The 6th Undergraduate Research Day organized by AdımODTÜ will take place on Friday, December 22, at 17.45 in the Kemal Kurdaş Hall at METU Culture and Convention Center. AdımODTÜ aims to provide information about undergraduate research examples and opportunities at METU to the students interested in research at the undergraduate level through the Undergraduate Research Day, while also encouraging exchange of ideas among students. With these objectives, AdımODTÜ has been supporting the undergraduate projects of METU students since 2018 through the fund it has established with the contributions of donors.
In the sixth edition of AdımODTÜ Undergraduate Research Day will take place on December 22 in the Kemal Kurdaş Hall at the Culture and Convention Center. In the first part of the panel, Prof. Dr. Eren Kalay, the Advisor to the President, will talk about AdımODTÜ Undergraduate Research Projects, explain how those who are interested can apply, and provide detailed information about Matter, Turkey’s first undergraduate research journal.
In the second part of the panel, students conducting undergraduate research studies will share their experiences in this regard. First, Çağrı Yıldırım and Umut Dakılır will present their project titled “METUVERSE (Metaverse Campus of METU),” which will be followed by the presentation to be delivered by İrem Nur Yüksel and İsa Özdemir on their project titled “REFRESH (The Future of Zero Waste).” Lastly, Alp Yılmaz, Doğa Türkmen, and İnci Şahin will share their experiences on their project titled “Lessons Learned from Paper Masura House.”
Following the Q&A session, there will be poster presentations in the main foyer area to share examples of undergraduate research studies conducted at METU as well as a cocktail.
1062 Undergraduate Students in 242 Projects Funded in the Last 5 Years
AdımODTÜ funded a total of 1062 undergraduate students who took part in 242 undergraduate research projects, 17 of them being conducted in 2018, 27 in 2019, 57 in 2020, 64 in 2021, and 77 in 2022.