Science and Technology in Turkey is centrally planned by TÜBİTAK and in responsibility of universities and research institutes. Research and development activities in Turkey show a significant jump in recent years.
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- Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
- Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA)
- Defense Industries Research and Development Institute
- Turkish Atomic Energy Authority
- Marmara Research Center
- National Metrology Institute
- National Nanotechnology Research Center
- Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center
- Turkish National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology
- Space Technologies Research Institute
There are six universities in Turkey which are dedicated to engineering, technology and sciences.
- Istanbul Technical University (1773)
- Yıldız Technical University (1911)
- Karadeniz Technical University (1955)
- Middle East Technical University (1956)
- Gebze Technical University (1992)
- Bursa Technical University (2010)
- Erzurum Technical University (2010)
- Adana University of Science and Technology
- İzmir Institute of Technology
- TOBB University of Economics and Technology
Electronics and nanoscience and nanotechnology are also emerging with projected positive growth in Turkey, with companies like ENTEKNO, SAMPAS, Inovenso, Nano109 and Grafen Chemical Industries pioneering research and development for nano materials, green technology and commercial production of nanotechnology products.
Notable scientists from Turkey
- Cahit Arf, mathematician, known for the Arf invariant
- Hulusi Behçet, dermatologist, known for reporting the Behçet's disease
- Feza Gürsey, physicist
- Erdal İnönü, physicist, winner of the 2004 Wigner Medal
- Muzafer Sherif, psychologist, one of the founders of social psychology
- Oktay Sinanoğlu, chemist
- Aziz Sancar, chemist, awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
- Gazi Yaşargil, neurosurgeon, known as the father of microneurosurgery
- Celâl Şengör, geologist, known for tectonics of Turkey and Asia
- Sabri Ergun, Chemical Engineer, known with Ergun equation
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