Established by the Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences Division (DESD) to recognize persons who have made major lifetime contributions in nuclear science and engineering towards minimizing environmental footprint, attaining long-term global sustainable energy and development, and having shown great foresight in elucidating these goals as recorded in archival publications.
The award honors the late Dr. W. Bennett Lewis, a visionary who understood the importance of providing a clean and abundant source of energy to support the world population for generations to come. This award is limited to living persons. It is not limited to members of ANS or to residents of the US.
Nominations must include a statement of 500-1000 words describing the candidate's major accomplishments, the significance and implications of his/her lifetime contributions in nuclear science and engineering towards attaining long-term global sustainable energy and development, and having shown great foresight as recorded in archival publications.
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Presented: Annual Meeting or Winter Meeting
Monetary Award: $1,000 to recipient
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hard copies can be mailed to:Honors and Awards
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