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FCWMD Significant Contributions Award

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This award was established in 2014 by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division to recognize individuals or teams for a successful accomplishment that significantly advanced the scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or the nuclear waste management.

Awards may be given to an individual or collectively to a team for success on a single project, activity, contributions, or sustained initiative related to the nuclear fuel cycle and/or nuclear waste management.

Nominees need to be living ANS members at the time of nomination. It is normally presented to a member of the FC&WMD, however any ANS member is eligible.

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: March 1

Presented: Annual Meeting

The award will be a plaque given at the opening or Presidentís plenary session.

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to the FC&WMD Chair.

For more information, please visit the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division website

Worthy candidates will be selected by a subcommittee headed by the FC&WMD chair, and composed of the vice chair, treasury/secretary, and ex-officio chair.

The final decisions on candidates will be decided by vote of the FC&WMD executive committee.


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