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Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award

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This award was established to recognize outstanding achievement in which engineering knowledge has been effectively applied to yield an engineering concept, design, safety improvement, method of analysis or product utilized in nuclear power research and development or commercial application.

Recognizes an individual who has made significant technical contributions in any one of the many engineering disciplines served by the Society. The attainment can be in the form of a new principle, concept, design, method of analysis, product emanating from research or development, or from effective application of engineering knowledge to yield a commercial service or product needed in the nuclear energy enterprise. Management contributions are not considered. Emphasis is placed on achievement demonstrating a high degre e of technical merit and ingenuity. The candidate must be less than 40 years of age at the time of nomination.

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

Monetary Award: $2,000

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

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