Awards & Others

Humboldt Research Award, 2016
  • Mustafa Parlar Foundation, Science Award, 2015
  • IEEE/SMCS Distinguished Lecturer (2015-2017)
Recipient of China’s Qianren Program Professorship, 2013
  • Excellence in Research Award of Bogazici University, 2013
Guest Professor of Wuhan University, China (2012-2015)
  • IEEE/CIS Distinguished Lecturer (2012-2014)
  • IEEE/IES Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award (for contributions to variable structure systems theory and its fusion with intelligent control methodologies), 2011
  • IEEE/IES Distinguished Lecturer (2005-…)
  • IEEE/IES Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award, 2005
  • Guest Professor of Harbin Institute of Technology, China (2004-2006)
  • IEEE Fellow Grade, 2003 (for contributions to variable structure systems theory and its applications in mechatronics)
  • Excellence in Research Award of Bogazici University,2003
  • 2003 APNNA (Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly) Leadership Award
  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000
  • Honorary Professorship of Banki Donat Polytechnic, 1999
  • IFAC Japan Foundation Scholarship (1990)
  • Matsumae International Foundation Fellowship (9/1981-5/1982)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship (9/1986-9/1987)
  • Turkish State Fellowship for Study Abroad (9/1964-9/1972)
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