The coronavirus epidemic, which is affecting the world, is steadily growing, Professor Dr. Semra Şardaş pointed out that the vaccine will be available after the third phase of clinical studies. Professor Dr Şardaş said: “So far, a drug or vaccine that provides full immunity to the virus or can definitely cure the disease has not been revealed. The release of the coronavirus vaccine may take the end of 2020,” she said.
Istinye University, which integrated digital transformation into its education processes, had no difficulties in switching to remote education during the COVID-19 pandemic and during this period of online education the school also managed to offer certain applied courses remotely thanks to its established technical infrastructure. The first example of this was the applied course on Digital Pathology.
Assoc. Prof. Şener Özönder, a lecturer in our Faculty of Engineering works as one of the four researchers in the project entitled “Nano-Developed and Scalable Quantum Dot Solar Cell Design, Manufacturing and Characterization” prepared within the Nanotechnology Research Center of Istanbul Technical University (ITUnano).
Ataberk Özaydın, a freshman at the Department of Software Engineering in our Faculty of Engineering, developed a new mobile app with his software team of five following a 3-month study. The team’s app shortly achieved success on app markets.
Our Faculty of Engineering produced face shields to deliver to healthcare workers from various hospitals who make every single effort to help those suffering from COVID-19.
We will continue our support for healthcare workers in these challenging times.