers. I would like to thank you for th…
Selçuk AktürkAssoc. Prof. Dr.Istanbul Technical University
I have been using the facilities of National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) since 2011. Some of the equipments that I have been using are Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS), Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Raman Spectrometer, Fourier Transform IR Spectrometer, X-ray Electron Spectrometer, X-ray Diffaction Spectrometer, Differential Scanni…
Hatice DuranAsst. Prof. Dr. TOBB ETU University Department of Material Science and Nanotechnology Engineering
My project application has been approved immediately, my registration to the device reservation system has been completed within half an hour and I have been able to do my measurements with the support of academic staff. With the data that I acquired at UNAM, I am going to return to MIT and continue my PhD in Cambridge, MA. Being able to do science rapidly, owing to UNAM’s effective and fast sy…
Mehmet Cengiz OnbaşlıPh.D. CandidateMIT
I felt very welcome while I was doing my research at UNAM. The center not only makes possible the use of its diverse facilities for all researchers of Turkey, it can also become a hub, I thought, for academicians, researchers to initiate new and exciting research opportunities.
Seda BeyazPhD Candidate Balıkesir University
I have been working at UNAM in the scope of my Tubitak 3501 project, titled “Development of an optical nanosensor with metal nanoparticles for the detection of cancer antigen 125 (CA125)“. I have used several equipments at UNAM including X-ray photoelectron spectrometer, Fourier Transform IR Spectrometer, UV-VIS Spectrometer, Raman Spectrometer and Scanning Electron Microscope. The fact that I…
İlknur TunçAsst. Prof. Dr.THK University
We have been using the equipment available at National Nanotechnology Research Center for a few years. Specifically, we are regularly using the high resoultion mass spectrometer. The quality service we are getting from UNAM is significanlty adding to the value of our research.
The challenges we face during the measurements are tackled with the help of UNAM’s generous staff. We are very glad to …
Metin BalcıProf. Dr.Middle East Technical University Department of Chemistry
We have been using the high resolution mass spectrometer in order to analyze our samples. We are very satisfied with the service provided during the sample preparation and the analysis. We would like to stress that we are very impressed with the dedication of the technical and administrative personnel at UNAM.
Metin ZoraProf. Dr.Middle East Technical University Chemistry Department
I have met UNAM in 2008 during a TUBITAK project I was leading. I have used UNAM infrastructure during this project. Later on my students have used UNAM clean room on several occasions.
I would like to express my gratitude to all researchers who took part in establishment of UNAM. The idea of shared equipment is revolutionary for Turkish universities. UNAM plays a leading role in developing know-…
Bülent ÇakmakProf. Dr.Vice Rector Erzurum Technical University