Honors

2013 Ph. D Thesis Supervisor of Can Barış Top, 2012-2013 Academic Year, Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation Best Thesis Award Winner
2010 M. Sc. Thesis Supervisor of Hasan Balkar Erdoğan, 2008-2009 Academic Year, METU Best Thesis Award Winner, METU  Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
2010 James Edward Zimmerman Prize, In recognition of his contribution to advances in the field of SQUID technology, International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering,
BIOMAG 2010, Dubrovnik, Croatia
2010 IV. SEIS National Medical Device Project Award Winner, Low-cost, efficient brain computer interface design and prototype development, Nevzat G. Gençer , H.Balkar Erdoğan, Berna Akıncı, Erman Acar, Ali Bülent Uşaklı, Health Industry Employers’ Association of Turkey (SEIS)
2008 Co-author of an article listed in the short-list of the Alfred Nightingale Award 2008, Medical & Biological Engineering & Comput. (Ataseven Y, Akalin-Acar Z, Acar CE, Gencer NG (2008) Parallel implementation of the accelerated BEM approach for EMSI of the human brain, Med. Biol. Eng. Comp. 46:671-679)
2006-2007 Middle East Technical University, Thesis of the Year Award, Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation, M. Sc. Thesis Supervisor of Koray Ö. Özkan
2004-2005 Middle East Technical University, Thesis of the Year Award, Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation, Ph. D. Thesis Supervisor of Zeynep Akalın
2003 Research Incentive Award, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK)
2001-2002 Middle East Technical University, Thesis of the Year Award, Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation, M. Sc. Thesis Supervisor of Başak Ülker Karbeyaz
2000 1999 Academic Achievement Award of the Middle East Technical University (METU)
1999 Research  Incentive Award, Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation
1998 Nominated by the Electrical Engineering Department and the Dean of Engineering Faculty for the Research Incentive Award of Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council.
1997 Associate Professorship, Institute of Higher Education
1996 Research Assistant Support  provided under the Research Assistant  Support Program of  Natural Sciences Institute of  the METU
1994 Turkish Scientific Research Council postdoctoral fellowship
1988 Erol Gelenbe One of the best M. Sc. Thesis Award in Electrical and  Electronic Engineering   Department   of  METU