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Mark Mills Award


Recognizes the important contributions of the late Mark Mills to nuclear science and engineering. It is awarded to the graduate student author who submits the best original technical paper contributing to the advancement of science and engineering related to the atomic nucleus.

Selection Method

To be eligible for the award, a student must have been registered in a graduate degree program at a recognized institution of higher learning for one year prior to the award, and a certification of this fact must be made by his/her faculty advisor on the nomination form. The competition is open to a graduate student completing the work on which his/her paper is based from a minimum of four months prior to the award to a maximum of sixteen months prior to the award. A thesis is not acceptable. A paper already published or submitted for publication is eligible if nominated by the faculty advisor. A paper jointly authored is eligible if the candidate has the primary responsibility. Multiple nominees by a nominator, nomination of past recipients of the award, and multiple-year nominations of the same paper are prohibited.

Nomination Deadline:
Monetary Award:
August 1
Winter Meeting

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to

Hard copies can be mailed to:

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