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Science and technology in Turkey
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.
There are seven universities in Turkey which are dedicated to engineering, technology and sciences.
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