The Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) hosted the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Research Support Programs Departments’ (TÜBİTAK-ARDEB) Acting Vice President Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Arıcı. Presenting at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy auditorium Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı gave a conference on the programs that are carried out within the remit of TÜBİTAK-ARDEB. The conference was attended by Vice Rector for EMU Promotional Affairs Prof. Dr. Hıfsiye Pulhan, deans of the faculties, deputy deans, department heads, academicians and students.
In his speech, Vice President of TÜBİTAK-ARDEB, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı stated that ARDEM is a program that is supported across Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), and stressed that ARDEN is supported by universities, industry, science, people and science-society activities, supported by 4 units. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı advised he has been working within TUBITAK for 13 years and currently continues his role within ARDEB.
Project Supported by EMU
In his speech, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı presented the project “Synthesis of Magnetic-Chitosan Micro / Nano-Composite Beads with Multi-Hydroxy Function and Use as Boron Binders”. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı stated that the project is within the ARDEB supported programs and receives TÜBİTAK support. At the end of the conference, EMU Vice Rector for Promotional Affairs Prof. Dr. Hıfsiye Pulhan, presented Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Arıcı with Lefkara work specific to Northern Cyprus.
EMU Rector Visit
Prior to the conference, Acting Vice President of TÜBİTAK-ARDEB Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı visited EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam at his office. Prof. Dr. Osam, thanked Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı for his visit and informed Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı of the research activities and opportunities at EMU. During his visit to the Rector, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arıcı provided information on the works carried out by TÜBİTAK-ARDEB.