Election of Elvan Ceyhan to the Global Young Academy


Dear Colleagues and Students

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Elvan Ceyhan,  Associate Professor of Mathematics, has recently been elected for membership in the Global Young Academy (GYA - GYA members are elected for a 4-year term, after which they attain alumni status. GYA membership is open to all researchers working in any evidence-based discipline, including the Natural Sciences and Medicine, Engineering, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities. As of 2013, the GYA has 155 members who are leading young scientists from 55 countries and all continents, and 63 alumni. The GYA membership will expand to a maximum of 200 members, each serving a four-year term. The members are selected based on the excellence of their scholarly work and their commitment to service.  GYA was officially founded in February 2010 with the support by IAP: the Global Network of Science Academies ( and is currently being managed with the help of the German National Academy of Sciences-Leopoldina, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities-BBAW, and the German Young Academy.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Ceyhan for this important recognition.



Alphan Sennarošlu

Dean, College of Sciences