Kitey receives award for outstanding dissertation

Published: May 2, 2007 10:31:38 AM
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Rajesh Kitey, an Auburn graduate with a doctorate in mechanical engineering, has been selected as a recipient of this year's Carolyn Taylor Carr Outstanding Dissertation Award by the Auburn chapter of the Sigma-Xi Honors Society for her dissertation, "Microstructure effects on fracture behavior of particulate composites: Investigation of toughening mechanisms using optical and boundary element method." Kitey is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The award was presented May 1 during the annual Sigma Xi awards reception.