American Nuclear Society honors nuclear experts
La Grange Park, IL (November 13, 2007)
- Today the American Nuclear Society (ANS) bestows the status of ANS Fellow on John S. Hendricks and James F. Stubbins during the 2007 ANS/European Nuclear Society (ENS) International Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo in Washington, DC.
November 13, 2007 ANS Fellows as follows:
John S. Hendricks
, a scientist for Los Alamos National Laboratory, was honored for his outstanding work and leadership in the development of the MCNP and MCNPX codes. Hendricks' vision focuses on quality, technical contributions, strategic thinking and determination have culminated in internationally recognized and admired Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Codes that have had a broad and dramatic impact across the nuclear enterprise.
James F. Stubbins
, a nuclear plasma and radiological engineering department head and professor at the University of Illinois was honored for his outstanding contributions to the understanding, development and use of materials in a wide variety of nuclear applications. Stubbins has impacted fusion, fission, and spallation systems through his contributions in areas such as radiation damage and effects performance, mechanical properties and design-base performance, and corrosion monitoring and performance.
ANS Fellow is the Society's highest honor. Each recipient will receive a certificate of distinction presented during the ANS Awards Luncheon in the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
Hendricks and Stubbins join an elite group of people listed on the ANS web page at http://www.ans.org/honors/fellows/
. The prestigious designation of ANS Fellow acknowledges extraordinary nuclear professionals in different disciplines relating to research, invention, engineering, safety, technical leadership and teaching.