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ROMESH BATRA WINS ASME AWARD 

Dr. Romesh Batra, who has a currently funded CenTiRe project, has won the 2015 American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Honorary Membership Award.  This award is given to no more than 5 people worldwide annually.  Dr. Batra received the award for his “outstanding mentoring of more than 100 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and for pioneering work in applied mechanics including rubber-covered rolls, nonlinear elasticity, laminated plates, functionally graded structures, instabilities in microelectromechanical systems, mechanical characterization of carbon nanotubes, and adiabatic shear banding”.  Congratulations Dr. Batra.