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Oral Buyukozturk receives lifetime achievement award from Swiss Federal Labs

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Golden Mirko Ros MedalEMPA, the Swiss Federal Research Laboratory for Materials Science and Technology, awarded the Golden Mirko Ros Medal to CEE Professor Oral Buyukozturk on May 16, during opening session of the 2011 International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures held at Istanbul Technical University. The award honors Buyukozturk’s “most valuable and sustained contributions to materials science and engineering in the domain of civil engineering, and for his outstanding research support to EMPA over the last two decades,” said Professor Urs Meier, a former director of EMPA. Read a news story.