UMRAM’s former PhD student Yigitcan Eryaman earned 2012 Serhat Ozyar Honor Prize. This year 3 scientists received the Young Scientist Award, three others earned Honor Prize and Jury Special Prize was given to one other scientist. These prizes are given outstanding young scientists who have earned PhD degree in last one year. While we congratulate Yigitcan Eryaman for the well-deserved prize, we also remember Dr. Serhat Ozyar. Dr. Ozyar was a young and very successful scientist when he lost his life in 2012. He earned his PhD degree from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University and was working in the same department as an Assistant Professor.