Istanbul Aydin University 2022-2023 Academic Year opening ceremony was held in Halit Aydın Campus with the opening lesson of T.R. Defence Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir. İstanbul Aydın University President Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Aydın, IAU Rector Prof. Dr. Yadigar İzmirli, Vice Rectors, deans, lots academicians, administrative staffs and students attended the ceremony which III. Halit Aydın Science and Research Awards found the owners.
After stand in silence and the Turkish National Anthem, IAU Rector Prof. Dr. Yadigar İzmirli and IAU President made their opening speeches. Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Aydın emphasized that İstanbul Aydın University which has an innovative vision, closely follows recent developments in the fields of industry and technology and it exhibits an active identity about both academy-sector collaboration and scientific works, in his speech. In this context, he stated that he wished T.R. Defence Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir to give the first lesson of IAU 2022-2023 and that he was very glad of his honoring.
T.R. Defence Industry President that gave the opening lesson of IAU 2022-2023 Academic Year, made a comprehensive presentation that grounds on the leap in the fields of industry and technology. “If you don’t have security; neither your economy and education, nor your social and political conditions, nor your other works do not matter. Because you can not reach the goal.” said Demir and drew attention to the importance of accelerated works in the field of security field.
In addition, Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir gave advices to the youth. “Being strong means being knowledgeable. The knowledge is created under this academic roof. Nowadays, knowledge may be easily accessible but the important things are understanding, interiorizing and applying correctly the knowledge.” said Demir and underlined the need to successfully transfer acquired data to the practice. Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir continued his words in the way that “Today, everyone speaks of our UAV and UCAV. Our products became a world brand. And this is a concrete indication that we are applying knowledge correctly.” And he gave important messages to the youth about the need to use time efficiently.
A video about the past and present of Istanbul Aydın University and a pleasant music concert by IAU Faculty of Education-Music Education Department were also included in the ceremony.