TASSA'18 Conference will be held on June 2-3, 2018 in Boston, MA at the Boston University. The conference chair will be Dr. Selim Ünlü PhD, Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the co-chair will be Nese Lortlar Ünlü, MD Research Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University.
TASSA'18 Conference theme is "Disruptive Ideas and Technologies".
TASSA conferences bring a very large number of Turkish-American Scientists together and also provide a networking opportunity for future collaborations.
TASSA team welcomes all Turkish-American Scientists and Scholars to the conference.
Dr. Kenan Sahin is the founder/ President of TIAX LLC and also its Chief Technology Officer. He is also the founder and the interim President of CAMX Power which formerly was a division of TIAX LLC and in May 2014 became a separate company.
Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal was born in Eskisehir in 1965. He was schooled at Yunusemre Primary School, Atatürk Secondary School and Engine Vocational High School. Professor Mandal received his bachelor's degree from the Department of Metallurgical Engineering from Middle East Technical University as an honour student in 1987, and his Ph.D degree from Newcastle University, the United Kingdom in 1992.
Daron Acemoglu is the Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the Economic Growth Program of the Canadian Institute of Advanced Research.
Dr. Yalcin Ayasli, Chairman of TCA, received the Macedonia Friendship Award of United Macedonia Diaspora (UMD) at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Skopje in the presence of His Excellency Gjorge Ivanov, President of Macedonia.
Charles DeLisi is the Metcalf Professor of Science and Engineering at Boston University, and also served as Dean of the College of Engineering from 1990 to 2000. Prior to moving to Boston University, he was Professor and Chair of Biomathematical Sciences and Professor of Molecular Biology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Dr. Kenneth R. Lutchen, is Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. He received his B.S. from the University of Virginia and Ph.D from Case Western Reserve University. He has published over 135 peer-reviewed journal articles.
Orhun K. Muratoglu, Ph.D., is the Director of the Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory and Director of the Technology Implementation Research Center (TIRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital, Alan Gerry Scholar at Mass General, and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Grammy-nominated composer and CMES Harvard University fellow (2013-15) Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol made his Carnegie Hall debut in April 2016 premiering his commissioned piece Harabat/The Intoxicated with the American Composers Orchestra.
Dr. Yener received his Bachelor of Music degree in voice/opera, from Dokuz Eylul University State Conservatory in 1989. After graduation, he conducted studies on vocal mechanism and singing voice at Speech and Hearing Clinic at Aegean University Medical School, in Izmir.
Yesim Alkaya Yener's musical talent was discovered at an early age while she studied piano at the State Conservatory of Ankara and she won the right to continue her education on the status for "Specially Talented and Gifted Children." She received her Bachelor Degree at the age of 18, after which she went to the U.S. for advanced studies in Piano.
The biennial conference of TASSA (Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association) has the broad objective to establish a forum and create a dynamic platform for American, Turkish and Turkish-American scientists and scholars to explore and develop science, innovation and collaboration bridges.
TASSA's mission is to promote educational, scientific and technological cooperation between the USA and Turkey and to facilitate the advancement of science in Turkey and the USA through scientific exchange, educational programs and increased networking.