International Turkic World Congress on Science and Engineering Book of Abstracts 17-18 June 2019, Niğde - Turkey
Çelik, Cahit Tağı
Yıldırım, Mustafa Yusuf
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The congress covers all areas related to engineering and natural sciences. I am very pleased that topics presented in the conference covers a very wide area in this meaning. Needless to say, hosting such an important and timely academic event gave us great pleasure but at the same time put on our shoulders an enormous task of making your stay enjoyable and fruitful. We all know the importance of developments in science and technology in the welfare of the societies. Investing in education, in particular, science and technology is a very vital for the future of every country. We, as the Turkic and Islamic World, had made important contribution to the scientific advances in the past. Research on the history of science reveals that incredible scientific advances were made in both the Muslim and Turkic worlds during the dark ages of medieval Europe. Geniuses in Otrar (Farab), Samarkand, Baghdad, Cairo, Damascus and Cordoba took on the scholarly works of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Greece, India and China and contributed to the accumulation of knowledge for a long time. These efforts led the emergence of new disciplines like algebra, trigonometry and chemistry as well as major advances in medicine, astronomy, engineering and agriculture. Renaissance benefited from these scientific advancements that include the contribution of humankind to the accumulation of knowledge over the centuries from different civilizations. As far as the medieval scientists of the Muslim world is concerned, they articulated so brilliantly that science is universal and it is the common language of the human race. However, for a long time, we, as the Muslim and Turkic World, have been following the scientific advances developed mainly in the West rather than leading...