Carnegie Mellon University

Burcu Akinci

Burcu Akinci Named University Professor

Burcu Akinci, along with four other Carnegie Mellon University faculty members, has been elevated to the rank of University Professor, the highest distinction a faculty member can receive at Carnegie Mellon.

“University Professors are individuals who embody the mission of CMU through their contributions to education and research, as well as their strong commitment to the community,” said Provost and Chief Academic Officer James H. Garrett Jr. “This year, we were pleased to identify five individuals who demonstrate this high standard every day as educators and leaders at the university.”

University Professors are distinguished by international recognition and for their contributions to education, artistic creativity and/or research. These individuals exemplify this high level of achievement and commitment to the university and the broader academic communities.

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