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Walter H. Zinn Award

Established in 1976, this award is administered by the Operations and Power Division to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of nuclear power. It honors Walter H. Zinn, the Society's first president.

This award is granted to an individual for a notable and sustained contribution to the nuclear power industry that has not been widely recognized. It may be a technical contribution, one of leadership, or other notable service to the industry.

Zinn Award recipients are selected by the Operations and Power Division Honors and Awards Committee. Nominations (candidate names and supporting information) for the Zinn Award can be submitted throughout the year by Operations and Power Division members to the division Honors and Awards Committee chair. Nominees need not be ANS members. An appropriately inscribed plaque is p resented at the Operations and Power Division luncheon during the ANS Annual Meeting.

Nomination Deadline:
March 1st
OPD Luncheon - Annual Meeting

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

Hard copies can be mailed to:

Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526-5535

For more information, please visit the Operations and Power Division website.

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