Ph.D. alumna named overall winner of the INTC 2007 Best Paper for INTC 2007 Conference

Published: May 23, 2008 1:00:00 AM
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Fatma Selcen Kilinc-Balci

Fatma S. Kilinc-Balci

CARY, NC - March 12, 2008 -  A total of 16 of the best technical papers focusing on research in the nonwovens industry have been recognized by INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and TAPPI, Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, as the Best Papers presented at INTC 2007, held last September in Houston, Tex.

Almost 300 professionals from industry and academia heard more than 70 technical papers during INTC 2007. The annual technical conference is co-sponsored by INDA and the Nonwovens Division of TAPPI.

The overall winner of the INTC 2007 Best Paper wais Fatma Kilinc-Balci, of Auburn University, for a paper entitled "Extrusion of Composite Fibers."  Fatma S. Kilinc-Balci (presenter), Xiuling Fan, Hasan Kocer and Roy M. Broughton. Kilinc-Balci receiveda $1000 award for this recognition.

"Cutting-edge research from both academia and industry is vital to the future of our business and the papers that have been selected as recipients of this recognition represent the 'Best of the Best' in the vital research that will bring our industry into the future," says INDA Technical Director Steve Ogle.

INTC 2008 will be held September 8-11 at the Hilton Americas in Houston,Tex. For more information: