Dr. Kittrell has received the R & D 100 Award as one of the 100 most technologically significant new products of the year, termed "The Oscars of Invention" by the Chicago Tribune.
KSE received the SBIR Technology of the Year Award, for Environment, Energy and Resource Management.
KSE was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the Environmental Innovator Technology Award, the Small Business Innovative Research Award, and by a second R&D 100 Award.
KSE has been awarded a grant of $3 Million by the U.S. Department of Energy to accelerate commercialization of KSE's new Reactive Distillation technology of energy savings in distillation.
Dr. Kittrell has published over 100 technical articles and is an inventor on over 50 U.S. Patents.