A BRIEF HISTORY OF TURCMOS
The idea of TURCMOS (International Turkish Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy) was put forward by Ozan Unsalan during the Polish Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy (POLCMOS) 2011 which was held in Poland. Then, first TURCMOS was held in Istanbul at Harbiye Military Museum Congress Hall in 2013 by Ozan Unsalan, Gülce Öğrüç Ildız and Sevgi BAYARI. Around 250 participants attended to 1st TURCMOS.
2nd TURCMOS was organized succesfully in 2015 in Akdeniz University in Antalya by the participation of around 100 scientists from all over the world. Selected papers of 1st TURCMOS were published in Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. After 2nd TURCMOS, a steering committee (Ozan Unsalan, Gülce Öğrüç Ildız, Sevgi Bayarı and Erol Eroğlu) and organizing committee was constructed. TURCMOS is being organized bianually.
Many spectroscopy companies have been supporters of TURCMOS so far such as Bruker, Renishaw, WITEC, B&WTek, Avantes and so on. We are also proud of Turkish Airlines as TURCMOS official airlines.