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Alvin M. Weinberg Medal

This award was established in 1995 to honor Alvin M. Weinberg and to provide international recognition for contributions to the understanding of the social implications of nuclear technology. The award is made to an individual in recognition of outstanding international technical and policy leadership in nuclear science and technology and for consistently and effectively illuminating the human dimensions of the nuclear enterprise. The recipient must have demonstrated such achievements over a sustained period of several years.

Nominees need not be ANS members, but must be living at the time of nomination, and may be from any nation.

Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A letter of recommendation
  • A narrative summary of about 1,000 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements
  • A list of publications
  • A brief chronological resume
  • Letters of support (support letters recommended but not required, no more than five)
Nomination Deadline:
Monetary Award:
August 1st
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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