Every year, the Middle East Technical University Parlar Foundation recognizes the achievements of scientists and scholars from a variety of fields for their exceptional research productivity, in honor of the late METU professor Mustafa Parlar.
This year, two Bilkent faculty members are recipients of METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation Research Incentive Awards. Assoc. Prof. İlker Temizer of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Asst. Prof. Engin Durgun of the Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology have received 2015 Mustafa Parlar Awards.