• Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Science Foundation (NSF) MRSEC Program through the University of Washington Genetically Engineered Materials Science and Engineering Center (DMR 0520567) (PIs: Mehmet Sarikaya & Ram Samudrala).

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Army Research Office (ARO) DURINT program through the University of Washington (DAAD19-01-1-04999) (PI: Mehmet Sarikaya).

  • TCBG Computational Biophysics Workshop (20/107 applicants selected). An NIH-sponsored Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Biophysics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Chicago, IL, USA, June 9-13, 2005.

  • Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)-NATO-A2 Research Grant (to visit Max-Planck-Institut für Metallforschung, Stuttgart, GERMANY, 2001).

  • Fulbright Conference Travel Grant (MRS 2001 Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA).

  • The Best Thesis Award 2000,Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education & Research Foundation, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, TURKEY.


  • Co-PI, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK) Research Projects No. 104M399: Computer Simulation of Electromigration-Induced Failure of Metallic Interconnects: Special Reference to the Effects of Diffusion Anisotropy and Thermal stresses on the Evolution of Surface Morphology and Cathode Failure. ($ 100,000) (PI: Tarik Omer Ogurtani).

  • Co-PI, TUBITAK Research Projects No. 107M011: Computer simulations of electromigration driven intragranular macro-voids and grain boundary grooves under the hydrostatic and biaxial stress systems in metallic thin film interconnects. ($ 110,000) (PI: Tarik Omer Ogurtani).