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Meritorious Performance in Operations Award

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Established in 1984 to recognize and honor outstanding achievement in the field of nuclear reactor operations. The recipient may be a team or an individual. The award is intended for licensed and unlicensed personnel who comprise an active part of the operation of a nuclear facility and who have performed these duties in an exemplary manner. They need not be ANS members.

Following are several activities that may qualify the candidate for outstanding performance in the operation of nuclear facilities:

  • Long-term, superior performance in the discharge of normal operations.
  • New or novel effective solutions to problems pertaining to nuclear operations.
  • Outstanding and/or innovative applications of nuclear facilities to contribute to enhanced education, research, development or training programs.
  • Long-term, safe operations with a high availability factor.
  • Development and implementation of novel operating, maintenance or surveillance techniques and procedures.
  • Development of a new or novel application of the nuclear facility or its by-products, or
  • Any significant action worthy of national attention.

Nomination Deadline: March 1

Presented: Annual Meeting

Submit nominations in Word or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format to

Hard copies can be mailed to:
Chair, OPD Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526

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

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