Dr. Yusuf Altintas named one of UBC’s Distinguished University Scholars

Professor Yusuf Altintas headshot

Professor Yusuf Altintas

MECH professor Yusuf Altintas was recently named a UBC Distinguished University Scholar (DUS) for 2016.

Each year, the Distinguished University Scholar (DUS) program recognizes exceptional faculty members who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research, teaching and learning. This distinction is granted for five years, and is renewable once, and includes a one-time $20,000 research award and a $20,000 per annum salary stipend, payable for the duration of the award period.

Dr. Altintas joins ten others, from across a wide range of departments and programs, who will be acknowledged at the Annual Research Awards on April 5, 2017.

Congratulations Dr. Altintas on this prestigious award!


Click here for the full list of this year’s Distinguished University Scholars.