TexRobots Team (Kadir Özlem, Ayşe Feyza Yılmaz, Fidan Khalilbayli, Ömür Fatmanur Erzurumluoğlu) from ITU Soft Sensors Lab  led by  Assist. Prof. Dr. Gökhan İNCE (Department of Computer Engineering) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür ATALAY (Department of Textile Engineering) won the first prize in the Biotechnology and Innovation Competition with their project titled “Texrobot for Hand Paralysis Rehabilitation”.  SofTex Team (Uğur Ayvaz, Kadir Özlem, Ayşe Feyza Yılmaz, Ali Emre Öztaş) won the third prize in the Communication Technologies Competition with the project titled "Real-Time Activity and Heart Rate Detection Using Textile-Based Sensors".

Res. Asst. Doğukan Arslan from İTÜ NLP Research Group led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülşen Eryiğit (Department of Artificial Intelligence and Data Engineering) won the third prize in the Turkish Natural Language Processing Competition with his project titled "The Expert Who Allows Easy Access to Supreme Court Decisions with Semantic Similarity Methods"
We congratulate our students and professors for their success at TEKNOFEST 2021 and wish them continued success.