Tez Ödülü’nün amacı, tez konularının ülkemizin gelişimine, kültür ve düşün dünyasına katkıda bulunmasını sağlamak ve ülkemizin temel bilimde araştırma gücünü ODTÜ olarak artırmaktır.
Informatics Institute, established in 1996 at METU, is one of the first of its kind in Turkey. Informatics Institute provides a unique collaborative research and learning environment in informatics. Our faculty and students are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and interests and our curricula emphasize the interaction and interchange between researchers working in all areas of informatics. Informatics Institute has established different specialization areas in five departments. Each area has pioneering initiatives in their respective academic field and each is strongly committed to interdisciplinary collaborations within the university and beyond.